Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #29

Published
October 1958
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
100 pages
 
100 pages
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy) Cover, 1 page

"I'm sorry, Superboy, but we cannot admit you into our super-hero club! Your low score on the tests we gave you proves your powers are to ordinary!"

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad [as Lightning Boy]; Saturn Girl]

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (April 1958)
The Legion of Super-Heroes!
Also printed
New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (KG Murray (NZ), 1958? series) #29 ([December 1958?])
The Legion of Super-Heroes!
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Hello, Timmy! H'lo, Peg!"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Show/hide 2. The Legion of Super-Heroes (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 3. The Captured Chieftain (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Murray Boltinoff, editor [as Whitney Ellsworth] (Jack Schiff, Murray Boltinoff, George Kashdan)

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First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #41 (July 1956)
Show/hide 4. I was a Stand-In for a Feudal Baron Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor
 
Jack Schiff, Associate Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, Associate Editor

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #22 (July-August 1958)
Show/hide 5. At Sea in the Stone Age (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #184 (January 1953)
Show/hide 6. The Mystery of the Bearded Prospector (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Wyoming Kid
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, Assistant Editor

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #70 (July-August 1958)
Show/hide 7. The Mysterious Mirror-Man (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 8. Secret of the Golden Maharajah (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #38 (March-April 1958)

Synopsis

Rex and Dr. Durand travel to Ranpur, India in attempt to convince the marharajah to allow a satellite observation post to be set up in his territory.

Show/hide 9. Mystery of the One Dollar Bank Robbery (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

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First print
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (DC, 1954 series) #123 (May-June 1957)
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Leave it to Binky) Comic story, 6 pages

"Shall I pick you up about eight, Peggy?"

Featuring

Feature
Leave it to Binky
Genre
Teen
Show/hide 11. The Forgotten Man of the Jungle (Congo Bill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ed Smalle, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #184 (September 1953)
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Sagebrush Sam) Comic story, 2 pages

"I hope they came!"

Featuring

Feature
Sagebrush Sam
Genre
Humour
Show/hide 13. Prisoner in the Sky (The Nighthawk) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Nighthawk
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #70 (July-August 1958)
Show/hide 14. The Prison in Space Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

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First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #27 (July 1958)
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Uncle Jerry! Look what I got-a Boomerang"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos
  • Michael F

AusReprints ID

  • 37822

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