Smash! #107
(17 February 1968)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Price
7d [0-0-7 GBP]
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1968-02-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand
A Power Comic
Editing
Alf Wallace (credited as Alf) (editor); Albert Cosser (credited as Cos) (editor)

[Blue Max [Part 13]] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Joe Giella
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl; B.G. ("Big") Trubble
Synopsis
Batgirl, disguised as Batman, is captured by B.G. Trubble.
Reprints
  • 1967 Ledger Syndicate newspaper strip

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

News from the Floor of 64 / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Artie Jackson
Inks
Artie Jackson
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh! Tarzan is just a big cissy compared to me! -
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Bad Penny; Porky Pritchard; butcher's delivery boy; eggs deliveryman

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

Smash-chat / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes competition answers and winners plus small adverts for stamp collecting sets and Subbuteo football game.

The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin! (Table of Contents: 5)

Daredevil / comic story / 4.75 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the savage ape man approaches the sightless adventurer,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; GUESTS: Ka-Zar [Lord Kevin Plunder] (origin); Zabu; VILLAINS: Plunderer [Parnival Plunder] (origin); Maa-Gor
Synopsis
DD and Ka-Zar battle the Plunderer as the villain regales them with his origin and the origin of his savage brother. The Plunderer is after half of a necklace that his father gave the two brothers that will open a vault to a substance that destroys all weaponry. Everybody gets greedy and even the pirates and the butler vie for the halves of the medallion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby pencilling credit revised by Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Original indexer had Kirby laying out the whole story.

Reformatted instalment of the original story.

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

Baby Smasher -v- Baby Whamster / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Terry Bave
Inks
Terry Bave
Letters
Terry Bave

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at my new wobbly man!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Baby Smasher; Baby Whamster

John Joins the Big League (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Hogg
Inks
Gordon Hogg
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coo! This snowman's given me a smashing idea for getting rid of my lolly so that I can inherit ol' Gran's million!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Ronnie Rich; policeman; Fred; Crafty Charlie Chump (bank robbers)

Indexer Notes

Lolly is a British slang term for money.

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

The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Lacey
Inks
Mike Lacey
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you think there's anything in these flying saucer rumours, Chief?
Genre
humour; spy
Characters
The man from B.U.N.G.L.E.; Chief; three witches

Indexer Notes

Part one of this story.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Lacey
Inks
Mike Lacey
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suffering sum-books! How did that hole get there?
Genre
humour; children

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

Brian's Brain / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Barrie Mitchell
Inks
Barrie Mitchell
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Kingsley has vanished while searching for a strange serpent which is terrorising a remote Welsh village.
Genre
adventure; science fiction; children
Characters
Brian Kingsley; Professor Kingsley; The Brain; the woman in white (villain)

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

Meet...Mister Knowall / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't have to be a handyman to put together a scooter
Characters
Mister Knowall

Indexer Notes

Tricks and games for readers to play.

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

Captain Scarlet's Spectrum Handbook / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Brian Lewis
Inks
Brian Lewis
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad's been clearing all the old rubbish from the house - it makes a smashing blaze!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Charlie; Emperor Nero; Roman centurion; music shop owner; mum

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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
In the balloon man's lair, it seems that Rubberman's incredible career is about to come to an even more incredible end......
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Rubber Man; The Balloon Master
Synopsis
.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Allen
Inks
Graham Allen
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet Tom Thumb Nerv. He's frozen stiff, why..?
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Fatty; mum; Tom Thumb Nerv; doctor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stanley McMurtry
Inks
Stanley McMurtry
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got a new pet yesterday - I found a stray wire-haired terrier!
Genre
humour; animal; children
Characters
Percy; wired-haired terrier; two mice; three fleas
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Blue Max [Part 13]]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. ["Aren't these great times were living in?"]
    News from the Floor of 64
  3. 2. ["A jet-age gift for jet-age readers!"]
  4. 3. ["Huh! Tarzan is just a big cissy compared to me! -"]
    Bad Penny
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smash-chat
  6. 5. The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!
    Daredevil
  7. 6. ["Look at my new wobbly man!"]
    Baby Smasher -v- Baby Whamster
  8. 7. John Joins the Big League
  9. 8. ["Free this week! The "inside story" on the wonderful Apollo space capsule"]
    Fantastic
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["Coo! This snowman's given me a smashing idea for getting rid of my lolly so that I can inherit ol' Gran's million!"]
    Ronnie Rich
  12. 11. ["Do you think there's anything in these flying saucer rumours, Chief?"]
    The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E.
  13. 12. ["Suffering sum-books! How did that hole get there?"]
    The Swots and The Blots
  14. 13. ["Professor Kingsley has vanished while searching for a strange serpent which is terrorising a remote Welsh village."]
    Brian's Brain
  15. 14. ["You don't have to be a handyman to put together a scooter"]
    Meet...Mister Knowall
  16. 15. ["Free! This super Captain Scarlet book from Barratt's sweets"]
    Captain Scarlet's Spectrum Handbook
  17. 16. ["Dad's been clearing all the old rubbish from the house - it makes a smashing blaze!"]
    Charlie's Choice
  18. 17. ["In the balloon man's lair, it seems that Rubberman's incredible career is about to come to an even more incredible end......"]
    The Rubber Man
  19. 18. ["Meet Tom Thumb Nerv. He's frozen stiff, why..?"]
    The Nervs
  20. 19. ["I got a new pet yesterday - I found a stray wire-haired terrier!"]
    Percy's Pets
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