(4 November 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-10-28
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 Untold Story of How Professor X Lost the Use of His Legs] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin]
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Reprints

I, Lucifer... (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Werner Roth [as Jay Gavin]
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; V: Lucifer; the Blob; Unus the Untouchable
Synopsis
Unus and the Blob, at the bidding of Lucifer, rob a bank disguised as X-Men. Cyclops attempts to stop them but is implicated in the crime, giving credence to the lie that the X-Men have turned criminal. Professor X mentally locates Lucifer. Lucifer fires an energy cannon into the sky which will track the Professor's thought waves and, presumably, do him harm!
Reprints

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from B. Giles, T. Grant, Tommy Hawkins, Elizabeth Hebborn, Raymond Zanchi, A Reader (presumably not his/her real name) and Daniel Savilt

You'll Be a Giant Among Your Friends... ...When You Wear a Fabulous Thor T-Shirt! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Just Right for Xmas! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are witnessing the most incredible gaol-break of all time!
Characters
Johnny Future [John Foster]; Mr. Opposite; Curly "King" Kalo
Synopsis
Johnny busts some hardened, violent criminals out of prison. He takes them to Mr. Opposite who mistakenly believes he is being attacked. He applies his "opposite" power, not realizing that the men are villains. They immediately become model citizens and attempt a citizen's arrest. Curly "King" Kalo delivers a left hook which renders Mr. Opposite unconscious. The mind-controlled populace regains its free-will. Johnny explains to some soldiers how his plan worked and instructs them to make amends for their rioting (last issue) by arresting Curly and his gang. Mr. Opposite's crime spree is over!
Keywords
London

A Fantastic Look at Weirdies! (Table of Contents: 7)

A Fantastic Look at...! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humour; fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Gag cartoons

The Power of the Thunder God! (Table of Contents: 8)

Thor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Odin; Balder; Hardol the Healer (introduction); Jane Foster; Loki; Cobra; Mr. Hyde
Synopsis
Thor battles the Cobra and Mr. Hyde for the life of Jane Foster. Balder delivers a message to Hardol the Healer requesting a special medicine for the injured Jane. Thor defeats the Cobra and Hyde. Balder finds Hardol, obtains the medicine and sends it to Thor in the nick of time. Jane will live!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 'new' splash page is a paste-up of the front cover of Journey Into Mystery #111 and page 10, panel 5. It also includes some explanatory text and a vignette of Mr. Hyde taken from page 15, panel 7 of Journey Into Mystery #105 (June 1964)

Boys! Capture the Real Wild West (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Marx toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Origin of the Mandarin! (Table of Contents: 10)

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]; Mandarin
Synopsis
Iron Man is a prisoner of the Mandarin, held fast to a giant wheel by concentrated titanium bonds, Mandarin proceeds to relate his origin. The Mandarin then declares his intentions to conquer the world and to "spin" Iron Man to death. The Mandarin leaves, not realizing that the spinning wheel is recharging Iron Man's armor, like a bicycle wheel recharges a small generator. Iron Man then thwarts Mandarin's world-domination plan by disrupting a Chinese missile launch and then redirecting the missile back to China. They fight until the Chinese turn up, branding Mandarin a traitor. Mandarin flees.
Reprints

The Mimic (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover pin-up

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Untold Story of How Professor X Lost the Use of His Legs]
    X-Men
  2. 1. I, Lucifer...
    X-Men
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  4. 3. You'll Be a Giant Among Your Friends... ...When You Wear a Fabulous Thor T-Shirt!
    Thor
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    News from the Floor of 64
  6. 5. Just Right for Xmas!
    Annuals
  7. 6. ["You are witnessing the most incredible gaol-break of all time!"]
    Johnny Future
  8. 7. A Fantastic Look at Weirdies!
    A Fantastic Look at...!
  9. 8. The Power of the Thunder God!
    Thor
  10. 9. Boys! Capture the Real Wild West
    Marx toys
  11. 10. The Origin of the Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  12. 11. The Mimic
    Power House Pin-Up
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