(25 February 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-02-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand
A Power Comic
Editing
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; Bob Bartholomew [as Bart]
Color
Colour Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
7.75" x 11.25"
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Free gift of plastic stick-on scars.


The Executioner! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Mighty Thor vs. The Executioner (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; Larry Lieber
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Jane Foster (introduction, called "Jane Nelson"); Comrade Executioner (death, not to be confused with the later Thor villain Executioner)
Synopsis
Dr. Blake joins a medical mission to a South American country wracked with civil war. The leader of the communist faction — the Executioner — orders an attack on the doctors, and Blake must use the power of Thor to save his colleagues and defeat the communists.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A new text caption has been added to the final panel of this story to entice the reader to purchase next Saturday's issue.

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

News From the Floor of 64 / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Alf Wallace
Letters
Typeset

Want some gum, chum? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Miraculous Magneto (Table of Contents: 4)

X-Men / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Charles Xavier; X-Men [Cyclops; Beast; Angel; Iceman; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Magneto
Synopsis
The X-Men go on their first assignment - stopping a mutant named Magneto from talking over an Air Force base. They succeed!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part two of the story reprinted from X-Men #1. The first part of page 1 of this reprint is a paste-up with a text recap. It includes an image of Magneto's face which is a modified version of panel 4, page 11 of the original story.

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

Fantastic Fan Mail / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Free Stamp Collectors Outfit (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[..."Even a rhino stockade can't hold the Link!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Missing Link / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alf Wallace
Pencils
Luis Bermejo
Inks
Luis Bermejo
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bull Belson; Lita Munro; Cord Cleat
Synopsis
The Missing Link escapes his captives

Accept This Great Encyclopaedia Free! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret Brotherhood of - Shshh! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for this issue's free gift

In Next Week's Issue of Fantastic (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Iron Man Is Born! [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 11)

Iron Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee [plot]; Larry Lieber [script]
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

As in this example, Power Comics titles often spread Marvel reprint stories over two or more issues. Page one of this reprint includes a new text box which recaps the events of last issue.
The final panel of this story includes some new text to tempt the reader to purchase next week's issue.

The Mighty Thor (Table of Contents: 12)

A Power House Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Full color back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Executioner!
    Thor
  2. 1. The Mighty Thor vs. The Executioner
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    News From the Floor of 64
  4. 3. Want some gum, chum?
    Fantastic Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Miraculous Magneto
    X-Men
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  7. 6. Free Stamp Collectors Outfit
  8. 7. [..."Even a rhino stockade can't hold the Link!"]
    The Missing Link
  9. 8. Accept This Great Encyclopaedia Free!
  10. 9. The Secret Brotherhood of - Shshh!
  11. 10. In Next Week's Issue of Fantastic
  12. 11. Iron Man Is Born! [Part 2]
    Iron Man
  13. 12. The Mighty Thor
    A Power House Pin-Up
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