The Hundred Comic Monthly #2

Published
November 1956
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
None

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Congo Bill) Cover, 1 page

"100 pages!"

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill
Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
?
Colours
?
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #218 — The Strange Jungle Jinx (page 2)

Notes

this is an Australian-drawn cover, based on parts of page 2 of 'The Strange Jungle Jinx' from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #218 (July 1956)

Show/hide 1. The Strange Jungle Jinx (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Janu the Jungle Boy; Congo Bill; Chota (chimpazee); Jim Bell; Fred Troy

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)
Jack Schiff (original managing editor)
George Kashdan (original story editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #218 (July 1956)
The Strange Jungle Jinx

Synopsis

A man tries to convince his partner that he's a jinx.

Show/hide 2. The Secret of the Black Knight (The Shining Knight) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 3. The Armada of Doom (Captain Compass) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

"Suppose we meet in an hour in front of the Sugar Lump?"

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Buzzy; Susie

Credits

Script
?
Art
Graham Place
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)
Larry Nadle (actual original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Buzzy (DC, 1945 series) #49 (May-June 1953)
Untitled

Synopsis

Susie watches the Daytime Storyteller and decides to test Buzzy to see if he's more in love with her than the characters on the tv show.

Show/hide 5. Stranger on Earth Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)<br />Julius Schwartz (actual original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #33 (August-September 1956)
Stranger on Earth!
Show/hide 6. The Galleon in the Desert (Vigilante) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vigilante
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Joe Samachson
Art
Dan Barry
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #146 (July 1950)
The Galleon in the Desert!
Also printed
United States
DC 100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1971 series) #6 (1971)
The Galleon in the Desert

Synopsis

The Vigilante and Stuff stop three criminals from looting the Great Western Exposition.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Fraidy Cat) Comic story, 5 pages

"Hi, Fraidy! Where are you going with the shovel?"

Featuring

Feature
Fraidy Cat
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
?
Show/hide 8. The Green Arrow Duels the Blue Lancer (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 9. The Second Life of Geoffrey Hawkes Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Liz) Comic story, 5 pages

"HMMM...I wonder.. You wonder what, Liz?"

Featuring

Feature
Liz
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
?
Show/hide 11. Greeting Cards of Destiny Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 12. The Wyoming Kid's Pal (The Wyoming Kid) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 13. The Flying Dutchman of Space (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tommy Tomorrow
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited), Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #220 (September 1956)
Show/hide 14. Untitled (The Dodo and the Frog) Comic story, 3 pages

" -- an' so that's why I always say that frogs are the smartest animals in the world!"

Featuring

Feature
The Dodo and the Frog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
?
Show/hide 15. The Ocean Restaurant (Aquaman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Ramona Fradon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #182 (November 1952)

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Michael F

AusReprints ID

  • 37857

Entry created

  • 14/07/2009

Cover added

  • 14/07/2009

Index completed

  • 14/07/2009

Last updated

  • 09/04/2019