(11 November 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-11-04
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

[At Last! The Thunder God Reveals His True Identity to Jane] (Table of Contents)

Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jane Foster;

Somewhere Lurks the Phantom! (Table of Contents: 1)

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; Phantom [Dr. Birch]
Synopsis
Pepper and Happy are mourning Tony Stark's "death". Meanwhile, Stark builds a transistorized chest device that enables him to appear in public without his armor. Stark then leaves his lab, revealing that he is very much alive. This revelation causes Pepper to faint. Stark realizes that Happy loves Pepper. Stark then upsets an employee, Dr. Birch, by not making time to speak to him. Iron Man goes on to stop industrial saboteur the Phantom, who turns out to be an embittered Dr. Birch. Pepper and Happy go on a date. Tony is left alone to brood because he secretly loves Pepper too.
Reprints

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

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

What a Way to Start a Story! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Want To be a Helicopter Pilot... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marx toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"A World Gone Mad!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Thor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Jane Foster; Odin (guest star); Don Blake; Balder (guest star); Loki (villain); Grey Gargoyle (villain)
Synopsis
Thor upsets Odin again by declaring his love for Jane Foster. Don Blake reveals his secret identity to Jane, but she doesn't believe him. He stamps his cane and nothing happens because, unknown to him, Odin has removed the enchantment which allows him to become the God of Thunder. The Grey Gargoyle appears and attacks Don and Jane. They flee. A group of Thor's friends meet to discuss how they can aid Thor even though Odin has forbidden them to help him.
Reprints

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Salim Mitha, Mark Williams, Peter Milne, Stephen Swann, Michael Whiting, Stuart Tamblin, Toto Thiodosion and Michael Norris

Free 20 Different Great Britain Commemorative Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

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

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
Last week we saw Johnny wrap up Mr Opposite!
Characters
Johnny Future [John Foster]; Villain: The Master; Villain: The Brain; Villain: The Brute; Villain: The Hunter; Rick Harwood
Synopsis
As Johnny's heroic exploits are broadcast on T.V., the Master assembles a trio of ne'er-do-wells to bring him down. Rick Harwood bids goodnight to John Foster as he leaves the Harwood Electronics building in London. He reaches the street just in time to witness a giant hawk menacing pedestrians.
Keywords
London

John Learns The Hard Way (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Characters
John (a smoker); Graham (John's younger brother)
Synopsis
John and his younger brother, Graham, are rock climbing when Graham breaks a bone in his leg. John goes off for help, stopping on the way for a quick smoke. Later, John brings a mountain rescue team back to the scene of the incident. Graham has by now fainted. Graham rues the fact that, if he hadn't been winded as a result of his smoking habit, they would have got back to Graham sooner. John gives up smoking and is able to tackle more difficult climbs as a result of his improved fitness.

Indexer Notes

This anti-smoking public service announcement previously ran in Fantastic! #10 & 19

I, Lucifer... (Table of Contents: 10)

X-Men / comic story / 9 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 (cameo); Unus the Untouchable (cameo)
Synopsis
Professor Xavier relates the events of his first encounter with Lucifer. The story explains how the professor lost the use of his legs. The X-Men board a jet and prepare to confront Dominus.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A 'new' splash page is a paste-up of page 16, panel 1 and page 11, panels 1 & 4.

Boys! Get This Fabulous Starter Kit Worth 17/6 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Modern Science Programme / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Grey Gargoyle (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [At Last! The Thunder God Reveals His True Identity to Jane]
    Thor
  2. 1. Somewhere Lurks the Phantom!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    News from the Floor of 64
  4. 3. What a Way to Start a Story!
    The Avengers
  5. 4. Want To be a Helicopter Pilot...
    Marx toys
  6. 5. "A World Gone Mad!"
    Thor
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Fan Mail
  8. 7. Free 20 Different Great Britain Commemorative Stamps
  9. 8. ["Last week we saw Johnny wrap up Mr Opposite!"]
    Johnny Future
  10. 9. John Learns The Hard Way
  11. 10. I, Lucifer...
    X-Men
  12. 11. Boys! Get This Fabulous Starter Kit Worth 17/6
    Modern Science Programme
  13. 12. The Grey Gargoyle
    Power House Pin-Up
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