Century Plus Comic #59

Published
April 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 Untitled (Johnny Thunder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #116 (December 1960-January 1961)
Untitled [Mystery of the Masked Menace!]
Show/hide 1. Mystery of the Masked Menace (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #116 (December 1960-January 1961)
Mystery of the Masked Menace!
Show/hide 2. Beware the Synthetic Men (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #17 (February 1952)
Beware the Synthetic Men
Also printed
Australia
Super Heroes Album (KG Murray, 1976 series) #5 ([March 1977?])
Beware the Synthetic Men

Notes

Cover story

Show/hide 3. The Lord of Olsen Castle (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Krypto; Supergirl; Bizarro #1

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #50 (January 1961)
The Lord of Olsen Castle!

Synopsis

Supergirl, Krypto, and Bizarro No. 1 help trick Jimmy into passing three tests in order to inherit a castle and a title. But Jimmy's one act as Lord is to sign away his title and holdings.

Show/hide 4. Treasure Trail to Tumbleweed Gap (Pow-Wow Smith Indian Law Man) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow-Wow Smith Indian Law Man
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
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) #85 (January-February 1961)
Treasure Trail to Tumbleweed Gap
Show/hide 5. The Lost Ocean (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Jim Flood; Ted Flood; Movie Director; Lighthouse Keeper

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) #280 (January 1961)
The Lost Ocean!
Also printed
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
The Lost Ocean!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Lost Ocean!

Synopsis

Aquaman and Aqualad help make TV movie Sea Chase after the two stars get the bends after diving to deep. Sea Chase is a parody of TV series Sea Hunt.

Show/hide 6. No Eyes Can See Me Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #45 (June 1954)
No Eyes Can See Me
Show/hide 7. Terror Island (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #4 (July-August 1952)
Terror Island

Synopsis

Rex teaches dog hater Frank Ferris that Rex is mans' best friend.

Notes

Rex quote: "Don't go in there it has an evil scent.."

Show/hide 8. We Defied the Beasts of the Witch Doctor Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, 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
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #51 (January 1961)
We Defied the Beasts of the Witch Doctor

Synopsis

Two hunters encounter several fantastic monsters in the jungle which were supposedly created by a powerful witch doctor.

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

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla and Janu
Genre
Superhero; jungle
Characters
Janu

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) #280 (January 1961)
Seven Faces of Congorilla
Also printed
Australia
Century Plus Comic (Color Comics, 1960 series) #59 ([April 1961?])

Synopsis

Dizziness makes him act out nursery rhyme

Show/hide 10. The Doom Trader from Space Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #106 (January 1961)
The Doom Trader From Space
Show/hide 11. The Dance Hall Queen and the Desperadoes (Matt Savage Trail Boss) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"Professor Eureka, I think I saw a creature from another planet through my window!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, 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) #18 (February-March 1961)
No title recorded
Show/hide 13. The Flying Gorilla Menace Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #125 (February 1961)
The Flying Gorilla Menace
Show/hide 14. Hints on Tennis [Wrigley's Arrowmint] (Wrigley's Arrowming Chewing Gum) Advertisement, 1 page

Details

Printed
1961
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Hints on Tennis [Wrigley's Arrowmint]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33172

Entry created

  • 11/08/2007

Cover added

  • 29/04/2010

Index completed

  • 29/04/2010

Last updated

  • 13/04/2020