(11 June 1966)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Price:
7d [0-0-7 GBP]
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
Every Tuesday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Format:
Color Cover, Black & White Interior; 9.75" x 12" (#1-162), 9.25" x 12" (#163-257); Saddle-Stitched; Ongoing

The Fantastic Batman Is On His Way! See Inside! (Table of Contents)

Charlie's Choice / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Charlie; The Man From U.N.C.L.E.; Mick Jagger

The TV Set with a Difference (Table of Contents)

Charlie's Choice / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Brian Lewis
Inks:
Brian Lewis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Charlie; The Men From U.N.C.L.E. [Napoleon Solo; Illya Kuryakin]; Troy Tempest
Synopsis:
"The TV Set with a Difference" - Charlie owns a TV where the characters come to life and offer him advice
Keywords:
Stingray

["Heh Heh! You Are Going To Help Me Get A Fish, Little Mouse"] (Table of Contents)

Danger Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

The Ringmaster! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; The Ringmaster; Rick Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black and white United Kingdom edited reprint

The Monster And The Machine! (Table of Contents)

Hulk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Hulk story in the next issue. Art is from the cover to Marvel Comics 'Incredible Hulk' #4.

Be A Smasher - Write To Smash! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Alfred Wallace [as Alf]
Letters:
typeset

["Grr! Rotten Old Mum!"] (Table of Contents)

Bad Penny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Baxendale
Inks:
Leo Baxendale
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Comic exploits of a mischievous girl

["Huh! Look At All Those Slim People!"] (Table of Contents)

The Tellybugs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Parlett
Inks:
George Parlett
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Look Out For The Fantastic Batman And Robin The Boy Wonder (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

House ad promoting the arrival of the Batman comic strip in future issues of 'Fantastic'.

["Hey! There's No Cheese Left!"] (Table of Contents)

Percy's Pets / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan McMurtry
Inks:
Stan McMurtry
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

["I'm On Some Sort Of Torture Rack!"] (Table of Contents)

The Legend Testers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Chapman
Inks:
Keith Chapman
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rollo Stones; Danny Charters
Synopsis:
Time travellers from the 40th century test the legend of the were-wolf.

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meet Mister Knowall / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Activity and quiz page hosted by Mr. Knowall
Keywords:
quiz

["Me And My Men Are The Scourge Of The Seven Seas"] (Table of Contents)

Ronnie Rich / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gordon Hogg
Inks:
Gordon Hogg
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["Look Out, Professor!"] (Table of Contents)

It's The Rubber Man / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Mennell ?
Pencils:
Alfredo Marculeta
Inks:
Alfredo Marculeta
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jim Hollis; Jonas Sleech; Professor Bird

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["You Fool Erhart, Don't Touch The Time Machine"] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Patrol / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerry Embleton
Inks:
Gerry Embleton
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction; war
Synopsis:
The Ghost Patrol are hurtled back in time by a time machine and find themselves confronted by a fierce Roman army.
Reprints:
  • Probably reprinted from Odhams earlier title Swift, where the strip was called 'The Phantom Patrol'.

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["Whoops! I've Lost My Glasses!"] (Table of Contents)

The Nervs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Baxendale
Inks:
Leo Baxendale
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Comic exploits of 'Fatty' and his Nervs - little creatures inside his body.

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

The Rottenest Crook in the World (Table of Contents)

Grimly Feendish / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Baxendale
Inks:
Leo Baxendale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip. Color back cover. Grimly's physical appearance is loosely based on Uncle Fester from The Addams Family.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fantastic Batman Is On His Way! See Inside!
    Charlie's Choice
  2. 1. The TV Set with a Difference
    Charlie's Choice
  3. 2. ["Heh Heh! You Are Going To Help Me Get A Fish, Little Mouse"]
    Danger Mouse
  4. 3. The Ringmaster!
    The Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. The Monster And The Machine!
    Hulk
  6. 5. Be A Smasher - Write To Smash!
  7. 6. ["Grr! Rotten Old Mum!"]
    Bad Penny
  8. 7. ["Huh! Look At All Those Slim People!"]
    The Tellybugs
  9. 8. Look Out For The Fantastic Batman And Robin The Boy Wonder
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. ["Hey! There's No Cheese Left!"]
    Percy's Pets
  11. 10. ["I'm On Some Sort Of Torture Rack!"]
    The Legend Testers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Meet Mister Knowall
  13. 12. ["Me And My Men Are The Scourge Of The Seven Seas"]
    Ronnie Rich
  14. 13. ["Look Out, Professor!"]
    It's The Rubber Man
  15. 14. ["You Fool Erhart, Don't Touch The Time Machine"]
    The Ghost Patrol
  16. 15. ["Whoops! I've Lost My Glasses!"]
    The Nervs
  17. 16. The Rottenest Crook in the World
    Grimly Feendish
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