Century Plus Comic #44

Published
January 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

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Danger in the Wilderness! (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Cover, 1 page

"Now 116 pages. Featuring "Danger in the Wilderness!""

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #45 (May-June 1959)
Show/hide 1. Stamps on Approval (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps
Show/hide 2. Danger in the Wilderness! (The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Writing
John Broome, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #45 (May-June 1959)
Show/hide 3. The Phantom of the Sea! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #30 (September 1954)
The Phantom of the Sea!

Synopsis

A scheming gangster falls victim to a killer wave.

Show/hide 4. Parade of the Planets! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-299

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Frank Giacoia, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor [as Julie Schwartz]

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #52 (June 1959)
Parade of the Planets!
First print
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #2 (December 1969-January 1970)
Parade of the Planets!

Synopsis

Lloyd Vincent recounts how he solved a mystery and prevented an alien from stealing earth from its orbit for a contest. Story hinges on the geography of King County, Maryland.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 5. The Elastic Lad of Metropolis! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen [Elastic Lad]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Potter

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Ray Burnley, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #37 (June 1959)
The Elastic Lad of Metropolis!

Synopsis

Lois accidentally gives both Clark and Jimmy a drink of Professor Potter's elastic serum. Jimmy becomes Elastic Lad, but Superman must figue out a way to cover for the fact that the serum doesn't effect him.

Show/hide 6. We Were Trapped as Human Puppets Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bob Brown, 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) #30 (April 1959)
We Were Trapped As Human Puppets

Synopsis

When a fishing boat makes landfall on an island after being blown off-course, the four occupants become human puppets obeying the commands of an alien being.

Show/hide 7. The Last Horse on Earth! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction
Code
S-661

Credits

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

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #108 (September 1959)
The Last Horse on Earth!
First print
United States
From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #9 (February-March 1971)
The Last Horse on Earth!

Synopsis

In the world of the 35th century Var Evans was regarded as a throwback to the 19th century -- imagining he lived in the Wild West, riding his trusty horse in pursuit of outlaws! [From the caption in the first panel]

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Show/hide 8. Weirdo's House of Fun (Weirdo's) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Weirdo's
Show/hide 9. Wrigley's [Safety Sam says Always Play Safe] [K22] (Wrigley's P.K. Chewing Gum) Advertisement, 1 page

"Safety Sam says Always Play Safe. Safety Sam is brought to you by P.K. It hurts to lear the hard way…"

Details

Printed
1959
Genre
Fact
More...
Wrigley's [Safety Sam says Always Play Safe] [K22]

Notes

The code on this advertisement might be K32.


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  • Geoff Harrison

AusReprints ID

  • 37872

Entry created

  • 08/06/2009

Cover added

  • 15/04/2022

Last updated

  • 15/04/2022