Century Comic #72

Published
May 1962
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman and Batman) Cover, 1 page

""Great scott! Batwoman has super-powers and she's using them to stop Superman from fighting that fantastic creature!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #117 (May 1961)
Show/hide 1. Super-Batwoman and the Super-Creature (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #90 (September-October 1957)
The Super-Batwoman
First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #117 (May 1961)
Super-Batwoman and the Super-Creature
Show/hide 2. They Crowned My Fiance Their King Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #64 (February 1962)
They Crowned My Fiance Their King!
Show/hide 3. The Secret Sentry of the Sea (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #298 (December 1961)
The Secret Sentry Of The Sea
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Secret Sentry Of The Sea

Synopsis

Aquaman and Aqualad guard a yacht where two countries are working on a peace plan to stop the war.

Show/hide 4. Return of the Doomed Druids Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #119 (February 1962)
Return of the Doomed Druids
Show/hide 5. Clue of the Canine Camera (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal; adventure

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor
Show/hide 6. I Battled the Magic of Mathonwy Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Art
George Roussos, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #63 (January 1962)
I Battled the Magic of Mathonwy
Show/hide 7. The Peril of the Pueblo Panther (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #45 (May-June 1954)
The Peril of the Pueblo Panther!

Notes

This story was originally a Pow Wow Smith feature. The main character has been redrawn with Hopalong Cassidy's features.

Show/hide 8. The Three Tough Teen-Agers (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #151 (February 1962)
The Three Tough Teen-Agers!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Three Tough Teen-Agers!

Synopsis

Lois takes a job as a teacher to write a report on juvenile delinquents. Superman helps her scare them straight.

Show/hide 9. Safaris for Sale (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #174 (November 1952)
Safaris for Sale
Also printed
United States
Tarzan (DC, 1972 series) #231 (June-July 1974)
Safaris For Sale
From GCD
from ACTION COMICS (DC, 1938 series) #174 November 1952
Show/hide 10. Riddle of the Boy-Genius Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #118 (January 1962)
Riddle of the Boy Genius
Show/hide 11. "Fearless" Fettle--Daredevil (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #40 (May 1956)
Fearless Fettle -- Daredevil
Show/hide 12. Food for Thought (Mysteries of the Unknown) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mysteries of the Unknown
Genre
Occult

Credits

Art
Harry Lazarus, line art
Editing
Richard Hughes, editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Forbidden Worlds (ACG, 1951 series) #93 (January-February 1961)

Notes

This issue includes a full page Seven Seas Stamps advertisement.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2905

Entry created

  • 14/12/2005

Cover added

  • 14/12/2005

Index completed

  • 26/07/2008

Last updated

  • 20/04/2011