The Hundred Comic Monthly #9

Published
June 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
Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground (Roy Raymond, TV Detective) Cover, 1 page

"What's Roy Raymond doing up there? Pulling a publicity stunt?"

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond, TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)
Jack Schiff (actual original editor)

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Also printed
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #241 — The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground (page 1)

Notes

This cover is based on the splash page of the story 'The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground'.

Show/hide 1. The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground (Roy Raymond, TV Detective) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Roy Raymond, TV Detective
Genre
Detective-Mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen; Commissioner Jameson

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)<br />Jack Schiff (actual original editor)

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United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #241 (March 1957)
The Man Who Couldn't Touch Ground
Show/hide 2. Dream-Journey through Space Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 3. Bombo, Killer of the Jungle (Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Bombo (elephant)

Credits

Art
Ed Smalle
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor, credited)

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United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #200 (January 1955)
Bombo, Killer of the Jungle!

Synopsis

Bombo appears to be leading a herd of killer elephants.

Show/hide 4. Clark Kent, Strongman (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
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang

Credits

Art
John Sikela
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)<br />Mort Weisinger (actual original editor)

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United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #44 (October 1955)
Clark Kent, Strongman
Show/hide 5. The Bird of Fate Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

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United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #46 (January 1956)
The Bird of Fate
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Binky's Big Sister Lucy) Comic story, 5 pages

"I--er--can't give you my answer now, Mervin! I'd like to think it over for awhile!"

Featuring

Feature
Binky's Big Sister Lucy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Binky; Lucy; Mervin Merrill; Alice Biggs; Bertram; Allergy

Credits

Script
Hal Seegar ?
Art
Bob Oksner
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)
Larry Nadle (actual original editor)

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United States
Leave it to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #17 (November-December 1950)
The Big Question

Synopsis

The big question: Will Lucy say yes?

Show/hide 7. Beware, I Can Read Your Mind Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Characters
Tello the Great [Johnny Carter]; Doctor Benson

Credits

Art
Sheldon Moldoff
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

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Also printed
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #7 (November 1956)
Beware, I Can Read Your Mind!
 
United States
The Unexpected (DC, 1968 series) #157 (May-June 1974)
Beware, I Can Read Your Mind
 
Australia
Weird Mystery Tales (KG Murray, 1973? series) #28 ([April 1977?])
Beware! I can Read Your Mind

Synopsis

As a child strange radiation gives Johnny Carter the ability to read minds, but a lifetime of hearing other people's thoughts is driving him mad.

Show/hide 8. The Earth-Bound Planeteer (Tommy Tomorrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Ton o' Fun) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ton o' Fun
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
?
Art
Harry Lampert
Letters
Harry Lampert ?
Editing
?

Synopsis

Cartoons on horseshoes; natural marksman; and boxing.

Show/hide 10. The Dream Dooms (Wonder Woman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wonder Woman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Art
Harry G. Peter
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)
Robert Kanigher (actual original editor)

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Also printed
United States
Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #81 (April 1956)
The Dream Dooms

Synopsis

The Duke of Deception has found a way to scramble Wonder Woman's dreams.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Dizzy Dog) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dizzy Dog
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Script
?
Art
Sheldon Mayer
Letters
?
Editing
?

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Unknown

Synopsis

Dizzy Dog is short on cash.

Show/hide 12. Untitled Cartoon, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Art
?

Notes

Two filler cartoons.

Show/hide 13. The Second Vigilante (Vigilante) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Vigilante
Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Art
Bob Brown
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor)
Jack Schiff (original managing editor)
Mort Weisinger (original story editor)
George Kashdan (original story editor)

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United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #165 (February 1952)
The Second Vigilante
Show/hide 14. The Dangers from Tomorrow (The Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp ?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor-in-chief), Jack Schiff (original managing editor)
Murray Boltinoff (original associate editor), George Kashdan (original associate editor)

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Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #85 (November-December 1956)
The Dangers from Tomorrow
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Buzzy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Teen

Credits

Art
?

Notes

Buzzy aims to get there on time.

Show/hide 16. The Gorilla Who Saved the World Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

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Also printed
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #2 (April-May 1956)
The Gorilla Who Saved the World

Synopsis

Professor Jonas Star pretends to swap his mind with his gorilla's to avoid being kidnapped by aliens.

Show/hide 17. The Phantom Arena Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Art
John Prentice
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

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Also printed
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #46 (January 1956)
The Phantom Arena
Show/hide 18. Danger in the Air Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

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Also printed
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #21 (May-June 1955)
Danger in the Air!

Notes

Information about birds and planes.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Kevin Patrick
  • Michael F

AusReprints ID

  • 996

Entry created

  • 23/12/2003

Cover added

  • 21/01/2014

Index completed

  • 23/12/2003

Last updated

  • 09/04/2019