Five-Score Comic Monthly #77

Published
October 1964
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Thunder over Thailand! (I--Spy (King Faraday)) Cover, 1 page

"King Faraday "Thunder over Thailand!""

Featuring

Feature
I--Spy (King Faraday)
Genre
Spy

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #51 (July-August 1964)
Show/hide 1. I--Spy (I--Spy) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
I--Spy
Genre
Spy

Credits

Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #51 (July-August 1964)

Notes

Introductory page for the King Faraday reprints. The text refers to both Showcase stories, "Hunters of the Whispering Gallery!" and "Thunder over Thailand!" Only "Thunder over Thailand" is reprinted in this issue.

Show/hide 2. Thunder over Thailand! (King Faraday) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
King Faraday
Genre
Spy

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Danger Trail (DC, 1950 series) #3 (November-December 1950)
This version
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #51 (July-August 1964)
Show/hide 3. The Treasure of the Great Smoky Mine (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Irwin Hasen, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-American Western (DC, 1948 series) #108 (June-July 1949)
 (This was originally a "Minstrel Maverick" feature.)
Show/hide 4. Desperate Manhunt Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #35 (August-September 1953)
Show/hide 5. The Phantom of Paris (The Ghost-Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost-Breaker
Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #126 (March 1952)
Also printed
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1969 series) #3 (September-October 1969)
 (No Such Thing as Ghosts [includes some new art])
Show/hide 6. Chief Hot Foot (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 1 page

"Here, Let me help you!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Here, Let me help you!"

Show/hide 7. The Man Who Rode the Moonlight (Red Hawk) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 8. The Ship with the Magic Motor (Captain Compass) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Compass
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Joe Certa, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #208 (June 1954)
Show/hide 9. The Coins that Came to Life Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #40 (July 1955)
Show/hide 10. The Man No Prison Could Hold! (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #216 (February 1955)
Show/hide 11. Chief Hot Foot (Chief Hot Foot) Comic story, 1 page

"Chief, let's go swimming!"

Featuring

Feature
Chief Hot Foot
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 12. The Girl Who Lived 5,000 Years! (The Ghost-Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost-Breaker
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doctor Terry Thirteen

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Leonard Starr, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #128 (May 1952)
Also printed
United States
The Phantom Stranger (DC, 1969 series) #2 (July-August 1969)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Phantom Stranger (DC, 2006 series) #1 ([October] 2006)
Show/hide 13. Vengeance of the Sea King! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed as Julie Schwartz] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sensation Mystery (DC, 1952 series) #115 (May-June 1953)
Vengeance of the Sea King!

Synopsis

Crew members impersonate Neptune and his sons to make a murderer come forward and confess his crime.

Show/hide 14. Return to Karonia! Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Knuckles Markham; Marna; Nikita Khrushchev; Ivan Moredovich

Credits

Writing
Richard Hughes, scripter [as Shane O'Shea]
Art
Ogden Whitney, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventures into the Unknown (ACG, 1948 series) #122 (February 1961)
Return to Karonia!
Also printed
Australia
Deadly Mayhem (Gredown, 1980?) ([1980?])
Return to Karonia!
Show/hide 15. The Supernatural Alibi (The Ghost-Breaker) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Ghost-Breaker
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doctor Terry Thirteen

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr , line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #127 (April 1952)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2957

Entry created

Cover added

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