Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly #22

Published
February 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/868669

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover The Volcano Man! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure; science fiction
Characters
Anton Belfors; Lt. Morales

Credits

Art
Bob Brown, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, 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) #36 (October 1959)
I Battled The Volcano Man!
Show/hide 1. I Battled the Volcano Man Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Lt. Morales; Anton Belfors; Sgt. Mayo

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Roussos, line art
Text
, 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) #36 (October 1959)
I Battled the Volcano Man

Synopsis

Anton Belfors escapes from the police by parachuting from a plane and falls into a volcano. There he gains mastery over flame and begins to rob banks until captured by Lt. Morales.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Peter Puptent Explorer) Comic story, 1 page

"I should never have allowed my wife..."

Featuring

Feature
Peter Puptent Explorer
Genre
Gag

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
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
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #37 (November 1959)
Berries
Show/hide 3. The Sorcerer's Sentry! (A Mark Merlin Mystery) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Mark Merlin Mystery
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

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

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First print
United States
House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #26 (November 1959)
The Sorcerer's Sentry
Show/hide 4. The Secret of Camp Galaxy Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 5. We Unleashed the Thermo-Men of Silent Valley Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Lee Elias, 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) #29 (March 1959)
We Unleashed the Thermo-Men of Silent Valley

Synopsis

A scientific experiment gone wrong raises giant subterranean monsters who can cause vast destruction.

Show/hide 6. The Man Who Harpooned Worlds! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Frank Giacoia, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #103 (April 1959)
The Man Who Harpooned Worlds!

Synopsis

Keith Kelvin must prove he isn't a menace to the universe and is really using giant space harpoons to try to capture a giant Ultra-Hawk which entered our universe through a space warp.

Show/hide 7. The Forbidden Face of Fa-San! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

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

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #91 (October 1959)
The Forbidden Face of Fa-San!

Synopsis

Three treasure hunters encounter a strange three-headed idol. Two of the heads bring good fortune, but the third punishes the greedy hunter who tries to cheat his partners.

Show/hide 8. Earth's Super Prisoner Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #80 (November 1958)
Earth's Super Prisoner

Synopsis

Adam Seldes and his friends save the life of a giant from another dimension, whose people's search for him is inadvertently causing great destruction.

Show/hide 9. I Was Bewitched by Lady Doom Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure; fantasy
Characters
Jim; Isadora; Peter

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

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First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #36 (October 1959)
I Was Bewitched by Lady Doom

Synopsis

Jim suffers partial amnesia after an injury and creates mental images of his love, Isadora, in fantasies. In these fantasies he is bedeviled by a god, Erwald, who has the image of Peter. Jim is finally reunited and remembers all.

Show/hide 10. The Riddle of the Alien Satellite Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

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

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First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #91 (October 1959)
The Riddle of the Alien Satellite

Synopsis

A glowing satellite lands on Earth, emitting rays that make everything around it shrink.

Show/hide 11. The Deadly Safaris Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bernard Baily, 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
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #91 (October 1959)
The Deadly Safaris

Synopsis

A swindler uses three enchanted artifacts to bring people under his control and force them to locate a fantastic lost treasure for him.

Show/hide 12. The Martian Earth-Trap! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #108 (September 1959)
The Martian Earth-Trap!

Synopsis

Martians who want to gain the upper hand over Earth in interstellar trade develop a gas that compels Earthlings who leave the planet to return home as soon as they leave the atmosphere.

Show/hide 13. I Was Bewitched for a Day Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 14. The Man Who Forgot the Earth! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Sid Greene, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #110 (November 1959)
The Man Who Forgot the Earth!
Show/hide 15. Mystery of the Space-Robots Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Characters
Uranus Warin

Credits

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

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First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #110 (November 1959)
Mystery of the Space-Robots

Synopsis

Uranus is determined to fly a spaceship and prove that he is a better pilot than any robot.


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