The Hundred Comic Monthly #30

Published
March 1959
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
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Show/hide Cover The Invincible Challenger (Challengers of the Unknown) Cover, 1 page

""Look out! Rocky's experimental flight into space has given him strange, menancing powers!" Featuring "The Invincible Challenger!""

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Roz Kirby (blacks)
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #3 (August-September 1958)
The Invincible Challenger!
From GCD
in Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #2 (May 2004)
in Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #1
Show/hide 1. The Menace of the Invincible Challenger (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Script
Dave Wood?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby?
Roz Kirby (blacks)
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #3 (August-September 1958)
The Menace of the Invincible Challenger
Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 2 ([May] 2004)
The Menace of the Invincible Challenger
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Menace of the Invincible Challenger
From GCD
from CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN (DC, 1958 series) #3 (August-September 1958)
 
from Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #3.
Show/hide 2. Tomahawk's Air Force (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; period

Credits

Art
Fred Ray
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff
Murray Boltinoff
George Kashdan

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #44 (November 1956)
Tomahawk's Air Force
Show/hide 3. The Fantastic Forest (Roy Raymond TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond TV Detective
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #260 (October 1958)
The Fantastic Forest!
Show/hide 4. Solar System Sizes (Solar System Sizes) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"To be visible to the naked eye, the tail of a comet must be at least 5 million miles long..."

Featuring

Feature
Solar System Sizes
Genre
Fact

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

Facts about the tail of a comet and meteor crash in Siberia.

Show/hide 5. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 6. I was a Ghost for Hire Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Sy Barry?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #6 (September 1952)
I Was A Ghost For Hire!
Show/hide 7. What's the Difference Between... (What's the Difference Between...) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"Of the thousands of asteroids discovered to date, the diameters of only the four largest have been measured."

Featuring

Feature
What's the Difference Between...
Genre
Fact

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

Information on diameters of asteroids.

Show/hide 8. Your Sign of Highest Value in Comics! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Your sign of highest value in comics. 100 pages in all these comics! Look for this trade mark on the cover of your comics. It's your guarantee of the most for the least."

Details

Printed
1959
More...
Your Sign of Highest Value in Comics!
Show/hide 9. The Strangest Crew in the Universe (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (managing)
Mort Weisinger, George Kashdan (assistants)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #241 (June 1958)
The Strangest Crew in the Universe
Show/hide 10. I was a Prisoner in a Human Zoo Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 11. Leap Before You Look (Leave It To Binky) Comic story, 3.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
Leave It To Binky
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
Bob Oksner

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Printed in
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #70 (September-October 1967)
Leap before You Look
Show/hide 12. Hi! Kids! Insist on 100 Pages Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Hi! Kids! When you buy a 2/- comic insist on -100 pages- "Century" "Hundred" "Mighty" "All Favourites" "Five Score" The Best Comics Ever"

Details

Printed
1958? to 1959?
More...
Hi! Kids! Insist on 100 Pages

Notes

"Hi! Kids!" advertisements were used to promote comics across the KG Murray range.

Show/hide 13. The Surprise Sheriff (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #84 (August-September 1955)
The Surprised Sheriff
Show/hide 14. The Riddle of the Statues (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff (managing editor)
Mort Weisinger
George Kashdan (story editors)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #214 (July 1955)
The Riddle of the Statues
Show/hide 15. Secret of the Skyscraper Spaceship Comic story, 6.66 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
France Herron
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #42 (February-March 1958)
Secret of the Skyscraper Spaceship
Show/hide 16. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"I'd like to see an umbrella!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
Unknown
Show/hide 17. The Shrinking City (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Harry G. Peter
Editing
Robert Kanigher

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #93 (October 1957)
The Shrinking City!
Show/hide 18. John Jones' Super-Secret (John Jones, Manhunter from Mars) Comic story, 5.66 pages

Featuring

Feature
John Jones, Manhunter from Mars
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Miller ?
Art
Joe Certa
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Jack Schiff (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #260 (October 1958)
John Jones' Super-Secret
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents: Martian Manhunter (DC, 2007 series) #1 (2007)
John Jones' Super-Secret
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #260.

Synopsis

Manhunter helps a patrolman regain his confidence.

Show/hide 19. Shorty (Shorty) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"Ow! My Tooth!"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

Original
Show/hide 20. Secret of the Space-Giant Comic story, 10.66 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
John Broome?
Otto Binder?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #97 (October 1958)
Secret of the Space Giant
Show/hide 21. Hi! Kids! Superboy Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

"Hi! Kids! Be sure to buy your copy of the great Superboy comics! ---On sale now!"

Details

Printed
1957? to 1959?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Hi! Kids! Superboy
Show/hide 22. Professor Eureka (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

"Professor Eureka, I'm your new assistant!"

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34890

Entry created

  • 03/11/2007

Cover added

  • 27/11/2007

Index completed

  • 27/11/2007

Last updated

  • 16/04/2011