Century Plus Comic #49

Published
June 1960
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577691

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Lois Lane's Secret Romance! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

"Lois--You're wearing a Batwoman costume! Does that mean you love Batman and intend ot marry him?"

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane [as Batwoman]; Batman (in photo)

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #14 (January 1960)
Lois Lane's Secret Romance!
Show/hide 1. Lois Lane's Secret Romance! (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, 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) #14 (January 1960)
Lois Lane's Secret Romance!
Also printed
United States
Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2 (Summer 1963)
Lois Lane's Secret Romance!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #2 ([June 1965?])
Lois Lane's Secret Romance
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #27 ([July 1967?])
Lois Lane's Secret Romance
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #42 (December 1980)
Lois Lane's Secret Romance!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Lois Lane's Secret Romance!

Synopsis

Supergirl schemes to get Lois married to Superman. She even sends her a Batwoman costume and pretends it's a present from Batman to make Superman jealous.

Show/hide 2. The Long Long Trail--to Jail (Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd
Genre
Western-Frontier

Notes

This could be a different western feature edited and partially redrawn to convert it into a Hopalong Cassidy story.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Dexter) Comic story, 1 page

"Gosh, Uncle Dexter, I'm going to cousin Herby's all by myself, on a train!"

Featuring

Feature
Dexter
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #143 (December 1959)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #37 ([June 1967])
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #27 ([July 1967])
Untitled
Show/hide 4. I Led the Sinister Safari Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Roussos, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #40 (February 1960)
I Led the Sinister Safari

Synopsis

A missing scientist has been captured by aliens who want his latest invention for their own evil purposes, and he pretends to join them, sacrificing his life to defeat them.

Show/hide 5. The Case of the Counterfeit Cigarettes Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

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First print
United States
Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #51 (April-May 1956)
The Case of the Counterfeit Cigarettes
Show/hide 6. The Adventures of Aquaboy (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aquaboy (Aquaman as a child in flashback); Captain Harte

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, scripter
Art
Ramona Fradon, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #268 (January 1960)
The Adventures of Aquaboy!
Also printed
United States
Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #47 (September-October 1969)
The Adventures of Aquaboy!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #57 ([January 1970?])
The Adventures of Aquaboy
 
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
The Adventures of Aquaboy
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Adventures of Aquaboy!

Synopsis

Aquaman has to prove his existence to a blind man. Flashback of Aquaman as Aquaboy when he was beginning as a hero.

Show/hide 7. From Blueprint to Battlefields Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; war
Code
K-1160
Characters
Leonardo Da Vinci

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

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First print
United States
Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #266 (March 1974)
Leonardo Da Vinci

Notes

Feature on Leonardo Da Vinci's inventions, and their modern counterparts. A look at the inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci and the modern military versions of those designs.

Show/hide 8. Rex's Amazing Treasure Hunt (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Rex

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

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First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #34 (July-August 1957)
Rex's Amazing Treasure Hunt
Show/hide 9. How Krypto Made History (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
Krypto; Babe Ruth; George Washington; Robin Hood; King Arthur

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

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First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #75 (September 1959)
How Krypto Made History!

Synopsis

Krypto chases a dinosaur bone throughout history.

Show/hide 10. The World of Flying Men (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #18 (March 1952)
The World of Flying Men
Show/hide 11. A Bullet for Johnny Thunder (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

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First print
United States
All Star Western (DC, 1951 series) #80 (December 1954-January 1955)
A Bullet for Johnny Thunder
Show/hide 12. Congorilla Goes to War (Congorilla) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Janu the Jungle Boy; Col. Duval

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #258 (November 1959)
Congorilla Goes to War!

Synopsis

Congorilla protects a daffy ex-Foreign Legion officer who thinks his pets are still his troops.

Show/hide 13. Dues and Don'ts (The Three Mouseketeers) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Mouseketeers
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Code
95
Characters
Fatsy; Patsy; Minus; J. Montmorency Mole; Cyril Centipede; Ol' Whiskers

Credits

Writing
Sy Reit, scripter
Art
Rube Grossman, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Larry Nadle, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1956 series) #20 (November 1958)
Dues and Don'ts!
Show/hide 14. The Man with 100 Wigs Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Ollie) Comic story, 1 page

"This is my first job working in a home, Mr. Ollie!"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor

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First print
United States
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #144 (January 1960)
No title recorded
Show/hide 16. Lives of a Rocket Lancer (Knights of the Galaxy Starring Lyle--Space Commando) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Knights of the Galaxy Starring Lyle--Space Commando
Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Knights of the Galaxy [Commander Artho; Lyle; Ora]; Zal-Du

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter [as Dion Anthony]
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Sy Barry, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #8 (June-July 1952)
Lives of a Rocket Lancer!
First print
United States
Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #85 (November-December 1970)
Lives of a Rocket Lancer!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #97 ([January 1976?])
Lives of a Rocket Lancer

Synopsis

The thirtieth-century Knights of the Galaxy are replaced by their sixth-century counterparts from King Arthur's Camelot, who must fight sn armada of space brigands under the command of Zal-Du.

Show/hide 17. Winged Fury Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure
Characters
Jess Sutton

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Carmine Infantino, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #3 (May-June 1952)
Winged Fury

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1349

Entry created

  • 31/03/2004

Cover added

  • 30/06/2021

Index completed

  • 17/10/2004

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022