([1975])

Newton Comics, 1975? Series
Published in English (Australia) Australia
 
Price:
0.75 AUD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Newton Comics Pty. Ltd.
Brand:
Newton Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour cover; Black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-shot

Issue Notes

Interior front cover and back covers are all color ads. Index information from Neil Hansen.


[Untitled] (Table of Contents)

The X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Werner Roth; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Alterations on Mimic (wings and hands) by Marie Severin.

Lo! Now Shall Appear-- The Mimic (Table of Contents)

The X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin]
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]]; Zelda; Vera (first appearance); Mimic [Calvin Rankin] (first appearance, origin, villain)
Synopsis:
Bobby and Hank tussle with mysterious Calvin Rankin, who beats them by mimicking their powers. Calvin then has an encounter with Jean at a restaurant. Realizing he is dealing with the X-Men, Calvin follows Jean home and asks to join them. Once he has absorbed all of their powers, he battles them and captures Jean. The team follows him to his hideout deep in an old mine. Mimic uses his powers to uncover a machine his father built that will allow him to keep the combined powers for good. Xavier allows Mimic to use the machine which doesn't give him powers but strips his mimic powers away.
Reprints:

I, Lucifer… (Table of Contents)

The X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin]
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Beast; Iceman; Angel; Lucifer; the Blob; Unus; The Supreme One
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story reveals how Professor X lost his legs.

And Men Shall Call Him...Ox! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray]
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Ox; Ox II [Dr. Karl Stragg]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the only appearance of Ox II as he dies in the story.

There Shall Come a Gladiator! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Gladiator [Melvin Potter]
Synopsis:
A burly costume store owner decides it is really the clothes that make the man and begins his career as the Gladiator. Foggy gets a Daredevil costume from Melvin who talks the tubby lawyer into setting up a staged super fight to impress Karen. Thinking his fight with Foggy will draw out the real DD, Gladiator goes after him for real and Matt has to take a hand in rescuing his friend. In the night and the fog, everyone assumes it is Foggy as Daredevil that beat the Gladiator back.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Gladiator.

The Vengeance of the Thunder God (Table of Contents)

Thor / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia [as Frankie Ray]
Letters:
Art Simek
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Odin; Harris Hobbs; Loki; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Jane Foster
Reprints:
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Untitled]
    The X-Men
  2. 1. Lo! Now Shall Appear-- The Mimic
    The X-Men
  3. 2. I, Lucifer…
    The X-Men
  4. 3. And Men Shall Call Him...Ox!
    Daredevil
  5. 4. There Shall Come a Gladiator!
    Daredevil
  6. 5. The Vengeance of the Thunder God
    Thor
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