Century Plus Comic #57

Published
February 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
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577699

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Leap Year Bandits! (Matt Savage, Trail Boss) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage, Trail Boss
Genre
Western

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) #83 (September-October 1960)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Leap Year Bandits! (Matt Savage, Trail Boss) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Matt Savage, Trail Boss
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller [signed]
 
Joe Giella, inker [signed]
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 Leap Year Bandits
Also printed
Australia
Matt Savage Trail Boss (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Leap Year Bandits
Show/hide 2. I Was Marooned on Earth Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Nick Cardy, 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
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #48 (October 1960)
I Was Marooned on Earth
Show/hide 3. Janu of the Apes! (Congorilla) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Congorilla
Genre
Superhero; jungle
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) #278 (November 1960)
Janu of the Apes!

Synopsis

Janu borrows Congo Bill's ring.

Show/hide 4. The Sorceress and the Swordsman! (Don Caballero) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Don Caballero
Genre
Western-frontier
Characters
Don Caballero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, 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) #63 (February-March 1952)
The Sorceress and the Swordsman!
Show/hide 5. Hamilton Hawk's Big Surprise! (The Three Mouseketeers) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Three Mouseketeers
Genre
Anthropomorphic-funny animals
Code
#125-129
Characters
Fatsy; Patsy; Minus; Hamilton Hawk; McSnurtle the Turtle; Sherman; Herman Hop-Toad

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1956 series) #26 (October-December 1960)
Hamilton Hawk's Big Surprise!

Synopsis

Fatsy gets tangled up in Minus' new invention which Hamilton Hawk thinks will make him easy pickings.

Show/hide 6. The Ghost of Captain Comet! (Captain Comet) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter [credited as Edgar Ray Merritt]
Art
Murphy Anderson, line art
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) #16 (January 1952)
The Ghost of Captain Comet!
Show/hide 7. Dangerous Decoy! (Johnny Thunder) Comic story, 6 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) #68 (December 1952-January 1953)
Dangerous Decoy!
Show/hide 8. Untitled [Jerry Goes Back in Time] (The Adventures of Jerry Lewis) Comic story, 8 pages

"Jerry! There's no bridge!"

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
Genre
Humour
Characters
Jerry Lewis

Credits

Writing
Bob Oksner , scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller
 
Graham Place, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Larry Nadle, original Editor [as Lawrence Nadle]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #61 (November-December 1960)
Untitled

Synopsis

Jerry visits an amusement park and accidentally sends himself back in time.

Notes

Part 1

Show/hide 9. Untitled [Jerry Visits Ancient Rome] (The Adventures of Jerry Lewis) Comic story, 8 pages

"Hey! That's funny!"

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
Genre
Humour
Characters
Jerry Lewis; Horatius; Fiorella

Credits

Writing
Bob Oksner , scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller
 
Graham Place, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Larry Nadle, original Editor [as Lawrence Nadle]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #61 (November-December 1960)
Untitled

Synopsis

Jerry lands in the time of ancient Rome.

Notes

Part 2

Show/hide 10. Untitled [Jerry Beats the Etruscans] (The Adventures of Jerry Lewis) Comic story, 10 pages

"Fine thing! Real peachy planning, boy!"

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
Genre
Humour
Characters
Jerry Lewis; Sofia; Horatius; Charles the Etruscan

Credits

Writing
Bob Oksner , scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller
 
Graham Place, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Larry Nadle, original Editor [as Lawrence Nadle]

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #61 (November-December 1960)
Untitled

Synopsis

Jerry beats the Etruscans single handed.

Notes

Part 3

Show/hide 11. Aqualad Goes to School! (Aquaman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mr. Tracy (school principal); Miss Pine (teacher)

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #278 (November 1960)
Aqualad Goes To School!
Also printed
United States
Teen Titans (DC, 1966 series) #38 (March-April 1972)
Aqualad Goes To School!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #89 ([September 1972?])
Aqualad Goes to School!
 
United States
The Aquaman Archives (DC, 2003 series) #Volume 1 (2003)
Aqualad Goes to School
 
United States
Showcase Presents Aquaman (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([February] 2007)
Aqualad Goes To School!

Synopsis

When Aqualad has trouble with a big test after being hit on the head, Aquaman uses ocean animals to help Aqualad remember the answers.

Show/hide 12. The Cosmic Gamble! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox, scripter
 
Gardner Fox, scripter
Art
Howard Sherman, line art
 
Howard Sherman, line art
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #10 (October-November 1952)
The Cosmic Gamble!
Show/hide 13. Manhunt in Rainbow Canyon! (Pow Wow Smith) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pow Wow Smith
Genre
Western

Credits

Writing
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
 
Ed Herron, scripter [as France Herron]
Art
Carmine Infantino, line art
 
Carmine Infantino, line art
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
 
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor
 
Whitney Ellsworth, original Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #43 (January-February 1954)
Manhunt in Rainbow Canyon
Show/hide 14. They Made Me a Totem Spirit Comic story, 8 pages

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #49 (November 1960)
They Made Me a Totem Spirit

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 37826

Entry created

  • 25/12/2009

Cover added

  • 27/05/2022

Index completed

  • 27/05/2022

Last updated

  • 27/05/2022