([April 1957])

K. G. Murray, 1956 Series
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Price:
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
Brand:
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
Editing:
?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Canine Castaway! (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?; Gil Kane (source)
Inks:
?; Bernard Sachs (source)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

This cover is based on page 1 of 'Canine Castaway', The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog (DC, 1952 series) #30 (November-December 1956)

["Wow--wasn't it a swell picture!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
humour
Reprints:
  • from ?

Canine Castaway (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
Rex and unnamed reporter fight for their lives while marooned on a south sea island.
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The Hidden City! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor); Jack Schiff (original managing editor); Mort Weisinger (original story editor); George Kashdan (original story editor)

Genre:
jungle
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["I just though of a swell idea!"] (Table of Contents)

Stevie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
humour
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Original printings of this series report it is from the Bell Syndicate Inc. Episodes were printed in A Date with Judy and Buzzy.

The Super Zoo from Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor); Mort Weisinger; (actual original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Professor Lang discovers a bunch of eggs from Krypton.
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Indexer Notes

Subsequent US reprints of this story added a hyphen to retitle the story "The Super-Zoo from Krypton".

The Castle of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre:
detective-mystery
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The Day They Stole My Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor); Jack Schiff (original associate editor); Murray Boltinoff (original associate editor); George Kashdan (orignal associate editor)

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["Gee, Binky! I'm on the entertainment committee for the Jr. Hop!"] (Table of Contents)

Leave It to Binky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
teen
Reprints:
  • from ?

Murder in the Blue Yonder! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
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The Alibi Club for Archers! (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
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["A plains Indian of long ago measured the length of an arrow..."] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This reprint has had its original title removed and is possibly only part of the original feature.

["Hiya Dunbar! What are you doing with all those papers?"] (Table of Contents)

The Dodo and the Frog / comic story / 5.7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from ?

A Totem Pole for Tubby (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual original editor)

Genre:
superhero
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["Oh, my goodness! My throat's so sore, not a sound comes out!"] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Ha-lights / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert ?
Pencils:
Harry Lampert ?
Inks:
Harry Lampert ?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor); Larry Nadle (actual original editor)

Genre:
humour
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Ordeal by Fire (Table of Contents)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Jones is assigned to the Arson Squad
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Double Up (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Place
Inks:
Graham Place
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
teen
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["Can I do something for you sonny?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
humour
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This reprint appears to be extended to a full page with extra artwork and white space.

The Phantom Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original credited editor); Jack Schiff (original managing editor); Mort Weisinger (original story editor); George Kashdan (original story editor)

Genre:
superhero
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Canine Castaway!
    The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
  2. 1. ["Wow--wasn't it a swell picture!"]
    Little Pete
  3. 2. Canine Castaway
    The Adventures of Rex The Wonder Dog
  4. 3. The Hidden City!
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. ["I just though of a swell idea!"]
    Stevie
  6. 5. The Super Zoo from Krypton
    Superboy the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
  7. 6. The Castle of Doom!
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  8. 7. The Day They Stole My Face
  9. 8. ["Gee, Binky! I'm on the entertainment committee for the Jr. Hop!"]
    Leave It to Binky
  10. 9. Murder in the Blue Yonder!
    Detective Chimp
  11. 10. The Alibi Club for Archers!
    The Green Arrow
  12. 11. ["A plains Indian of long ago measured the length of an arrow..."]
  13. 12. ["Hiya Dunbar! What are you doing with all those papers?"]
    The Dodo and the Frog
  14. 13. A Totem Pole for Tubby
    Johnny Quick and His Magic Formula
  15. 14. ["Oh, my goodness! My throat's so sore, not a sound comes out!"]
    Hollywood Ha-lights
  16. 15. Ordeal by Fire
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  17. 16. Double Up
    Buzzy
  18. 17. ["Can I do something for you sonny?"]
    Little Pete
  19. 18. The Phantom Superman!
    Superman
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