Century Plus Comic #58

Published
March 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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577700

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Captives of the Space Globes (Superman and Batman and Robin) Cover, 1 page

"Stop! You must obey my commands, Superman! If you try to free Batman and Robin, they will die!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #114 (December 1960)
Captives of the Space Globes!
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([October] 2008)
World's Finest Comics #114
Show/hide 1. Special Offer of… Free Stamp Collector's Kit (Rocket Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Rocket Stamps
Show/hide 2. Captives of the Space Globes (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Alba (from the planet Zoron); Baxian aliens; Anthkar (monster); Chorn (Baxian leader)

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #114 (December 1960)
Captives of the Space Globes
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([October] 2008)
Captives of the Space Globes

Synopsis

Alba takes Batman, Robin and Superman to his planet to help rid it of alien invaders.

Show/hide 3. The Cavemen of Metro (Atomic Knights) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 4. Stamp Collector's Outfit (Seven Seas Stamps Pty. Ltd.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps Pty. Ltd.
Show/hide 5. The Other Pow-Wow Smith! (Pow Wow Smith) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow Wow Smith
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #84 (November-December 1960)
The Other Pow Wow Smith
Show/hide 6. The Man of 1,000 Alien Faces (Spaceman at Work) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spaceman at Work
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Human Chameleon (Lt Rod Carter of Spaceways Police); Dan Carter; Chief Steele; Nyron; the Titan Gang

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller , scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #56 (December 1960)
The Man of 1,000 Alien Faces

Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

Show/hide 7. Untitled (The Hound and the Hare) Comic story, 6 pages

"Do you know what this is, son…"

Featuring

Feature
The Hound and the Hare
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals
Code
#65

Credits

Writing
Cecil Beard, scripter
 
Alpine Harper, scripter
Art
James F. Davis, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Larry Nadle, original Editor [as Lawrence Nadle]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) #65 (December 1960-January 1961)
Untitled
Show/hide 8. The Mystery Book Guild [full page] (The Mystery Book Guild) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1960 to 1961
More...
The Mystery Book Guild [full page]

Notes

The address used in this advertisement is the address for KG Murray from the late 1950s to the early 1970s.

Show/hide 9. The Sacrifice of Congorilla! (Congorilla and Janu) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla and Janu
Genre
Jungle; superhero
Characters
Janu; Qazumi

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279 (December 1960)
The Sacrifice of Congorilla!

Synopsis

Congorilla helps Wazumi earns the respect of the Maboli tribe.

Show/hide 10. The Man Who Breathed Doom Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art [signed]
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 Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #105 (December 1960)
The Man Who Breathed Doom

Synopsis

A farmer tastes a strange fruit he finds in a space capsule which causes him to exhale a poisonous gas, but it turns out to be the means of destroying another deadly menace from space.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Peter Puptent, Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"These ancient hieroglyphics must be over 6,000 years old!"

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent, Explorer
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, 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
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #14 (June-July 1960)
No title recorded
Show/hide 12. Showdown at Rawhide Gulch! (Matt Savage, Trail Boss) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage, Trail Boss
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #82 (July-August 1960)
Showdown at Rawhide Gulch
Also printed
Australia
Matt Savage Trail Boss (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Showdown at Rawhide Gulch
Show/hide 13. The Adventurers Club [full page] (The Adventurers Club) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1961
More...
The Adventurers Club [full page]

Notes

The contact address in this advertisement is the address used by KG Murray from the late 1950s to the early 1970s.

Show/hide 14. The Fabulous Eye of Fevos Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, line art
 
Howard Purcell, penciller [signed]
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) #39 (December 1960)
The Fabulous Eye of Fevos

Synopsis

Two explorers searching for a vast radium deposit encounter an amnesiac man with super-powers and enlist him to help them retrieve the radium.

Show/hide 15. Silly Sailors of the Sea! (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Eddie (teenager); Roy (teenager); Tom (teenager); Jim Hale

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279 (December 1960)
Silly Sailors of the Sea!
Also printed
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
Silly Sailors of the Sea!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
Silly Sailors Of The Sea!

Synopsis

Aquaman and Aqualad teach ignorant young sailors a lesson after they steal a sailboat.

Notes

Endnote announces Showcase #30 appearance. Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 16. Untitled (Dr. Floogle) Comic story, 1 page

"You have created me, but I am your master now!"

Featuring

Feature
Dr. Floogle
Genre
Humour; science fiction

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #50 (June 1960)
Untitled

Synopsis

Dr. Floogle's new robot wants to take over the world but he has one weakness.

Show/hide 17. The War against the Big-Feets People (The Three Mouseketeers) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Mouseketeers
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Sheldon Mayer, scripter [signed]
Art
Sheldon Mayer, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1956 series) #8 (May-June 1957)
The War Against the Big-Feets People!!
Also printed
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1956 series) #26 (October-December 1960)
The War Against the Big-Feets People!
 
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1970 series) #7 (May-June 1971)
The War Against the Big-Feets People!

Synopsis

The boys are tired of being bombarded with golf balls so they declare war on the country club next door.

Show/hide 18. The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk! (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Fred Ray, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Art Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #30 (February 1955)
The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk
Also printed
United Kingdom
Tomahawk (Strato, 1954 series) #8 ([October 1955?])
The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk
 
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #70 (September-October 1960)
The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk
 
Australia
Bumper Western Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #66 ([April 1976?])
The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk
Show/hide 19. Dramas of Doom Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Roussos, 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) #39 (December 1960)
Dramas of Doom

Synopsis

Larry's theater is about to close down when he decides to mount a fourteenth-century play by a cursed playwright. The play is a success but the curse seems to have taken hold of Larry.

Show/hide 20. Guitar Prices Slashed (Melody School of Music) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Melody School of Music
Show/hide 21. Wrigley's [Learn to Swim by Don Talbot] [M15] (Wrigley's Arrowmint Chewing Gum) Advertisement, 1 page

"Wrigley's Arrowmint Chewing Gum"

Details

Printed
1961
More...
Wrigley's [Learn to Swim by Don Talbot] [M15]

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Jeff Battista

AusReprints ID

  • 32017

Entry created

  • 12/07/2007

Cover added

  • 24/09/2022

Index completed

  • 25/09/2022

Last updated

  • 25/09/2022