([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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow--wasn't it a swell picture!
Genre
humour
Reprints

Canine Castaway (Table of Contents: 2)

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.
Reprints

The Hidden City! (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Stevie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just though of a swell idea!
Genre
humour
Reprints

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: 5)

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.
Reprints

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: 6)

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
Reprints

The Day They Stole My Face (Table of Contents: 7)

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)

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Binky! I'm on the entertainment committee for the Jr. Hop!
Genre
teen
Reprints

Murder in the Blue Yonder! (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Reprints

The Alibi Club for Archers! (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A plains Indian of long ago measured the length of an arrow...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya Dunbar! What are you doing with all those papers?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from ?

A Totem Pole for Tubby (Table of Contents: 13)

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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, my goodness! My throat's so sore, not a sound comes out!
Genre
humour
Reprints

Ordeal by Fire (Table of Contents: 15)

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
Reprints

Double Up (Table of Contents: 16)

Buzzy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I do something for you sonny?
Genre
humour
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Phantom Superman! (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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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