(May 1962)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand:
MC
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Coming of the Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

Indexer Notes

Characters added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

The Coming of... Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Monster from Mars-statue (flashback); Miracle Man (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis:
Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)
Revival of the Sub-Mariner as a noble anti-hero.

Chapter 3 Let the World Beware! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis:
The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

Chapter 4 Sub-Mariner's Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Giganto (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pin-up of Reed Richards/Mr.Fantastic

Chapter 5 Return to the Deep! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-643

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Giganto (death)
Synopsis:
The Thing walks into Giganto with a bomb and blows him up. The Human Torch sweeps the Sub-Mariner and Giganto away into the sea. The Sub-Mariner says "I'll be back!"
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Thing; Invisible Girl
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Coming of the Sub-Mariner!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Coming of... Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Chapter 3 Let the World Beware!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Chapter 4 Sub-Mariner's Revenge!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page
  7. 6. Chapter 5 Return to the Deep!
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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