(24 June 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-06-17
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 Mysterious Melter (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; ?
Inks
George Roussos; ?
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Melter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original Marvel cover has been adapted to include Iron Man's 'new' armor.

The Lava Man (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; the Lava Man; Jane Foster; Odin; Loki; Dr. Bruce Andrews
Synopsis
Thor battles the Lava Man, a monster brought to the surface by Loki, who claims all the dry surface of Earth for his people. Odin forbids Thor to love Jane Foster, leading to her leaving her job as Dr. Blake's nurse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dr. Andrews is first called Basil by Jane Foster on page 6 but then is called Bruce by Dr. Blake on the last page.

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

Fantastic Fan Mail / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Coming of... Ka-Zar! (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / comic story / 8 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

Indexer Notes

Reprints pages 14 to 20 of the original story, plus a new first page recapping the story so far.

[The Animal Man (part 5)] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Alf Wallace
Pencils
Luis Bermejo
Inks
Luis Bermejo
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; science fiction; superhero
Characters
Johnny Future; The Animal Man

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (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: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
John; Graham

Indexer Notes

Anti-smoking Public Service Announcement. Previously run in Fantastic #10 (and will later appear in a half page format in TV Century 21 #129).

Iron Man Battles the Melter! (Table of Contents: 7)

Iron Man / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
X-448
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; the Melter [Bruno Horgan]; Virginia "Pepper" Potts; Harry "Happy" Hogan; Senator Byrd
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black and white, pages 1 to 10, plus the first two tiers of page 11 only.

Thrill to the Uncanny (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Doctor Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.16 page (report information)

Ka-Zar and Zabu the Sabre-Tooth Stalker (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; jungle; superhero

Indexer Notes

This pin-up is a modified version of the splash page to the story in The X-Men #10, with the figures of the X-Men removed.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mysterious Melter
    Iron Man
  2. 1. The Lava Man
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  4. 3. The Coming of... Ka-Zar!
    X-Men
  5. 4. [The Animal Man (part 5)]
    Johnny Future
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    News From The Floor of 64
  7. 6. John Learns The Hard Way
  8. 7. Iron Man Battles the Melter!
    Iron Man
  9. 8. Thrill to the Uncanny
    Doctor Strange
  10. 9. Ka-Zar and Zabu the Sabre-Tooth Stalker
    A Power House Pin-Up
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