Century Plus Comic #60

Published
May 1961
Page count
116
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

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Aquaman and Aqualad) Cover, 1 page

"No. No. Aquaman! You can't attack those weird creatures single handed!"

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]

Credits

Art
Dick Dillin, penciller
 
Sheldon Moldoff, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #30 (January-February 1961)
The Creatures from Atlantis!
Show/hide 1. The Creatures From Atlantis Part 2: Prisoner of Atlantis Part 3: The Battle of the Sea Creatures (Aquaman and Aqualad) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman and Aqualad
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (origin); Aqualad [Garth]; Tom Curry (Flashback, father of Arthur Curry); Atlanna (Flashback, mother of Arthur Curry)

Credits

Writing
Jack Miller, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #30 (January-February 1961)
The Creatures from Atlantis, Chapter 1
Also printed
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-26 (July-August 1971)
The Creatures from Atlantis
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #85 ([May 1972?])
The Creatures from Atlantis Part 2: Prisoner of Atlantis Part 3: The Battle of the Sea Creatures
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Creatures from Atlantis

Synopsis

Aquaman gets a S.O.S. from Atlantis.

Notes

Origin of Aquaman retold (from Adventure Comics 260, May 1959).

Show/hide 2. Bad Man's Law! (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #67 (October-November 1952)
Bad Man's Law!
Show/hide 3. Iroquois--The People of the Long House Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Western-Frontier

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-American Western (DC, 1948 series) #123 (December 1951-January 1952)
Iroquois, the People of the Long House
Show/hide 4. The Lost Magic Ring! (Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy
Genre
Jungle; superhero
Characters
Janu

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #281 (February 1961)
The Lost Magic Ring!

Synopsis

Congorilla loses his ring while possessing Congo Bill's mind.

Show/hide 5. Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop! (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
John Forte, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #51 (March 1961)
Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #6 (July-August 1980)
Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop!
Show/hide 6. The Crowning of Super-Chief (Super-Chief) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Super-Chief
Genre
Western-Frontier
Characters
Super-Chief (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #117 (February-March 1961)
The Crowning of Super-Chief
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #245 (December 1971-January 1972)
The Crowning of Super-Chief!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #90 ([August 1972?])
The Crowning of Super-Chief
 
Australia
Bumper Western Album (Murray, 1978 series) #70 ([October 1977?])
The Crowning of Super-Chief

Synopsis

Flying Stag, an Iroquois in pre-Columbian North America, becomes Super-Chief, Saganowahna, with powers granted by God to lead the Nations to peace.

Show/hide 7. Teacher from the Stars (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Blish (an alien teacher); three Sigan students (aliens); two bandits (villains)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #137 (February 1961)
Teacher from the Stars

Synopsis

Batman agrees to give an alien teacher and his students a tour of Gotham City, but when they begin to misbehave, it causes more than just a headache for the Caped Crusader.

Show/hide 8. The Dog-Nappers of Ridge Park! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal; crime

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #5 (September-October 1952)
The Dog-Napers of Ridge Park!

Synopsis

A Cocker Spaniel, Beauty, pretty but a "show-off", stays with the Dennises for a week. She and Rex play, but dog-nappers cosh Rex and carry her off for ransom. Rex follows, vaults fences, trips locks, bites guns, and pins the crooks until police arrive. He even lets courageous Beauty eat out of his special dish.

Show/hide 9. The Bandit's Flight (Hopalong Cassidy) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Hopalong Cassidy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as V. A. Provisiero]
 
Al Jetter, original Art Editor
Management
Will Lieberson, original Executive Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hopalong Cassidy (Fawcett, 1947 series) #72 (October 1952)
The Bandit's Flight
Also printed
Australia
Hopalong Cassidy (Cleland, 1949 series) #60 ([October 1953?])
Bandit's Flight!
Show/hide 10. King of the Alien Raiders Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ruben Moreira, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #108 (March 1961)
King of the Alien Raiders
Show/hide 11. The 10 Feats of Elastic Lass! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane [Elastic Lass]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; the Wrecker; Lana Lang; Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #23 (February 1961)
The 10 Feats of Elastic Lass!

Synopsis

Lois borrows Jimmy Olsen's serum and becomes Elastic Lass so she can catch the Wrecker, who has been blowing up statues around Metropolis.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Kevin Patrick

AusReprints ID

  • 1141

Entry created

  • 11/01/2004

Cover added

  • 11/12/2020

Index completed

  • 11/01/2004

Last updated

  • 11/12/2020