Newton Triple Action #1 The Avengers The X-men Conan

Published
August 1976
Page count
84
Cover price
0.75 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Newton Comics

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover The Black Hound of Vengeance (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery; fantasy
Characters
Conan, Melissandra, Kharam-Akkad

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #20 (November 1972)
The Black Hound of Vengeance!
Show/hide 1. Bulletin (Captain America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Turn to the mailbag pages of this comic for the world's most exciting new comic plans from the world's most exciting comics publisher. 'nuff said, Gentle John (T.T.B.)"

Details

Printed
1976
Genre
Superhero
More...
Bulletin

Notes

Captain America figure from cover of Captain America (Marvel) #109 (January 1969).

Show/hide 2. The Bitter Taste of Defeat! (The Avengers) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Power Man [Erik Josten]; Enchantress

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #21 (October 1965)
The Bitter Taste of Defeat
Also printed
United States
Marvel Triple Action (Marvel, 1972 series) #15 (November 1973)
The Bitter Taste of Defeat
 
Australia
The Avengers (Yaffa, 1977? series) #7 ([1981?])
The Bitter Taste of Defeat!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #27 (February 1994)
The Bitter Taste of Defeat!

Notes

First appearance of Power Man.

Show/hide 3. Dracula (Dracula) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Dracula
Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Tom Palmer
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Tomb of Dracula (Marvel, 1972 series) #16 (January 1974)
Back From The Grave!

Notes

This advertisment is on page 10 of the comic. A small version of the cover is included in this ad.

Show/hide 4. Among Us Stalk… The Sentinels! (The X-Men) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
The X-Men
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel; Beast; Iceman); Sentinels (1st); Dr. Bolivar Trask (1st); Zelda; Mr. Worthington; Mrs. Worthington

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby layouts
Werner Roth (as Jay Gavin) pencils
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #14 (November 1965)
Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!
Also printed
United States
The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #68 (February 1971)
Among Us Stalk the Sentinels
 
Australia
The X-Men (Yaffa/Page, 1970s series) #5 ([1981?])
Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #7 (1988)
Among Us Walk Stalk the Sentinels
 
United States
X-Men: The Early Years (Marvel, 1994 series) #14 (June 1995)
Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!
 
United States
Essential Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1999? series) #1 ([September 1999?])
Among Us Stalk...The Sentinels!
 
United States
The X-Men Omnibus (Marvel, 2009? series) #1 ([April] 2009)
Among Us Stalk...the Sentinels!

Synopsis

After their battle with the Juggernaut, Xavier sends the X-Men on vacation; Reading a story in the paper about Dr. Trask and his story on the mutant menace, Professor X calls for a televised debate with the anthropologist; During the broadcast, Trask unveils his Sentinels, robots who were built to capture and nullify mutants, but things quickly get out of hand as the Sentinels proclaim themselves superior to puny humans and prepare to take over; Xavier calls his X-Men to help and they return to battle the Sentinels; When one of their number falls, the giant robots capture Trask and return to their base; The X-Men follow and find a hidden complex complete with devastating weaponry aimed directly at them.

Show/hide 5. Bullpen Bulletin… (Marvel Mailbag) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Marvel Mailbag

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This contains Newton’s future launch of new titles: Newton Triple Action; Newton Four-In-One; and Newton Spectacular. "Send your letters to Gentle John, PO Box 403, Richmond, 3121." Letter writers include Jim White, Miller; Tony Moore, Dapto.

Show/hide 6. Newton Four-In-One Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Thing; The Hulk

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #25 (April 1964)
The Incredible Hulk vs. the Thing!

Notes

This advertisement also includes logos for The Incredible Hulk, The Invincible Iron Man, The Amazing Spider-Man an the Mighty Thor.

Show/hide 7. Planet of the Apes (Planet of the Apes) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Planet of the Apes
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Michael McN (painting)

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Planet of the Apes (Marvel, 1974 series) #14 (November 1975)
Untitled

Notes

The cover illustration is a smaller part of the ad.

Show/hide 8. The Black Hound of Vengeance (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Code
1046Z
Characters
Conan; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad; Fafnir (death); Yezdigerd; The Tarim; Balthaz (death)

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #20 (November 1972)
The Black Hound of Vengeance
Also printed
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Black Hound of Vengeance!

Synopsis

Conan and Fafnir serve aboard a ship from Turan, just outside the city of Makkalet. Conan infiltrates the Temple of Tarim in order to kidnap the living god Tarim, but he fails, kills a black hound and flees. Fafnir has lost his arm in battle and is thrown overboard by Balthaz to drown because is is already as good as dead. Angry, Conan kills Balthaz and flees Yezdigerd's ship.

Show/hide 9. Blood Purge (Shanna, the She-Devil) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shanna, the She-Devil
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Shanna; Raga-Shah (villain)

Credits

Script
Carla Conway
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Vince Colletta
Editing
Gerry Conway

Reprint history

First print
United States
Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #10 (May 1975)
Blood Purge
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Gwain of Lardrot) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Gwain of Lardrot
Genre
Historical
Characters
Gwain of Lardrot; Knight of the Silver Tower

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This appears to be an Australian original story.


Notes

The indicia of this issue lists it as Vol. 1 No. 11.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 77778

Entry created

  • 08/03/2013

Cover added

  • 08/03/2013

Index completed

  • 08/03/2013

Last updated

  • 07/04/2013