(18 June 1966)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
7d
Pages:
28
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; Albert Cosser [as Cos]
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
9.75" x 12" (#1-162); 9.25" x 12" (#163-257)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

First appearance of Batman in Smash! There is a Bob Kane credit on the newspaper strip but his work was ghosted by writer Whitney Ellsworth and artists Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, Carmine Infantino and Al Plastino among others.


Bat versus Cat (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Shelly Moldoff
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Catwoman; Commissioner Gordon; Chief O'Hara
Reprints:
  • From Ledger Syndicate distributed newspaper strip 1966

Indexer Notes

Cover story continues on inside cover in black and white.

Bat versus Cat (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Shelly Moldoff
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Catwoman; Commissioner Gordon; Chief O'Hara
Reprints:
  • From Ledger Syndicate distributed newspaper strip 1966

["I've been saving these rock cakes..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humour

The Monster and the Machine! (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Hulk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rick Jones; General Ross; Betty Ross
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

All artist-writer credits from Marvel reprints in Smash! and all Power Comics were deleted. This was in line with the British tradition of not crediting comic artists or writers.

["Oh boy! It's Robert the Bruce on the telly...] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Robert the Bruce; Charlie's Mum

["Coo! That's a fabulous model plane..."] (Table of Contents)

Ronnie Rich / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Meet...Mister Knowall / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly feature

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Be a Smasher - Write to Smash! / letters page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[Percy's pets are having their annual moth ball..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly cartoon strip

["Count Cadavo, the evil master of death..."] (Table of Contents)

The Legend Testers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Graham Baker
Pencils:
Jordi Bernet
Inks:
Jordi Bernet
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Count Cadavo; Rollo Stones; Danny Charters

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip. Credits by San Millan (2009-6-12, Ramon Schenk).

["Now children, we must practice the school song..."] (Table of Contents)

The Swots and the Blots / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly cartoon strip

["There are advantages to being made of rubber..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jonas Sleech; Mister Smith

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["Fatty is being a football referee..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Graham Allen
Inks:
Graham Allen
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Graham Allen drew in the style of Leo Baxendale and worked on many of the strips Baxendale had created.

["The Romans don't know who to look at..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

"S.O.S. Thunderbirds" Zoom Competition (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Thunderbird 4; Lady Penelope
Synopsis:
Advertisement competition courtesy of Lyon's Maid "Zoom" Iced Lollies.

["My favourite programme - 'Ghoul Gala'!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Professor Wett; Mr. Shiek

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly cartoon strip

[Shipmates! Meet the Reverend Augustus Crump..."] (Table of Contents)

Queen of the Seas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Reid
Pencils:
Ken Reid
Inks:
Ken Reid
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Reverend Augustus Crump

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly cartoon strip. Color back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bat versus Cat
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Bat versus Cat
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  3. 2. ["I've been saving these rock cakes..."]
    Bad Penny
  4. 3. The Monster and the Machine!
    The Incredible Hulk
  5. 4. ["Oh boy! It's Robert the Bruce on the telly...]
    Charlie's Choice
  6. 5. ["Coo! That's a fabulous model plane..."]
    Ronnie Rich
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Meet...Mister Knowall
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Be a Smasher - Write to Smash!
  9. 8. [Percy's pets are having their annual moth ball..."]
    Percy's Pets
  10. 9. ["Count Cadavo, the evil master of death..."]
    The Legend Testers
  11. 10. ["Now children, we must practice the school song..."]
    The Swots and the Blots
  12. 11. ["There are advantages to being made of rubber..."]
    It's The Rubber Man!
  13. 12. ["Fatty is being a football referee..."]
    The Nervs
  14. 13. ["The Romans don't know who to look at..."]
    The Ghost Patrol
  15. 14. "S.O.S. Thunderbirds" Zoom Competition
  16. 15. ["My favourite programme - 'Ghoul Gala'!"]
    Grimly Feendish
  17. 16. [Shipmates! Meet the Reverend Augustus Crump..."]
    Queen of the Seas
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