Century Plus Comic #53

Published
October 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
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577695

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Hand-Me-Down Badge! (Johnny Thunder) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Thunder
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-Star Western (DC, 1970 series) #112 (April-May 1960)
The Hand-Me-Down Badge!
Show/hide 1. The Hand-Me-Down Badge! (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
All-Star Western (DC, 1970 series) #112 (April-May 1960)
The Hand-Me-Down Badge!
Show/hide 2. The Voyage of the S.S. Batman (Batman and Robin) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman and Robin
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; three bandits [Legs; others unnamed] (villains)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor [credited]
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Associate Editor [credited]
 
George Kashdan, original Associate Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #133 (August 1960)
The Voyage of the S.S. Batman

Synopsis

After building a mock Bat-Cave on board a ship and allowing the public in, several crooks break in to it, attempting to steal a trophy on display which has part of a map inside it that will lead the criminals to some stolen loot.

Show/hide 3. The Indestructible Menace! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #118 (July 1960)
The Indestructible Menace!
Show/hide 4. Untitled (The Fox and the Crow) Comic story, 4 pages

"Oh joy! How wonderful it is..."

Featuring

Feature
The Fox and the Crow
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Larry Nadle, original Editor [as Lawrence Nadle]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) #55 (April-May 1959)
Untitled
Show/hide 5. The Ninth Wonder! (Congorilla) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; 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) #270 (March 1960)
The Ninth Wonder
Show/hide 6. The Legend of the Giant Aztec Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, 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) #100 (July 1960)
The Legend of the Giant Aztec
Show/hide 7. Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; TNT Gang; Lucy Lane; Lois Lane

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, 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) #43 (March 1960)
Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster!

Synopsis

A monster appears whenever Jimmy uses his signal watch.

Show/hide 8. Threat of the Planet Wreckers! (Space Museum) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Space Museum
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #118 (July 1960)
Threat of the Planet Wreckers!
Show/hide 9. Rex - Circus Detective! (Rex) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 10. The Creatures from the Book Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, 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 Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #32 (May 1960)
The Creatures from the Book
Show/hide 11. Untitled (The Fox and the Crow) Comic story, 8 pages

"Oh, give me my boots and saddle..."

Featuring

Feature
The Fox and the Crow
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Code
561

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Larry Nadle, original Editor [as Lawrence Nadle]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Real Screen Comics (DC, 1945 series) #127 (March-April 1959)
Untitled
Show/hide 12. Aqua-Queen! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqua-Queen [Dale Conroy] (Intro); Aqualad [Garth]

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) #274 (July 1960)
Aqua-Queen!

Synopsis

After Aquaman doesn't pick her in a swimming meet, Dale Conroy vows to prove she's as good as he is.

Show/hide 13. The Mad Moon of Clune Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman , scripter
Art
George Roussos, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #50 (June 1960)
The Mad Moon of Clune
Show/hide 14. 3 Clues to Crime! (Hopalong Cassidy [Jimmy Wakely]) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Hopalong Cassidy [Jimmy Wakely]
Genre
Western-frontier

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #18 (July-August 1952)
3 Clues to Crime!

Notes

The Jimmy Wakely story has been touched up to feature Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 15. Wrigley's ["You and Your World" Antarctica] [L1] (Wrigley's P.K. Chewing Gum) Advertisement, 1 page

Notes

Date of publication is speculative, as provided by Ausreprints.net .

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Guy Budziak

AusReprints ID

  • 1365

Entry created

  • 12/04/2004

Cover added

  • 27/05/2022

Index completed

  • 27/05/2022

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022