([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.


[no title indexed] (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
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Indexer Notes

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

Lo! Now Shall Appear-- The Mimic (Table of Contents: 1)

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.
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I, Lucifer… (Table of Contents: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Gladiator.

The Vengeance of the Thunder God (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    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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