Newton Holiday Spectacular

Published
1975
Page count
?
Cover price
0.75 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Newton Comics
 
Newton Comics

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Silver Surfer; The Mighty Thor; Fantastic Four) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Silver Surfer; The Mighty Thor; Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
various, line art
 
, line art (Australian compilation)
Colours
, colourist

Notes

This cover is a composite of images from three different sources. The Thor image is from the interior of The Silver Surfer #4 (reversed). The Silver Surfer image originally appeared on the cover of the The Silver Surfer #12 (enlarged and modified). The Fantastic Four image was originally on the cover of the Fantastic Four #21.

Information on cover reprint sources from notesfromthejunkyard.blogspot.com/.../...ling.html.

Show/hide 1. The Merciless Puppet Master (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-144
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Puppet Master; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters; Mole Man [Moleman] (cameo); The Skulls (cameo); Doctor Doom (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [credited]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [credited]
 
Dick Ayers, inker [credited]
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [credited]
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #14 (May 1963)
Once Again, The Fantastic Four Face the Threat of Sub-Mariner, and “The Merciless Puppet Master” Part 1
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #10 (November 1975)
The Merciless Puppet Master
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #6 (1988)
The Merciless Puppet Master
 
United States
Essential Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1998 series) #1 (October 1998)
The Merciless Puppet Master
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
Sub-Mariner, and "The Merciless Puppet Master"

Synopsis

The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four. This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner.

Show/hide 2. The Good, The Bad, and the Uncanny! (Silver Surfer) Comic story, 39 pages

Featuring

Feature
Silver Surfer
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Silver Surfer; GUESTS: Thor; Odin; Balder; Sif; Heimdall; Warriors Three--Hogun; Fandral; Volstagg; VILLAIN: loki; CAMEOS: hulk; The Thing; Tomazooma The Living Totem; Hercules; Zeus; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Shalla Bal

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
John Buscema, penciller
 
Sal Buscema, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [as Art Simek]
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Silver Surfer (Marvel, 1968 series) #4 (February 1969)
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
Also printed
Australia
The Silver Surfer (Newton, 1975 series) #4 (December 1975)
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
 
Australia
The Silver Surfer (Newton, 1975 series) #4 (December 1975)
 
United States
Marvel's Greatest Superhero Battles (Simon and Schuster, 1978 series) (1978)
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny!
 
United States
Fantasy Masterpieces (Marvel, 1966 series) #4 (March 1980)
The Good, The Bad, And The Uncanny
 
United States
Mighty Marvel Team-Up Thrillers (Marvel, 1983 series) (1983)
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #15 (1990)
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny
 
United States
Essential Silver Surfer (Marvel, 2001 series) #1 (February 1998)
The Good, the Bad, and the Uncanny!

Synopsis

Loki tries to deceive the Surfer into helping him take down Thor.

Show/hide 3. A Skrull Walks Among Us! (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
X-361
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Super-Skrull (introduction); Dr. Doom (cameo); the Skull Emperor (introduction); Skrulls

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [credited]
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [credited]
 
Dick Ayers, inker [credited]
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [credited]
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #18 (September 1963)
A Skrull Walks Among Us!
Also printed
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #214-215 (January-February 1980)
A Skrull Walks among Us!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #6 (1988)
A Skrull Walks Among Us
 
United States
Essential Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1998 series) #1 (October 1998)
A Skrull Walks Among Us!
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
A Skrull Walks Among Us!

Synopsis

The Skrull Emperor sends the Super-Skrull, a Skrull possessing all the powers of the Fantastic Four, to conquer Earth.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Human Torch) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Plantman [Sam Smithers]

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Sol Brodsky , penciller (alterations)
 
Don Heck, inker
 
Sol Brodsky , inker (alterations)
Colours
Stan Goldberg, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #113 (October 1963)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Essential Human Torch (Marvel, 2003 series) #1 ([October] 2003)
Untitled  (black & white)

Notes

Sol Brodsky likely altered the Human Torch figure. An unaltered cover with different lettering and art on the trees was published in Creepy Worlds #51.

Show/hide 5. The Coming of the Plantman! (Human Torch) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Code
[X-398 ?]
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Plantman [Sam Smithers] (introduction, origin); Doris Evans (introduction); Mr. Evans (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, plotter [credited]
 
Jerry Siegel, scripter [credited] (script)
Art
Dick Ayers, line art [credited]
Text
Sam Rosen, letterer [credited]
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Tales (Marvel, 1951 series) #113 (October 1963)
The Coming of the Plantman!
Also printed
United States
Essential Human Torch (Marvel, 2003 series) #1 ([October] 2003)
"The Coming of the Plantman!"  (black & white)

Synopsis

The Human Torch saves his new girlfriend Doris’s father from a disgruntled gardener who gains the ability to control plants.


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