Terrific! #23
(16 September 1967)

IPC, 1967 Series
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Price
9d [0-0-9 GBP]
Pages
40
Indicia Frequency
Every Monday
On-sale Date
1967-09-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Odhams Press Ltd
Brand
A Power Comic
Editing
Alf Wallace [as Alf]; Bob Bartholomew [as Bart]

The Origin of Giant-Man (Table of Contents)

Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Living Eraser; The Wasp
Reprints

Indexer Notes

cover from an original stat.

Four Against The Minotaur (Table of Contents: 1)

The Avengers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]
Synopsis
The Avengers have a new line-up and Hawkeye begins to question Captain America's ability to lead them. Cap tells the new Avengers that their first mission will be to find and recruit the Hulk, as his brute strength his be an asset to the team. They are suddenly attacked by a giant robot, sent by the Mole Man. They defeat the robot, much to Mole Man's chagrin. The robot tells the Avengers where the Hulk will be found, but it is a ruse to lead them to Mole Man's lair.
Reprints

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

Terrific News / letters page / 1.25 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Max Maysh, Anita Armstrong, Bob Allen, Norman Duff, Steven Carter, Tony Peddler, Brian Coffey, Simon Snell, Brian Gilmore, David Craig and Haydn Nelson

Daredevil the Man Without Fear! Stars Every Week in Smash! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Extra! Extra! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.375 page (report information)

The Fabulous New Eagle Hovercraft (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

Eternity Beckons! (Table of Contents: 6)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Stan Lee (dialogue)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprints

Horse-Race Through a City, Football Without Goals; Turtle Hunting With a Fish (Table of Contents: 7)

Odd Sports / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Here Comes Giant-Man And The Wonderful Wasp (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Burgos ?; Jack Kirby (see notes)
Inks
Chic Stone
Letters
Sam Rosen ?; typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

New text box added to explain the addition of the Giant-Man strip to Terrific

The Birth of Giant-Man (Table of Contents: 9)

Giant-Man; Wasp / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Don Heck
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Giant-Man [Henry Pym] (first appearance as Giant-Man); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Living Eraser (introduction)
Synopsis
Henry Pym develops capsules that permit him to become giant-size as well as ant-size. The Eraser captures him and the Wasp. He brings them to Dimension Z along with other scientists to build atomic weapons.
Reprints

Are You Prepared??? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Drama Of Doom [Part 12] (Table of Contents: 11)

Don Starr / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Characters
Don Starr; The Actor; Headhunter (dies)
Synopsis
The Actor gloats at the captive Don Starr. Don, although bound by ropes, suddenly dives at Headhunter and manages to steal one of his poison darts before he is subdued. Don is placed into a deadly trap but uses the stolen dart to cut the rope which binds him. He then hurls it at Headhunter, killing him in the process. The Actor flees. Don pursues him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Read It in Pow! On Sale Now! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sgt. Fury / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys! Capture the Real Wild West (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Incredible Hulk

Indexer Notes

Back cover illustration.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of Giant-Man
    Giant-Man and the Wonderful Wasp
  2. 1. Four Against The Minotaur
    The Avengers
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Terrific News
  4. 3. Daredevil the Man Without Fear! Stars Every Week in Smash!
  5. 4. Extra! Extra!
  6. 5. The Fabulous New Eagle Hovercraft
  7. 6. Eternity Beckons!
    Dr. Strange
  8. 7. Horse-Race Through a City, Football Without Goals; Turtle Hunting With a Fish
    Odd Sports
  9. 8. Here Comes Giant-Man And The Wonderful Wasp
  10. 9. The Birth of Giant-Man
    Giant-Man; Wasp
  11. 10. Are You Prepared???
  12. 11. The Drama Of Doom [Part 12]
    Don Starr
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    News from the Floor of 64
  14. 13. Read It in Pow! On Sale Now!
    Sgt. Fury
  15. 14. Boys! Capture the Real Wild West
  16. 15. The Incredible Hulk
    A Power House Pin-Up
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