(23 September 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-09-16
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 Uncanny Unicorn (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover taken from an unaltered stat. Info per Nick Caputo.

When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Job Number
X-725
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval]; Jane Foster
Synopsis
During their battle, the Grey Gargoyle turns Thor into stone. Thor topples over, striking his cane as he does so. He transforms into Don Blake and, as Blake, is compelled to continue the battle. Via trickery, Blake tricks the Gargoyle into falling into the river and his stone body sinks to the bottom.
Reprints

Boys! Capture the Real Wild West (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Alf Wallace; Bob Bartholomew
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Raymond Potts, Derick Gripton, K. Booker, Mark Taylor, Jean Greaves, Gary Hyman and Terry Durney.

You'll Be a Giant Among Your Friends... ...When You Wear a Fabulous Thor T-Shirt! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Sensational Power-Points (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

...And None Shall Survive! (Table of Contents: 7)

X-Men / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (p. 1 & layouts, pp. 2–10); Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin] (pp. 2–10)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; Magneto; Mr. Worthington; Mrs. Worthington
Synopsis
In the aftermath of their battle with the Sentinels, Hank, Bobby and Scott are taken to the hospital with injuries. Iceman is delirious in a coma but his companions recover quickly. When Warren's parents call and say they are dropping by for a visit, Angel flies back to the mansion where he is attacked by a mysterious stranger. Xavier and Cyclops, worried with no word from Angel, also return home and are attacked.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In a new text box on the final panel of page 10, we are informed that the nameless being will be revealed next week! But not until Professor X and his X-Men have felt the lash of his incredible powers! The editor signs off with "'Nuff said! Just be here!!!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Johnny Future / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alf Wallace
Pencils
Luis Bermejo
Inks
Luis Bermejo
Letters
?
Editing
Bob Bartholomew

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even a cannon couldn't have hurled that gadget with greater power!
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Johnny Future [John Foster]; An army of 20-foot tall Stone Age men; Rick Harwood
Synopsis
The killer giant throws the agitator at Johnny, who catches it and flies it to a distant location. The giant then grabs Rick and drops him into the ocean. Rick escapes by holding his breath and swimming away. Back on the island, more giant men appear.

The Uncanny Unicorn (Table of Contents: 9)

Iron Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Unicorn [Milos Masaryk] (origin); Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts; Crimson Dynamo [Anton Vanko] (flashback)
Synopsis
The Unicorn reveals his origin tale to Pepper Potts. Iron Man and the Unicorn slug it out. Iron Man boards Unicorn's plane and then destroys it. The Unicorn escapes. Tony and Pepper visit Happy in the hospital.
Reprints
  • US from Tales of Suspense (Marvel, 1959 series) #56 (August 1964) [Black and white. Second half of story, pages 9 to 18, reprinted. A "new" splash page with a paste-up of previously reprinted panels introduces this story segment.]

Indexer Notes

A 'new' splash page at the beginning of this story is a paste-up of previously reprinted images and panels They are as follows: Iron Man figure - Tales of Suspense #56 (August 1964) (detail from the splash page of that issue); Tony Stark - Tales of Suspense #47 (November 1963) (detail from panel 5 of page 8); Two further panels are reprinted here. They are panels 1 and 3 of page 8 from Tales of Suspense #56 (August 1964)

Kraven the Hunter (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Barry Smith
Inks
Barry Smith
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A full-color reprint on the back cover of the issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Uncanny Unicorn
    Iron Man
  2. 1. When the Grey Gargoyle Strikes!
    Thor
  3. 2. Boys! Capture the Real Wild West
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  5. 4. You'll Be a Giant Among Your Friends... ...When You Wear a Fabulous Thor T-Shirt!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    News from the Floor of 64
  7. 6. Sensational Power-Points
  8. 7. ...And None Shall Survive!
    X-Men
  9. 8. ["Even a cannon couldn't have hurled that gadget with greater power!"]
    Johnny Future
  10. 9. The Uncanny Unicorn
    Iron Man
  11. 10. Kraven the Hunter
    Power House Pin-Up
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Bruce
  • Paul Green
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Paul Green