After being injured in an accident, orphan Jo Ashton was given a new lease of life by Dr Mabe, who placed his invention, the ” Increased Reflex and Intelligence Stimulator “, in her brain. The stimulator. known as ” Iris ” for short, gave Jo super-human strength and intelligence. When Dr Mabe decided to tell the world about his miracle patient. Jo realised that the Welfare Authorities would discover she was an orphan, and put her in a home—so she ran away.
- The Trouble with Iris – Mandy: #565 (12 November 1977) – #575 (21 January 1978)