Smash! #131
(3 August 1968)

IPC, 1966 Series
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Price
7d [0-0-7 GBP]
Pages
24
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1968-07-29
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
A lad shouldn't have to come to school on sunny days - he should be out fishing and fings!
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 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Barrie Mitchell
Inks
Barrie Mitchell
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At them, Duffy! You take one - I'll tackle the other!
Genre
adventure; science fiction; children
Characters
Brian Kingsley; Duffy Rolls; The Brain; Commandant Kirst

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

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

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

Spot the Miniball competition / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

DD Goes Wild! (Table of Contents: 4)

Daredevil [Marvel] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D-D is battling the Gladiator with the Masked Marauder watching points!
Feature Logo
Daredevil, the Man Without Fear!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; GUESTS: Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; VILLAINS: Masked Marauder; Gladiator Maggia
Synopsis
The Marauder transports DD and Gladiator back to his base in hopes of using Hornhead to help power his Tri-Man. When this plan fails, he transports them both to a movie set of the Roman Coliseum in Europe where all the Maggia heads are meeting. DD and Gladiator fight it out in the arena until a caged lion gets loose and DD ends up saving his foe's life. Gladiator refuses to fight after this and gets a job with the Maggia and DD walks away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tri-Android now referred to as Tri-Man.

Reformatted instalment of the original story with the cover image and title from Daredevil #23 (December 1966) as the first panel. Conclusion of story.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Stan McMurtry ?
Inks
Stan McMurtry ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Odd, I feel funny and the super strengthening effect of the knockout drops has worn off.
Genre
humour; spy
Characters
The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E. [Larry]; Fishfinger (villain); Kitty (Fishfinger's girlfriend); double agent; power station scientist

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: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Baxendale
Inks
Leo Baxendale
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crumbs! A pretty girl like me can't miss a chance like this!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Bad Penny; girl at swimming baths; swimming baths attendent

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

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
Rubberman and Sam want only one thing...to get back to England.
Genre
adventure; superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Rubber Man; Sam Hutt; Slip Streem (pilot)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He knows everything there is to know about everything -
Characters
Mister Knowall

Indexer Notes

Tricks and games for readers to play.

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

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

Letters
typeset

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

Percy's Pets / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan McMurtry
Inks
Stan McMurtry
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I really must go on a diet. My pot's getting pottier every day!
Genre
humour; animal; children
Characters
Percy; gorilla; elephant; two mice

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

Charlie's Choice / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Brian Lewis
Inks
Brian Lewis
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I feel in great form - I'll probably score a century at least!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Charlie; girl; mum

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

Baby Smasher and 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
Help! Whamster - some doll wants to give me a kiss!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Baby Smasher; Baby Whamster; schoolgirls

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

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
The homing-device in Batman's utility belt is transmitting from ground level!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; "Pretty Boy" Floy

Indexer Notes

King Features Syndicate reprint.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Allen
Inks
Graham Allen
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's dinner time in Fatty's tum...
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Fatty; various nervs

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gordon Hogg
Inks
Gordon Hogg
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll bury my lolly so deep that no one will ever find it!
Genre
humour; children
Characters
Ronnie Rich; armed mugger; man being mugged; policeman
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A lad shouldn't have to come to school on sunny days - he should be out fishing and fings!"]
    The Swots and The Blots
  2. 1. ["At them, Duffy! You take one - I'll tackle the other!"]
    Brian's Brain
  3. 2. ["You and soccer and Fantastic!"]
    News from the Floor of 64
  4. 3. ["It's the greatest!"]
    Spot the Miniball competition
  5. 4. DD Goes Wild!
    Daredevil [Marvel]
  6. 5. ["Odd, I feel funny and the super strengthening effect of the knockout drops has worn off."]
    The Man From B.U.N.G.L.E.
  7. 6. ["Crumbs! A pretty girl like me can't miss a chance like this!"]
    Bad Penny
  8. 7. ["Rubberman and Sam want only one thing...to get back to England."]
    The Rubber Man
  9. 8. ["He knows everything there is to know about everything -"]
    Meet...Mister Knowall
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smash-chat
  11. 10. ["I really must go on a diet. My pot's getting pottier every day!"]
    Percy's Pets
  12. 11. ["I feel in great form - I'll probably score a century at least!"]
    Charlie's Choice
  13. 12. ["Help! Whamster - some doll wants to give me a kiss!"]
    Baby Smasher and Baby Whamster....
  14. 13. ["The homing-device in Batman's utility belt is transmitting from ground level!"]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  15. 14. ["It's dinner time in Fatty's tum..."]
    The Nervs
  16. 15. ["I'll bury my lolly so deep that no one will ever find it!"]
    Ronnie Rich
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