Smash! #19
(11 June 1966)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Price
7d [0-0-7 GBP]
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
Every Tuesday
On-sale date
1966-06-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Odhams Press Ltd
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)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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: 1)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heh Heh! You Are Going To Help Me Get A Fish, Little Mouse
Genre
humour

The Ringmaster! (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Synopsis
Rick takes a break from his Hulk-sitting duties and goes to the circus. Unfortunately, he picks one run by a hypnotic criminal who mesmerizes his audience and then robs them. When the Hulk arrives to bail out his buddy, he is captured and made part of the act thanks to the fact that Rick is in thrall and cannot give him any commands. Rick returns with the FBI and the Hulk finds himself free to kick some circus tail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white United Kingdom edited reprint.

Due to the different larger UK page sizes, pages & panels have been re-arranged so the orignal 10 page story now fits into 5.5 pages. This has meant afew panels has been dropped & other alterations have occured.

The Monster and the Machine! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Be A Smasher - Write To Smash! (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Alfred Wallace [as Alf]
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Baxendale
Inks
Leo Baxendale
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grr! Rotten Old Mum!
Genre
humour
Synopsis
Comic exploits of a mischievous girl

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Parlett
Inks
George Parlett
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh! Look At All Those Slim People!
Genre
humour

Look Out For the Fantastic Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan McMurtry
Inks
Stan McMurtry
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! There's No Cheese Left!
Genre
humour

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Chapman
Inks
Keith Chapman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm On Some Sort Of Torture Rack!
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: 11)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Hogg
Inks
Gordon Hogg
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me And My Men Are The Scourge Of The Seven Seas
Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look Out, Professor!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jim Hollis; Jonas Sleech; Professor Bird

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gerry Embleton
Inks
Gerry Embleton
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You Fool Erhart, Don't Touch The Time Machine
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
  • Reprinted from Odhams' earlier title Swift, where the strip was called 'The Phantom Patrol'.

Indexer Notes

Ongoing weekly strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Baxendale
Inks
Leo Baxendale
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoops! I've Lost My Glasses!
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: 16)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
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!
    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 with Robin the Boy Wonder
  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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  • Paul Green
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