(22 April 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-04-15
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

The Carbon Copy Man! (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carbon Copy Man
Reprints

Trapped By The Carbon Copy Man! Part 2 (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Leiber (script); Stan Lee (plot)
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Jane Foster; Ugarth; Zano; Mayor Harris
Synopsis
Aliens have replaced officials in New York and disrupted the government, but Thor discovers their plan and defeats them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 'new' first page recaps events from part 1 of this story. This page combines some new text and a paste-up of reprinted panels from the original story - panel 6 of page 3; panels 1, 3 and 6 of page 6; panel 7 of page 7.

Fantastic Fan Mail (Table of Contents: 2)

letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Bob Bartholomew
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Paul Wastell, Neil Johnston, Hugh Sellars, Gerald Heaton, T. Judge & R. Crooks

Free! Stamp Collectors Outfit (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Sub-Mariner Joins The Evil Mutants! (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Mastermind; Magneto; Toad; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis
The X-Men battle Magneto's Brotherhood of Mutants in a bid to recruit Namor, the Sub-Mariner, to join their ranks. Namor decides not to join either team and removes himself from the melee.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A new recap page is a paste-up of previously reprinted panels from the original story. These are: panel 4 of page 6; panel 2 of page 10 (slightly expanded to the left and the right); panel 6 of page 11.

What A Free Gift! What A Cast! What A Paper! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Alfred Wallace
Pencils
Louis Berjemo
Inks
Louis Berjemo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I Am Using Only A Fraction Of The Machine's Power, Kelso.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Missing Link; Professor Richard Allen; Professor Viktor Kelso
Synopsis
Evil Doctor Kelso tests his paralyser device on some animals. The Missing Link busts out of his cell again. A visiting newspaper reporter vows to write an account of the escape for tomorrow's front page!

Indexer Notes

The Missing Link strip continues evolving into the Johnny Future strip.

The Changeling! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Art Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An ugly king threatens a sorcerer with death unless he makes the king "the most handsome male" so the sorcerer turns him into a swan.
Reprints

Twenty Frantic Followers (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

John Learns The Hard Way (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
John (a smoker); Graham (John's younger brother)
Synopsis
John and his younger brother, Graham, are rock climbing when Graham breaks a bone in his leg. John goes off for help, stopping on the way for a quick smoke. Later, John brings a mountain rescue team back to the scene of the incident. Graham has by now fainted. Graham rues the fact that, if he hadn't been winded as a result of his smoking habit, they would have got back to Graham sooner. John gives up smoking and is able to tackle more difficult climbs as a result of his improved fitness.

Indexer Notes

Anti-smoking Public Service Announcement.

The Mysterious Mr. Doll! (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 10)

Iron Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Mr. Doll; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan
Synopsis
Iron Man has created a new suit of armor to help him battle Mr. Doll. Mr. Doll is defeated but, in the process, Tony has enraged Pepper by toying with her affections to create a diversion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 'new' recap page reprints panels 5 & 6 of page 3 and panel 5 of page 10.

Iron Man (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man

Indexer Notes

Back cover pin-up page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Carbon Copy Man!
    Thor
  2. 1. Trapped By The Carbon Copy Man! Part 2
    Thor
  3. 2. Fantastic Fan Mail
  4. 3. Free! Stamp Collectors Outfit
  5. 4. Sub-Mariner Joins The Evil Mutants! (Part 2)
    X-Men
  6. 5. What A Free Gift! What A Cast! What A Paper!
  7. 6. ["I Am Using Only A Fraction Of The Machine's Power, Kelso."]
    Missing Link
  8. 7. The Changeling!
  9. 8. Twenty Frantic Followers
    News From The Floor Of 64
  10. 9. John Learns The Hard Way
  11. 10. The Mysterious Mr. Doll! (Part 2)
    Iron Man
  12. 11. Iron Man
    A Power House Pin-Up
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