(28 October 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price:
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages:
40
Indicia frequency:
Every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand:
A Power Comic
Editing:
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; ? [as Bart]; Stan Lee (original editor)
Color:
Colour Cover, Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
7.75" x 11.25"
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The X-Men v The Mimic (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Wener Roth [as Jay Gavin]; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Power of the Thunder God! (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Chic Stone
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Thor; Odin; Balder; Jane Foster; Loki; Cobra; Mr. Hyde
Synopsis:
Thor battles the Cobra and Mr. Hyde while Jane Foster hovers close to death. Odin's heart begins to soften towards Jane, thanks to the intervention of Balder. Odin, in his infinite wisdom, commands Loki to deliver a message to Hardol, the mystic healer, who lives beyond the molten chasm. Loki has no choice but to obey but, before he can embark on his mission, is waylaid by Balder and some other gods who, for some reason, distrust him. Balder plans to deliver the message himself.
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Indexer Notes

The final panel of this story segment is replaced by some text entreating readers to read "next week's ish!!"

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

Fantastic Fan Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Alf Wallace [Alf] ; Bob Bartholomew [Bart]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Raymond Jones, Billy Mitchell, (Mrs.) L. Parker, Sam Plumb, Tony McGhee, Yvonne Anderson and Richard Woodcock

The Adventures of Anglo Ace (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Anglo Ace / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Whoomp!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters:
Johnny Future [John Foster]; Mr. Opposite; Curly "King" Kalo
Synopsis:
Mr. Opposite has used his power of mind-control on the army, causing them to recklessly fire weapons in London's streets. In jail, Johnny wonders how Mr. Opposite can be defeated. He has an idea. He busts open his cell door, and the doors of fellow inmate, the notorious Curly "King" Kalo and one of Kalo's henchmen. The prison governor watches and vows, as the three escapees stride through the prison with impunity, that this is as far as they will get.

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

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

The Fabulous New Eagle Hovercraft (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

["Free! Stamps"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.375 page (report information)

Lo! Now Shall Appear--! The Mimic! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin]
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; Mimic [Calvin Rankin] (origin)
Synopsis:
The Mimic has absorbed all of the X-Men's powers. He battles them and captures Jean. The team follows him to his hideout deep in an old mine. Mimic uses his powers to uncover a machine his father built that will allow him to keep the combined powers for good. Xavier allows Mimic to use the machine which doesn't give him powers but strips his mimic powers away.
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Indexer Notes

A 'new' splash page is a paste-up of page 9 (panel 6) and page 11 (panels 1 & 5). The page also includes some exposition narrative.

The Death of Tony Stark (Table of Contents: 9)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Heck
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Pepper Potts; Happy Hogan; Inspector Flint; Mandarin; Koto (robot)
Synopsis:
Pepper and Happy, still unsettled by Tony Stark's disappearance, go to Iron Man and tender their resignations. The following day, Happy, playing detective, breaks in to Stark's home. Tony is wearing his armor but not his helmet. He conceals his armor by jumping into bed. He assures Happy that all is well and that Iron Man should be trusted. Enter: the Mandarin. Using his giant space-laser he destroys much of Stark's factory. Iron Man disguises himself as a bearded man in a large coat, and boards a plane for China. He confronts Koto, the Mandarin's robot, and is defeated.
Reprints:

Sincerely Jane Foster (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils:
Barry Smith?

Characters:
Jane Foster

Indexer Notes

Back cover pin-up

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The X-Men v The Mimic
    X-Men
  2. 1. The Power of the Thunder God!
    Thor
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  4. 3. The Adventures of Anglo Ace
    Anglo Ace
  5. 4. ["Whoomp!"]
    Johnny Future
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    News from the Floor of 64
  7. 6. The Fabulous New Eagle Hovercraft
  8. 7. ["Free! Stamps"]
  9. 8. Lo! Now Shall Appear--! The Mimic!
    X-Men
  10. 9. The Death of Tony Stark
    Iron Man
  11. 10. Sincerely Jane Foster
    A Power House Pin-Up
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