Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly #37

Published
May 1961
Page count
116
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 The Face-Hunter From Saturn! Cover, 1 page

""Shock Rays from that faceless creature--preventing us from firing our guns!" "The Face-Hunter from Saturn!""

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #124 (January 1961)
Show/hide 1. The Face-Hunter From Saturn Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #124 (January 1961)

Notes

First appearance of the Faceless Creature from Saturn. While originally a one-shot character, he later became a member of the Forgotten Villains.

Show/hide 2. The Wizard's Revenge Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #41 (February 1961)
The Wizard's Revenge
Also printed
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #228 (December 1974-January 1975)
The Wizard's Revenge
 
Australia
Terror Tales Album (Murray, 1978 series) #8 ([October 1978?])
The Wizard's Revenge

Synopsis

Reporter Jim Lowery travels to the European village of Waldyk to expose their legendary wizard as a hoax, but he can't explain the fantastic things that keep happening to him.

Show/hide 3. Super-Athlete from Earth Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. Professor Eureka (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"Here is where Professor Eureka lives."

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art

Notes

Begins: "Here is where Professor Eureka lives."

Show/hide 5. The Game of 100 Dooms Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #107 (February 1961)
Show/hide 6. I Freed the Savage Invaders Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

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) #53 (March 1961)
Show/hide 7. Our Home is in the Stars Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #65 (February 1961)
 
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #4 (April-May 1970)
Show/hide 8. I Was a Stand-In for an Alien Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

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) #52 (February 1961)
Show/hide 9. The Great Space Impersonations Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #41 (February 1961)
The Great Space Impersonations

Synopsis

Aliens kidnap Earth men and impersonate them with the help of life-like masks.

Show/hide 10. I Became the Sun Creature Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #52 (February 1961)
Show/hide 11. The Man with the Alien Identity (A Mark Merlin Mystery) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Mark Merlin Mystery
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Mort Meskin, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #42 (March 1961)
Show/hide 12. The Weird Weapons of Zabadu 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) #108 (March 1961)
Show/hide 13. Weapon of the Great Brains Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #65 (February 1961)
Show/hide 14. The Man from Doomed Valley Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Bill Ely, line art
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #107 (February 1961)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 3084

Entry created

  • 19/12/2006

Cover added

  • 23/02/2014

Index completed

  • 15/09/2007

Last updated

  • 23/02/2014