Century Comic #65

Published
October 1961
Page count
100
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
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Show/hide Cover The Eyes of Johnny Thunder! (Johnny Thunder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Gil Kane
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #118 (April-May 1961)
The Eyes of Johnny Thunder!
Show/hide 1. The Eyes of Johnny Thunder (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Superhero; humor; western

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Giella
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #118 (April-May 1961)
The Eyes of Johnny Thunder
Also printed
Australia
Two Guns for Johnny Thunder (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Eyes of Johnny Thunder
Show/hide 2. The Monsters From Earth (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #47 (September 1960)

Notes

Sequel to the story 'Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster' in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #43.

Show/hide 3. The Creature King of the Sea (Aquaman) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
Jack Schiff

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #32 (May-June 1961)
Also printed
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Creature King of the Sea
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Professor Eureka) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Professor Eureka
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Professor Eureka complains his robot should not pay another fare on the plane because the robot is only two years old.

Show/hide 5. The Master of Mind Over Matter Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #26 (November 1952)
The Master of Mind over Matter!
Also printed
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #396 (February 1970)
The Master of Mind over Matter!
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #63 ([July 1970?])
The Master of Mind Over Matter
From GCD
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #26

Synopsis

Derek Blake discovers the secret of Elmo the Great's powers.

Show/hide 6. Four-Footed Trooper (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor)
Julius Schwartz (actual editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-American Western (DC, 1948 series) #123 (December 1951-January 1952)

Notes

This story was originally a Foley of the Fighting Fifth feature. The features of the lead character have been redrawn as Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 7. Crime Runs the Bases (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal; Detective

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #9 (May-June 1953)
Show/hide 8. Number Words Quiz (Kwizzlers) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kwizzlers

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel

Reprint history

First print
United States
It's Gametime (DC, 1955 series) #3 (January-February 1956)
Also printed
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1970 series) #5 (February 1971)

Notes

One page puzzzle. The original has been identified by name only, and could be wrong.

Show/hide 9. The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Sy Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #22 (July 1952)
Guardians of the Clockwork Universe
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #204 (August 1971)
The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe!
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #73 (February 1972)
The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe
 
United States
Mysteries in Space: The Best of DC Science Fiction Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1980 series) (October 1980)
The Guardians of the Clockwork Universe
From GCD
from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #22 (July 1952)
 
from Strange Adventures #22 (July 1952)
Show/hide 10. The Man-Ape's Mountain Mission (Congorilla) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Howard Sherman
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #249 (February 1959)
The Man-Ape's Mountain Mission
Show/hide 11. The Curse of the Golden Secret Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #15 (June 1953)
Show/hide 12. Secret of the Lost River (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #10 (July-August 1952)
Secret of the Lost River

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Michael Mead

AusReprints ID

  • 37827

Entry created

  • 23/04/2011

Cover added

  • 23/04/2011

Index completed

  • 23/04/2011

Last updated

  • 28/04/2018