Century Plus Comic #55

Published
December 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/577697

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Raiders of the Dogiron Herd! (Matt Savage, Trail Boss) Cover, 1 page

"The only way to break up that Indian attack is by stampeding the herd at them!"

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage, Trail Boss

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #81 (May-June 1960)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #81 (May-June 1960)
Raiders of the Dogiron Herd
Show/hide 1. Raiders of the Dogiron Herd! (Matt Savage, Trail Boss) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage, Trail Boss

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #81 (May-June 1960)
Untitled
First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #81 (May-June 1960)
Raiders of the Dogiron Herd
Also printed
Australia
Matt Savage Trail Boss (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Raiders of the Dogiron Herd
Show/hide 2. The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Lucy Lane; Great Majo; Perry White; Pat Boone (Cameo; picture on a show poster)

Credits

Writing
Robert Bernstein, 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) #19 (August 1960)
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
Also printed
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #68 (September-October 1966)
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #4 ([June 1967?])
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #27 ([July 1967?])
The Day Lois Lane Forgot Superman

Synopsis

Lois asks a hypnotist to make her forget Superman.

Show/hide 3. The Menace of the Water-Raider! (Atomic Knights) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. Untitled (The Fox and the Crow) Comic story, 6 pages

"Da thing I like most is jes' ta sit here with me feet on da table an' do nothin'!"

Featuring

Feature
The Fox and the Crow
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Code
526

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Real Screen Comics (DC, 1945 series) #126 (January-February 1959)
Untitled
Show/hide 5. The Living Paintings Comic story, 6 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #5 (September 1956)
The Living Paintings

Synopsis

Art expert Mr. Martin tells how he once used gimmicked paintings to produce a confession.

Show/hide 6. Terror at Thunder Basin! (Jimmy Wakely) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Wakely
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
, penciller (Hopalong Cassidy)
 
John Giunta , inker (Hopalong Cassidy)
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) #17 (May-June 1952)
Terror at Thunder Basin

Notes

The original Jimmy Wakely story has been worked with the main character redrawn as Hopalong Cassidy.

Show/hide 7. The Second Deluge! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Aqua-Cave; Captain Noah

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) #271 (April 1960)
The Second Deluge!
Also printed
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
The Second Deluge
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
The Second Deluge!

Synopsis

Captain Noah predicts a second deluge.

Show/hide 8. The Trail of the Golden Hawks (Rex) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Rex

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #33 (May-June 1957)
The Trail of the Golden Hawks
Show/hide 9. The Rainbow Creature (Batman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Diaz; the Rainbow Beast

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter (credit by O'Hearn)
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, line art
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original Editor
 
Murray Boltinoff, original Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #134 (September 1960)
The Rainbow Creature
Also printed
United States
Batman: The Black Casebook (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
The Rainbow Creature
Show/hide 10. The Charmed Life of Pow-Wow Smith! (Pow Wow Smith) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow Wow Smith
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #83 (September-October 1960)
The Charmed Life of Pow Wow Smith
Show/hide 11. The Congorilla of Space (Congorilla) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Jungle; superhero

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) #276 (September 1960)
The Congorilla of Space!
Also printed
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #149 (May 1965)
The Congorilla of Space
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #4 ([August 1965?])
The Congorilla of Space!

Synopsis

Congorilla is transported to another world where he meets an Alien Congorilla much like himself.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Flippity and Flop) Comic story, 6 pages

"Things are awfully quiet around here -- Hmm… I wonder--??"

Featuring

Feature
Flippity and Flop
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Code
253

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
TV Screen Cartoons (DC, 1959 series) #136 (September-October 1960)
Untitled
Show/hide 13. The King of Crime! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 14. Slaves of the Sea-Master! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #20 (May 1952)
Slaves of the Sea-Master

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2207

Entry created

  • 30/01/2005

Cover added

  • 02/12/2011

Index completed

  • 27/05/2022

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022