Smash! #125
(22 June 1968)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Price
7d [0-0-7 GBP]
Pages
24
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1968-06-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand
A Power Comic
Editing
Alf Wallace (credited as Alf) (editor); Albert Cosser (credited as Cos) (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Swots and The Blots / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Lacey
Inks
Mike Lacey
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say! - Sir is late this morning.
Genre
humour; children

Indexer Notes

First page in colour on cover, second page on inside front cover in black and white.

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

Brian's Brain / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Barrie Mitchell
Inks
Barrie Mitchell
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I haven't visited my Aunt Olivia's house in Cornwall since I was very small.
Genre
adventure; science fiction; children
Characters
Brian Kingsley; Duffy Rolls; The Brain; bus driver

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Hogg
Inks
Gordon Hogg
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one will ever find my money in here - we don't have fires on in the summer!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Ronnie Rich; mum; postman; grocer shop owner

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Trebor Refreshers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Charlie's Choice / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Brian Lewis
Inks
Brian Lewis
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're always sitting watching that telly - you should get some exercise, Charles!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Charlie; girl; Cromwell's Roundheads

The Trap Is Sprung (Table of Contents: 6)

Daredevil [Marvel] / comic story / 2.875 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Dick Ayers; Bill Everett ?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While, in another part of the castle, we find --
Feature Logo
Daredevil, the Man Without Fear!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; GUEST: Judge Lewis; VILLAIN: Owl [Leland Owlsley]
Synopsis
DD has to rescue himself and Judge Lewis from the Owl's giant mechanical owl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Nick Caputo, Ayers and Giacoia collaborated on inking throughout the story. Although Bill Everett is also credited, Nick suspects that is an error and questions Everett's input.

Reformatted instalment of the original story including part of the cover as the opening panel including the cover title.

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advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

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

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
And what am I bid for this puny lump of manhood?
Genre
humour; spy
Characters
The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E.

Indexer Notes

The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E. is referred to as Larry in this story.

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

The Rubber Man / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Helplessly Sam Hutt wriggles on the end of an outlaw lariat...
Genre
adventure; superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Rubber Man; Sam Hutt; Big Hank

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Tonibell / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Brown ?
Inks
Mike Brown ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, constable!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Bad Penny; Policeman; man painting signpost; man in street; Mrs. Mump; baker carrying cake; dad

Indexer Notes

Art looks like the work of Mike Brown who drew in a Leo Baxendale style but could be Baxendale himself.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here is a fantastic way of multiplying figures that I bet even your Maths' Master has never seen before.
Characters
Mister Knowall

Indexer Notes

Tricks and games for readers to play.

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

Smash-chat / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a small advert for Subbuteo cricket game.

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Adventures of the Arrow bargain hunter / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Joe Giella
Inks
Joe Giella
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Give me the gun, Mr. Koom!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; Mr. Koom; "Pretty Boy" Floy; Madame Zodiac

Indexer Notes

King Features Syndicate reprint.

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

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Allen
Inks
Graham Allen
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You shouldn't eat all that cheese for supper - it'll give you nightmares!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Fatty; mum; various nervs

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Grimly has got to be caught - he never gets away with much, but he's a blinkin' nuisance!
Genre
humour
Characters
Grimly Feendish; four police constables; Squelch
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I say! - Sir is late this morning."]
    The Swots and The Blots
  2. 1. ["I haven't visited my Aunt Olivia's house in Cornwall since I was very small."]
    Brian's Brain
  3. 2. ["You can never be sure about anything."]
    News from the Floor of 64
  4. 3. ["No one will ever find my money in here - we don't have fires on in the summer!"]
    Ronnie Rich
  5. 4. ["Could you survive?"]
    Trebor Refreshers
  6. 5. ["You're always sitting watching that telly - you should get some exercise, Charles!"]
    Charlie's Choice
  7. 6. The Trap Is Sprung
    Daredevil [Marvel]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. ["And what am I bid for this puny lump of manhood?"]
    The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E.
  10. 9. ["Helplessly Sam Hutt wriggles on the end of an outlaw lariat..."]
    The Rubber Man
  11. 10. ["Eat the ice cream inside me first then use me as a playball"]
    Tonibell
  12. 11. ["Good morning, constable!"]
    Bad Penny
  13. 12. ["Here is a fantastic way of multiplying figures that I bet even your Maths' Master has never seen before."]
    Meet...Mister Knowall
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Smash-chat
  15. 14. ["He gets a £6-9-6 radio for only £4-10-6"]
    Adventures of the Arrow bargain hunter
  16. 15. ["Give me the gun, Mr. Koom!"]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. ["You shouldn't eat all that cheese for supper - it'll give you nightmares!"]
    The Nervs
  18. 17. ["That Grimly has got to be caught - he never gets away with much, but he's a blinkin' nuisance!"]
    Grimly Feendish
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