(22 March 1969)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
7d
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
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

No.2 The Commandos (Table of Contents)

Warriors of the World / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
historical

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smash Chat! / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Mike]
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Mike ("The youngest member of the staff")

The Commandos (Table of Contents)

Contents; This Week's Cover Feature / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes single panel cartoon of Mike, 'Smash Artist', 'Ideas Man' 'Ed' and 'Office Mascot' in the Smash! office

["The pupils of Marshside County Secondary School..."] (Table of Contents)

Master of the Marsh / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez studio
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Knocker Reeves; Patchman; Mr. Goodey
Synopsis:
The pupils of Marshside County Secondary School were so wild, they were nicknamed the 'Monsters of the Marsh.'

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["They must be trying to run away..."] (Table of Contents)

Rebbels on the Run / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wiz War / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Wizard Prang; Demon Druid

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly cartoon strip

["The strangest football team in the league..."] (Table of Contents)

The World-Wide Wanderers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sport
Characters:
Harry Kraft
Synopsis:
Clogpool Wanderers was composed of players from 11 countries. Seamen stranded in the Suez Canal when their ships were held up. Millionaire Harry Kraft coaches the struggling Yorkshire football club from the fourth division.
Keywords:
Football [Soccer]

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bad Penny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly cartoon strip

The Case of Kalak the Dwarf [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Cursitor Doom / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Eric Bradbury
Inks:
Eric Bradbury
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Characters:
Sneed; Pilkins; Kalak the Dwarf; Angus McCraggan
Synopsis:
Cursitor Doom, along with assistant Angus McCraggan, is master investigator of the strange and mystic

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Big 'Ead / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

Stanley Gibbons offers you the chance he never had (Table of Contents)

Stanley Gibbons & Golden Wonder / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["When he had recovered from the shock..."] (Table of Contents)

His Sporting Lordship / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sport
Characters:
Mr. Wimpole; Henry Nobbins; Jarvis
Synopsis:
Henry Nobbins was staggered to learn he had inherited five million pounds

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["After helping the Minister of Munitions..."] (Table of Contents)

Nut and Bolt the Men From W.H.E.E.Z.E. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
W.H.E.E.Z.E. stands for Weapon Handling Early Experimental And Zoning Establishment. Professor Nutt and Captain 'Lightning' Bolt's job as head of the department is to invent new secret weapons.

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

["It was early summer..."] (Table of Contents)

The Incredible Adventures of Janus Stark / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Francisco Solano Lopez
Inks:
Francisco Solano Lopez studio
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (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

["Most men fight well..."] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Rock - Paratrooper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Don Barton; Private Grimshaw

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

Free! 4 Colour Prints of the Apollo-8 Mission (Table of Contents)

Crosse & Blackwell Spaghetti Rings / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

[Globe-Trotting Matman Ken King...] (Table of Contents)

King of the Ring / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sport
Characters:
Ken King; Blarney Stone; The Thinker
Keywords:
boxing

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

Subbuteo Table Cricket Game & Stamps Free (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Win Yourself a 1 pound Note (Table of Contents)

Smash Hits / comic story / ? pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. No.2 The Commandos
    Warriors of the World
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Smash Chat!
  3. 2. The Commandos
    Contents; This Week's Cover Feature
  4. 3. ["The pupils of Marshside County Secondary School..."]
    Master of the Marsh
  5. 4. ["They must be trying to run away..."]
    Rebbels on the Run
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wiz War
  7. 6. ["The strangest football team in the league..."]
    The World-Wide Wanderers
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bad Penny
  9. 8. The Case of Kalak the Dwarf [part 2]
    Cursitor Doom
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Big 'Ead
  11. 10. Stanley Gibbons offers you the chance he never had
    Stanley Gibbons & Golden Wonder
  12. 11. ["When he had recovered from the shock..."]
    His Sporting Lordship
  13. 12. ["After helping the Minister of Munitions..."]
    Nut and Bolt the Men From W.H.E.E.Z.E.
  14. 13. ["It was early summer..."]
    The Incredible Adventures of Janus Stark
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Swots and the Blots
  16. 15. ["Most men fight well..."]
    Sergeant Rock - Paratrooper
  17. 16. Free! 4 Colour Prints of the Apollo-8 Mission
    Crosse & Blackwell Spaghetti Rings
  18. 17. [Globe-Trotting Matman Ken King...]
    King of the Ring
  19. 18. Subbuteo Table Cricket Game & Stamps Free
  20. 19. Win Yourself a 1 pound Note
    Smash Hits
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Paul Green
  • Mark Sangster
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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