(October 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Price:
14.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Pages:
532
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
ISBN:
0-7851-0666-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
75960610666000111
Editing:
Polly Watson
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

528-page trade paperback featuring black & white reprints from Fantastic Four (Marvel 1961 series) #1-20 and Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel; 1963 series) #1.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Alan Davis
Colors:
Marie Javins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]

Indexer Notes

Cover design credited to Tim Smith 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Essential Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Title page with indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Polly Watson
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Includes credits and special thanks to Tom Brevoort, Dan Carr, Pond Scum, Julio Herrera, Roger Bonas, Mark Powers, Ralph Macchio, Jared Osborn and Guppy. Interior design credited to Jonathon Babcock.

[Fantastic Four #1] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein?; Christopher Rule?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

The Essential FF paperbacks do not have credits for the reprinted covers. Cover inker credits are from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four (1961 series).

The Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein; Christopher Rule ?
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
v-372

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (introduction and origin of all); Mole Man (introduction and origin)
Synopsis:
Dr. Reed Richards takes his friends on a rocket trip that changes their lives forever.
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Indexer Notes

Although this book's table of contents includes story credits, it does not identify this story's inker. Inking credit from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four #1. Inking often attributed to Dick Ayers and occasionally Art Simek. The given credit reflects the current consensus. Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

[Fantastic Four #2] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skrulls
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The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
v-457

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skrulls (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Thing]
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Indexer Notes

Inking credit from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four #2.

[Fantastic Four #3] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
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Indexer Notes

Has the caption,"The Greatest Comic Magazine in the World!!"

The Fantastic Four, in... The Menace of the Miracle Man (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
v-563

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Miracle Man (villain, introduction)
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Indexer Notes

The Fantastic Four begin wearing costumes in this story. 1st appearances of the Fantasticar and the Fantastic Four's headquarters (Baxter Building; unnamed in this story; cut-away diagram appears on pg. 5).

[Fantastic Four #4] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner
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Indexer Notes

Beginning this issue, the words, "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine!" appear at the top of every cover.

The Fantastic Four in the Coming of... Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
v-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner (1st Silver Age appearance)
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[Fantastic Four #5] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Human Torch; The Thing; Mr. Fantastic]; Dr. Doom
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The Fantastic Four, in... "Prisoners of Doctor Doom!" (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
v-735

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Dr. Doom (introduction; origin); Hulk (cameo on pg. 2)
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Indexer Notes

Johnny Storm is shown reading The Incredible Hulk #1.

[Fantastic Four #6] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four: [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Sub-Mariner; Dr. Doom
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The Fantastic Four in "Captives of the Deadly Duo!" (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Thing]; Sub-Mariner; Dr. Doom
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  • US from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #6 (September 1962) [black and white], #6 (September 1962) [black and white], #6 (September 1962) [black and white], #6 (September 1962) [black and white], #6 (September 1962) [black and white], #6 (September 1962)

Indexer Notes

1st Dr. Doom/Sub-Mariner team-up. Baxter Building 1st named.

[Fantastic Four #7] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing; Invisible Girl]
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Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kurrgo; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing; Invisible Girl]
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[Fantastic Four #8] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, Human Torch, The Thing]; Puppet-Master
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Prisoners of the Puppet Master! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; The Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Puppet Master (introduction)
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[Fantastic Four #9] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner
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The End of the Fantastic Four! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters
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[Fantastic Four #10] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom; Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
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The Return of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Alicia Masters; Dr. Doom (villain); Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
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[Fantastic Four #11] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Hartley ? (retouches)
Inks:
?; Al Hartley ? (retouches)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Impossible Man
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A Visit with the Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
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The Impossible Man (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Impossible Man
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[Fantastic Four #12] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Hulk
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The Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [The Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Mr. Fantastic]; Hulk; Alicia Masters; General "Thunderbolt" Ross; Rick Jones; Dr. Karl Kort
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[Fantastic Four #13] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Al Hartley ? (retouches)
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Al Hartley ? (retouches)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch
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The Fantastic Four Versus the Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Ghost; the Red Ghost's super apes; the Watcher
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Fantastic Four Feature Page (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch
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Indexer Notes

The pin-up pages in this book are reprinted out of sequence.

[Fantastic Four #14] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Human Torch; The Thing; Mr. Fantastic]; Sub-Mariner
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The Merciless Puppet Master (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [The Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch]; Puppet Master; Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters; Mole Man (cameo; flashback); Skrulls (cameo; flashback); Dr. Doom (cameo; flashback)
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A Fantastic Four Feature Page! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch
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[Fantastic Four #15] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing; Mad Thinker; the Thinker's Android
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The Fantastic Four Battle the Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mad Thinker; the Thinker's Android
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The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page Featuring in this Issue: The Thing (Table of Contents)

Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Thing
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Indexer Notes

Inker credit from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four #2.

[Fantastic Four #16] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [the Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Dr. Doom; Ant Man
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The Micro-World of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richard]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Alicia Masters; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)
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[Fantastic Four #17] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; the Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Dr. Doom
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Defeated by Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dr. Doom (villain); Alicia Masters; Nikita Krushchev (cameo)
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[Fantastic Four #18] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [The Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic]; Super-Skrull
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A Skrull Walks Among Us! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Super-Skrull (introduction); Dr. Doom (cameo); Skull Emperor (introduction); Skrulls
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[Fantastic Four #19] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Thing; Rama-Tut
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Prisoners of the Pharoah! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Rama-Tut (villain, introduction); Alicia Masters
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[Fantastic Four #20] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, Human Torch, The Thing]; Molecule Man
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The Mysterious Molecule Man! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko ? (page 17, panel 3)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Molecule Man (introduction); The Watcher; The Yancy Street Gang; Alicia Masters
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[Fantastic Four Annual #1] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Spider-Man; Doctor Doom
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Sub-Mariner Versus the Human Race! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor] (origin recap); Dorma (introduction); Krang (introduction); Adlai Stevenson; Nikita Krushchev; Leonard McKenzie; Fen; Dr. Falton
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner locates the remnants of his undersea race and plans a new attack against the surface world.
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The Fabulous Fantastic Four Meet Spider-Man! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby (plot); Stan Lee (plot; dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Letters:
Ray Holloway

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Synopsis:
Spider-Man visits the Fantastic Four and fights them to prove he can become one of their members.
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The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Letters:
Art Simek
Job Number:
v-564

Genre:
superhero
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Fantastic Four Feature Page (Table of Contents)

Mr. Fantastic / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Filler pages with Fantastic Four symbol.

Also Available (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Listing of other Essential series titles.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Alan Davis
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]

Indexer Notes

Back Cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Essential Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. [Fantastic Four #1]
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. The Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. [Fantastic Four #2]
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!
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  9. 8. [Fantastic Four #3]
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  10. 9. The Fantastic Four, in... The Menace of the Miracle Man
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  11. 10. [Fantastic Four #4]
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  12. 11. The Fantastic Four in the Coming of... Sub-Mariner!
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  13. 12. [Fantastic Four #5]
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  14. 13. The Fantastic Four, in... "Prisoners of Doctor Doom!"
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  15. 14. [Fantastic Four #6]
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  16. 15. The Fantastic Four in "Captives of the Deadly Duo!"
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  17. 16. [Fantastic Four #7]
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  18. 17. Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X
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  19. 18. [Fantastic Four #8]
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  20. 19. Prisoners of the Puppet Master!
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  21. 20. [Fantastic Four #9]
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  22. 21. The End of the Fantastic Four!
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  23. 22. [Fantastic Four #10]
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  24. 23. The Return of Doctor Doom!
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  25. 24. [Fantastic Four #11]
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  26. 25. A Visit with the Fantastic Four
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  27. 26. The Impossible Man
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  28. 27. [Fantastic Four #12]
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  29. 28. The Incredible Hulk
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  30. 29. [Fantastic Four #13]
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  31. 30. The Fantastic Four Versus the Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes
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  32. 31. Fantastic Four Feature Page
    Human Torch
  33. 32. [Fantastic Four #14]
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  34. 33. The Merciless Puppet Master
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  35. 34. A Fantastic Four Feature Page!
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  36. 35. [Fantastic Four #15]
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  37. 36. The Fantastic Four Battle the Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android
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  38. 37. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page Featuring in this Issue: The Thing
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  39. 38. [Fantastic Four #16]
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  40. 39. The Micro-World of Doctor Doom!
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  41. 40. [Fantastic Four #17]
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  42. 41. Defeated by Doctor Doom!
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  43. 42. [Fantastic Four #18]
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  44. 43. A Skrull Walks Among Us!
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  45. 44. [Fantastic Four #19]
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  46. 45. Prisoners of the Pharoah!
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  47. 46. [Fantastic Four #20]
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  48. 47. The Mysterious Molecule Man!
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  49. 48. [Fantastic Four Annual #1]
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  50. 49. Sub-Mariner Versus the Human Race!
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  51. 50. The Fabulous Fantastic Four Meet Spider-Man!
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  52. 51. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page
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  53. 52. Fantastic Four Feature Page
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  54. 53. [no title indexed]
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  55. 54. Also Available
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