(30 September 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-09-23
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

[Iron Man in Mortal Combat With Captain America!] (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America
Reprints

At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil! (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-749
Characters
Thor [Donald Blake]; Loki; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Odin; Jane Foster
Synopsis
Thor is called to the aid of Doctor Strange, and as Dr. Blake saves his life after a crippling mystic attack. Loki takes advantage of a misunderstanding between Thor and Odin to come to Earth and kidnap Jane Foster.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

When this reprinted adventure appeared, sister magazine "Terrific" was running tales of The Avengers from the era after Thor had taken a leave of absence. A new text panel on page 2 explains that, when this story was written, Thor was a member of the old Avengers team.

The Gang Gets the Message (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy; Constable Hayes; Slasher Brown
Synopsis
Jimmy is new to the area. He joins a local gang. When he refuses a cigarette he is branded as a "cissy". Enter local bully, Slasher Brown, who asks for "protection" money. Jimmy stands up to him and is beaten up. The gang is impressed with Jimmy's courage. Constable Hayes invites Jimmy to join the police boxing and judo club. Next time Slasher Brown shows up, cigarette in mouth, Jimmy throws him to the ground. The rest of the gang pile in and see off the bully. The gang then agree to give up smoking and to follow Jimmy's example by joining the boxing and judo club.

The Treasure of Planetoid 12! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Charlie Nast; Sam
Synopsis
In the year 2100 a criminal hijacks a spaceship to be the first man to claim the treasure of Planetoid 12. When he gets there, he finds nothing but water and mud. He thinks that it might be oil or something valuable, but after he drinks it he knows that it is merely water. The pilot that he forced along at gunpoint thinks he knows where the treasure is, but the criminal refuses to believe there is a treasure on Planetoid 12 at all until he reverts back into an infant. The pilot has realized the treasure is the fountain of youth.
Reprints

Eagle (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Fantastic Fan Mail / letters page / 0.875 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gerard Gallagher, Steven Lambert, Iain Innes, Paula Holmes, Colin Argyle and Geoffrey Lewis. Letters answered by Alf (Alf Wallace) and Bart (Bob Bartholomew)

Free 20 Different Great Britain Commemorative Stamps (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

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

X-Men / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts); Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin] (pencils)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Characters
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; Magneto; Mr. Worthington; Mrs. Worthington
Synopsis
Xavier and Cyclops, worried with no word from Angel at the X-Mansion, return to the school and are attacked and defeated. Beast and Jean then show up and are also taken down. As Warren's parents arrive at the mansion, they are greeted by Magneto.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 'new' splash page at the beginning of this story recaps past events. It is a paste-up of panel 2 of page 3; panel 3 of page 4; panel 4 of page 5; panel 3 of page 7; panel 5 of page 8; panel 2 of page 10

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

Johnny Future / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know how I'm going to overpower that Stone-Age giant - but somehow I've got to!
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Johnny Future [John Foster]; Many 20-foot tall Stone Age men (all die); The Master; Humphrey Harwood; Rick Harwood [his son]
Synopsis
The evolution speeder was left switched on after Dr. Felda and his assitant were killed. It it busily creating an army of giant, savage Stone Age men. The Master, unable to get a response from his lackeys, decides to destroy the whole island. All of the Stone age men are instantly killed. Johnny Future, flying above the island and contemplating landing, is blown out to sea by the blast and, by an amazing coincidence, splashes down right next to Rick who is struggling to stay afloat after the events of last issue. Johnny rescues Rick and then slips away to reappear again as John Foster.

Meet Twenty Proud Power-Pack People (Table of Contents: 9)

News from the Floor of 64 / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

In Mortal Combat with Captain America (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original story)

Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Chameleon [Dmitri Smerdyakov]; Kraven the Hunter [Sergei Kravanoff]; Happy Hogan; Pepper Potts
Synopsis
The Chameleon tricks Iron Man into attacking Captain America and they fight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby drew the figure of Captain America on page 3, panel 7 and Iron Man on page 9, panel 4 (possibly). Info per Nick Caputo, September 2014; Page 9, panel 5 is replaced by some "next issue" text and by panel 1, page 4 of Tales of Suspense #57 (September 1964)

The Chameleon (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Iron Man in Mortal Combat With Captain America!]
    Iron Man
  2. 1. At the Mercy of Loki, Prince of Evil!
    Thor
  3. 2. The Gang Gets the Message
  4. 3. The Treasure of Planetoid 12!
  5. 4. Eagle
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  7. 6. Free 20 Different Great Britain Commemorative Stamps
  8. 7. ...And None Shall Survive!
    X-Men
  9. 8. ["I don't know how I'm going to overpower that Stone-Age giant - but somehow I've got to!"]
    Johnny Future
  10. 9. Meet Twenty Proud Power-Pack People
    News from the Floor of 64
  11. 10. In Mortal Combat with Captain America
    Iron Man
  12. 11. The Chameleon
    Power House Pin-Up
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Paul Green
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Nick Caputo
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