(8 April 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price:
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
Every Monday
On-sale date:
1967-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand:
A Power Comic
Editing:
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; Bob Bartholomew [as Bart]
Color:
Colour Cover, Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
7.75" x 11.25"
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Angel is Trapped! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman; Marie Severin (Angel alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magneto; Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Angel; Cyclops; Beast; Iceman; Marvel Girl
Reprints:

The Thunder-God And The Thug! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Lieber (script); Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Ray Holloway
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Jane Foster; Odin; Thug Thatcher; Vince; Max; Ruby
Synopsis:
About to be shot by Thug Thatcher's goons, Doctor Blake appeals to Odin for help. Odin's intervention allows Blake to regain his cane and transform himself into Thor. He then brings the gang to justice and rescues Jane into the bargain.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The first half of page one of this story is a recap of the first part of the story as seen in Fantastic #7. Reprinted elements are page 4 (panel 7) and page 6 (panels 2 and 5 to 8)

Fantastic Fan Mail (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Fan Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alfred Wallace [as Alf]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Ross, Sam Nicholls, James Peters, Roger Smith, Peter Barnes, Ken Brookbank, Nigel Snow, Peter Sadler & James Pedlar

Trapped: One X-Man! (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Iceman; Beast; Magneto; Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Mastermind
Synopsis:
During the battle between the X-Men and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants, Magneto snags Angel and whisks him away to Asteroid M. In an attempt to trade the Toad for Angel, the X-Men arrive on Asteroid M where they battle the Brotherhood once again. On their safe return to earth, Xavier reveals that his power loss was a ruse to test his students.
Reprints:
  • US from The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #5 (May 1964) [Black and white, page 13 (panels 1, 2, 5 and 7) and pages 14 to 24 only. ]
  • Some new text on the first page of this reprinted tale recaps the events from last issue.

Twenty Proud Power Pack People (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

News From The Floor Of 64 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Jumbo Order Form (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.125 page (report information)

Now! For the First Time! A Model Hovercraft Only 19/11 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

144 Different Stamps Free! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["Professor Allen Can Never Escape"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Missing Link / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Wallace
Pencils:
Luis Bermejo
Inks:
Luis Bermejo
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Missing Link; Professor Allen; Dr. Kelso
Synopsis:
Subjected to a strange radiation, The Missing Link begins to evolve. He now possesses a sufficiently evolved intelligence to deactivate the machine and avert a nuclear explosion! The machine still explodes (with lesser force) and the Link is arrested.

Indexer Notes

With this episode the Missing Link strip starts its evolution into the Johnny Future strip.

The Mad Pharoah! (Table of Contents: 9)

Iron Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (script)
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Don Heck
Letters:
Sam Rosen
Editing:
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man; Mad Pharoah (sic) [Hatap]; Cleopatra; Paul
Synopsis:
After waking up from a 2000 years long sleep, Hatap, the Mad Pharoah (sic), brings Tony Stark to the past in order to resume his war against Cleopatra. Stark helps Cleopatra to defeat Hatap as Iron Man.
Reprints:
  • US from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #44 (August 1963)
  • The editors missed the opportunity to correct the spelling of "Pharaoh" in the story's title. A new text box at the story's conclusion invites the reader to purchase next week's issue.

It's Terrific! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Angel is Trapped!
    X-Men
  2. 1. The Thunder-God And The Thug!
    Thor
  3. 2. Fantastic Fan Mail
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  4. 3. Trapped: One X-Man! (Part 2)
    X-Men
  5. 4. Twenty Proud Power Pack People
    News From The Floor Of 64
  6. 5. Jumbo Order Form
  7. 6. Now! For the First Time! A Model Hovercraft Only 19/11
  8. 7. 144 Different Stamps Free!
  9. 8. ["Professor Allen Can Never Escape"]
    Missing Link
  10. 9. The Mad Pharoah!
    Iron Man
  11. 10. It's Terrific!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • David Bruce
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Paul Green
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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