(17 June 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-06-10
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

Introducing: Ka-Zar, Lord of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; Artie Simek; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu
Reprints

Defying the Magic of... Mad Merlin! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (script) [as R. Berns]
Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Doctor Donald Blake]; Merlin [Maha Yogi]; Jane Foster; Loki (cameo); President John F. Kennedy (cameo); Caroline Kennedy (cameo); Pierre Salinger (cameo); King Arthur (cameo, flashback)
Synopsis
Merlin is awakened after a thousand years and immediately decides to try and take over the world. He battles Thor using familiar Washington D.C. monuments. Thor defeats Merlin and forces him to return to sleep.
Reprints
Keywords
Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

This 'Merlin' was revealed to be an imposter in Avengers Annual #22. In most of his appearances he calls himself 'Maha Yogi'. He has been said to be a mutant, but this is also false.

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

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

Special All Action Saga! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Fan Mail / letters page / 1.375 pages (report information)

Script
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; Bob Bartholomew [as Bart]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tajinder Singh, Peter Anderson, Sam Sherriff, Raymond Gillespie, Graham C. Taylor, Stephen Kings, Michael Lane, Michael Litherland, S. Cox, Philip Solomon, Risare Cleloch and Mark Falconer

Slotto is Good News (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Action With The Avengers (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Avengers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Coming of... Ka-Zar! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
X-Men [Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Professor X [Charles Xavier]]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; Maa-Gor; Swamp Men
Reprints

The Animal Man (part 4) (Table of Contents: 8)

Johnny Future / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Alf Wallace
Pencils
Luis Bermejo
Inks
Luis Bermejo
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Johnny Future; The Animal Man
Synopsis
Animal Man has discredited a mind-controlled Johnny Future by forcing him to rob a London bank. Police officers move in to arrest him, but Animal Man summons a flock of birds to attack them. Johnny enters a waiting car and is driven to Animal Man's home where he is caged until Animal Man has further use for him.

Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo! (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Stan Lee (plot); Robert Bernstein (script) [as R. Berns]
Pencils
Jack Kirby (page 1); Don Heck (pages 2-6)
Inks
Dick Ayers (page 1); Don Heck (pages 2-6)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
X-411
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Crimson Dynamo [Anton Vanko]; Nikita Khrushchev; HArry "Happy" Hogan; Virginia "Pepper" Potts
Synopsis
Khrushchev has sent the Crimson Dynamo to the United States to "wreck Stark's project and get rid of Iron Man". Iron Man defeats the Crimson Dynamo and convinces him to defect.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page one of this story is a new splash page using the cover of Tales of Suspense #46, with a text box explaining the story so far. Pages 2-6 reprint pages 9-13 of the Iron Man story from that issue.

Rick Jones and Some of His Teen Brigade (Table of Contents: 10)

Power House Pin-Up / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby ?
Inks
Chic Stone ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Rick Jones; Teen Brigade

Flags & Emblems of the World (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing: Ka-Zar, Lord of the Jungle
    X-Men
  2. 1. Defying the Magic of... Mad Merlin!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    News From The Floor of 64
  4. 3. Special All Action Saga!
    Thor
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  6. 5. Slotto is Good News
  7. 6. Action With The Avengers
    The Avengers
  8. 7. The Coming of... Ka-Zar!
    X-Men
  9. 8. The Animal Man (part 4)
    Johnny Future
  10. 9. Iron Man Faces the Crimson Dynamo! (Part 2)
    Iron Man
  11. 10. Rick Jones and Some of His Teen Brigade
    Power House Pin-Up
  12. 11. Flags & Emblems of the World
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