Mighty The 100-Page Comic! #4

Published
March 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
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Mrs. Superman (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

"thank goodness you've come home, dear! I can't handle our super-baby by myself!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #9 (July-August 1957)
Mrs. Superman!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 ([January 1966?])
Mr. and Mrs. Clark (Superman) Kent
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Showcase 9 (DC, 2001 series) (January 2001)
Mrs. Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
Mrs. Superman

Synopsis

Lois dreams she's married to Superman Lois dreams she's married to Superman.

Show/hide 1. Mrs. Superman (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #9 (July-August 1957)
Mrs. Superman
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #9 ([January 1966?])
Mr. and Mrs. Clark (Superman) Kent
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Showcase 9 (DC, 2001 series) (January 2001)
Mrs. Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
Mrs. Superman

Synopsis

Lois dreams she's married to Superman.

Show/hide 2. The Prisoner Tribe (Tomahawk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tomahawk
Genre
Western; Period

Credits

Art
Fred Ray, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Jack Schiff, editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, editor
 
George Kashdan, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #42 (August 1956)
Show/hide 3. The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Bernard Baily, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #7 (November-December 1957)
The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus
Show/hide 4. The Masked Marvel of Sherwood Forest! (Robin Hood Tales) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robin Hood Tales
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Robert Kanigher, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Robin Hood Tales (DC, 1957 series) #12 (November-December 1957)
The Masked Marvel of Sherwood Forest
Show/hide 5. Topsy Teevee! (Pinky and Winky) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pinky and Winky
Genre
Funny animals
Code
35

Credits

Art
Rube Grossman, line art

Reprint history

First print
Unknown  (Leading Screen Comics (DC, 1950 series) #?)

Notes

First appearance of Pinky and Winky is in Leading Screen Comics #49, June 1951.

Show/hide 6. The Menace of the Ancient Vials! Chapter 1 (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 7. The Menace of the Ancient Vials: Chapter 2: The Fire Being! (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
The Fire Being
Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Chapter Two: The Fire Being!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
The Fire Being [Chapter 2]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Fire Being! [Chapter Two]
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.
Show/hide 8. The Menace of the Ancient Vials: Chapter 3: The Demon From the Depths (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
Demon from the Depths
Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Chapter Three: The Demon From the Depths!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
Demon from the Depths [Chapter 3]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Demon from the Depths [Chapter 3]
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.
Show/hide 9. The Menace of the Ancient Vials: Chapter 4: The Deadly Duplicates! (Challengers of the Unknown) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Challengers of the Unknown
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
The Deadly Duplicates
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #138 (October 1963)
Printed in
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #40 ([December 1963?])
The Deadly Duplicates
Also printed
United States
Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #77 (December 1970-January 1971)
Chapter Four: The Deadly Duplicates!
 
United States
Challengers of the Unknown Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 ([July] 2003)
The Deadly Duplicates [Chapter 4]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 2006 series) #Volume 1 ([October] 2006)
The Deadly Duplicates! [Chapter 4]
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from SHOWCASE (DC, 1956 series) #12 (January-February 1958)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #12.
Show/hide 10. Vacation on the Moon! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #41 (December 1957-January 1958)
Vacation on the Moon
Show/hide 11. The Chessmen of Doom! (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 11.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Harry Peter, line art [as Harry G. Peter]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #55 (September-October 1952)
The Chessmen of Doom

Synopsis

The Chequerians play chess with entire planets as pieces.

Notes

Story re-done in Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #208.

Show/hide 12. Hi! Kids! Hundred Comics Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

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

Details

Printed
1958?
More...
Hi! Kids! Hundred Comics

Notes

The "Hi! Kids!" theme was used for advertisements across the range of KG Murray comics.

Show/hide 13. The Viking Genie (The Viking Prince) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Viking Prince
Genre
Period; Adventure

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Joe Kubert, line art [signed]
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Robert Kanigher, editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #15 (December 1957-January 1958)
The Viking Genie
Also printed
United Kingdom
The Super Summer Holiday Annual (Atlas Publishing, 1961 series) #1 (1960-61)
The Viking Genie
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1975 series) #24 (October-November 1976)
The Viking Genie
 
United States
The Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series) (June 2010)
The Viking Genie
From GCD
from Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #15 (December 1957-January 1958)
Show/hide 14. The Betrayal of Johnny Thunder (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, line art [signed]
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #97 (October-November 1957)
The Betrayal of Johnny Thunder
Printed in
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-22 (February-March 1971)
The Betrayal of Johnny Thunder!
Show/hide 15. The Bullet Man Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 16. Warden Willis (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

"Those must be the three new prisoners!"

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

this comic has the first appearance on Mighty Comic of the "100 pages" strip.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 571

Entry created

  • 04/12/2003

Cover added

  • 11/08/2007

Index completed

  • 04/12/2003

Last updated

  • 09/09/2019