Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly #9

Published
February 1957
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
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Girl in the Bottle Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-supernatural

Credits

Art
Hart Amos, line art [signed]
 
Ruben Moreira, designer (concept)
 
Hart Amos, penciller [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Hart Amos , letterer

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Based on
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #6 (October 1956)
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"H'lo Buzzer. Now that you go to school, how do you like it?"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #104 (March 1956)
Untitled
Show/hide 2. The Girl in the Bottle Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #6 (October 1956)
The Girl in the Bottle

Notes

Title corrected per Matthew Head, August 2008.

Show/hide 3. Perry White, Jr., Demon Reporter! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Wheels (villain, introduction); Perry White, Jr. (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Al Schwartz, scripter [as Alvin Schwartz]
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #108 (September 1956)
Perry White, Jr., Demon Reporter!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #55 (October 1954)
Perry White, Jr., Demon Reporter
 
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #175 (February-March 1976)
Perry White, Jr., Demon Reporter
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #202 ([August 1976?])
Perry White, Jr., Demon Reporter
Show/hide 4. Earth's Secret Visitors Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 5. Mad Masquerade (Peter Porkchops) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peter Porkchops
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Art
Otto Feuer, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Peter Porkchops (DC, 1949 series) #30 (July 1954)
Mad Masquerade!

Synopsis

Wolfie tries to win the prize at a masquerade party but nothing works out as he planned.

Show/hide 6. Bombo--the Rage of London! (Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill with Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Bombo; Trent

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Congo Bill (DC, 1954 series) #6 (June-July 1955)
Bombo-- the Rage of London!
Show/hide 7. Secret of the Castle Treasure (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #29 (September-October 1956)

Synopsis

Can Rex and Danny help find the treasure that is prophesied to appear in Peter Danvier's castle on a a particular night?

Show/hide 8. Two Detectives Named Smith (Pow Wow Smith, Indian Lawman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow Wow Smith, Indian Lawman
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Don C. Cameron, scripter
Art
Leonard Starr , line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #161 (July 1950)
Two Detectives Named Smith!
Show/hide 9. There Is No Superboy (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Notes

This is not the same as the story with the same title in Superboy (DC, 149 series) #23.

Show/hide 10. The Million Pound Gorilla (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal
Characters
Sheriff Chase (narrator); Congo (death); Bobo

Credits

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

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #12 (November-December 1953)
 (The Million Dollar Gorilla)

Synopsis

When Congo the gorilla is murdered, Bobo solves the case.

Show/hide 11. Honeymoon with Headaches (Full Steam Foley) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Full Steam Foley
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #46 (June-July 1950)
Honeymoon with Headaches!
Show/hide 12. The Arrow That Crossed a Continent (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; Mr. Hilton; Robin Hood Arrow Company (villains)

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #168 (September 1951)
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

"What makes him such a lady's man?"

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
Graham Place, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

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

Synopsis

Buzzy decides to be like a movie star and walk around with his eyes half closed to impress Susie.

Show/hide 14. Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert! (Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Don Cameron, scripter
Art
Ralph Mayo, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #174 (March 1952)
Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #224 (July-August 1974)
Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert!
 
Australia
The Flash (KG Murray, 1975 series) #136 ([April 1977?])
Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Grand Comics Database
  • Mark Muller
  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 45

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 27/12/2009

Index completed

  • 14/07/2006

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019