Smash! #28
(13 August 1966)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Price
7d [0-0-7 GBP]
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
Every Tuesday
On-sale date
1966-08-09
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

Bat versus The Joker [Part 3] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin the Boy Wonder; The Joker; Laughing Girl
Synopsis
In disguise as butler to Bruce Wayne at Wayne Manor, the Joker plans to rob a bank.

Indexer Notes

Colour cover strip continues in black and white on inside cover page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bet my flower wins first prize!
Genre
humour

Can You Save the Man from B.U.N.G.L.E? (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Doctor Fear] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
There's a napalm bullet in that camera gun!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rubberman; Nat Tracy; Doctor Fear
Synopsis
Rubberman searches for Doctor Fear in New York City.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Brian Lewis
Inks
Brian Lewis
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy! No school!
Genre
humour

The Hulk Triumphant! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Hulk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-709
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Betty Ross; Thunderbolt Ross; Igor; Gargoyle [Yuri Topolov] (death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only the 5th chapter of the story from The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1962 series) #1 (May 1962) have been reprinted this issue.

Due to the different larger UK page sizes, pages & panels have been re-arranged so the orignal 5 page story now fits into 3 pages. This has meant afew panels have been dropped & other alterations have occured.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan McMurtry
Inks
Stan McMurtry
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! Where are my curlers?
Genre
humour

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Hogg
Inks
Gordon Hogg
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! It's always the same.
Genre
humour

The Fantastic Four! (Table of Contents: 8)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein; Sol Brodsky ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-372
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (introduction, origin)
Synopsis
Dr. Reed Richards takes his friends on a rocket trip that changes their lives forever.
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles; cosmic rays; fighter jets; flare guns; missiles; parachutes; rockets; spacecraft

Indexer Notes

Only selected 5.5 pages from the first 13 page chapter of the story from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1 (November 1961) have been reprinted this issue. This consists of Pages 9 to 13 and only part of Page 1 (Panel 1 [The FF flare title with crowd pionting to it] and the 4 headshots of the FF)

Due to the different larger UK page sizes, pages & panels have been re-arranged so the orignal 5.5 page story now fits into 3.5 pages. This has meant afew panels have been dropped & other alterations have occured.

[The Incredible Hulk versus the Thing!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Write to Smash and Look a Smasher in a Hulk Sweatshirt! Free! (Table of Contents: 10)

Smash Chat / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; Albert Cosser [as Cos]
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coo! Listen to this lad.
Genre
humour

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

The Swots and the Blots / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Lacey ?
Inks
Mike Lacey ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now boys, it's my pleasure to present the school prizes!

Indexer Notes

When Leo Baxendale left the strip art duties were alternated between Ron Spencer and Mike Lacey with Lacey providing the majority of the artwork.

Willie Woppa (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wall's Woppa Ice Lolly / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The End of Eterno (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Chapman
Inks
Keith Chapman
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rollo Stones; Danny Charters; Eterno; Ape-Giant
Synopsis
The 'eternal' Eterno has come to Earth, but perishes without his elixir of eternal life.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Allen
Inks
Graham Allen
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aah! A lovely bit of sunshine today!
Genre
humour

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I gotta save this ship!
Genre
humour
Characters
Enoch Drip; Bosun Bertie
Keywords
H.M.S. Clobberer; Queenie

Indexer Notes

Colour back cover strip.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bat versus The Joker [Part 3]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. ["Bet my flower wins first prize!"]
    Bad Penny
  3. 2. Can You Save the Man from B.U.N.G.L.E?
    Meet...Mister Knowall
  4. 3. [Doctor Fear]
    The Rubber Man
  5. 4. ["Oh, boy! No school!"]
    Charlie's Choice
  6. 5. The Hulk Triumphant!
    The Hulk
  7. 6. ["Help! Where are my curlers?"]
    Percy's Pets
  8. 7. ["Help! It's always the same."]
    Ronnie Rich
  9. 8. The Fantastic Four!
    Fantastic Four
  10. 9. [The Incredible Hulk versus the Thing!]
    Fantastic Four
  11. 10. Write to Smash and Look a Smasher in a Hulk Sweatshirt! Free!
    Smash Chat
  12. 11. ["Coo! Listen to this lad."]
    Grimly Feendish
  13. 12. ["Now boys, it's my pleasure to present the school prizes!"]
    The Swots and the Blots
  14. 13. Willie Woppa
    Wall's Woppa Ice Lolly
  15. 14. The End of Eterno
    The Legend Testers
  16. 15. ["Aah! A lovely bit of sunshine today!"]
    The Nervs
  17. 16. ["I gotta save this ship!"]
    Queen of the Seas
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