(September 1962)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Diabolical Duo Join Forces! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

Indexer Notes

Title, characters: Additions by Per Sandell, 2006-02-03. Dick Ayers confirmed to Nick Caputo that he inked this cover (GCD Error List 2 November 2006).

Captives of the Deadly Duo! Part 1 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Joe Sinnott (p2, panels 4-8)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Terry Szenics
Job Number:
V-835

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis:
Doctor Doom presents himself to Sub-Mariner and offers him an alliance against the Fantastic Four and all mankind.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aircraft; Baxter Building schematic; dolphins; fan mail

Indexer Notes

Page count (24p) and title changed by Per Sandell, 2006-02-03. Inks credit from Sinnott's personal records.

Part 2 When Super-Menaces Unite (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis:
Dr. Doom gives a "Grabber" to Sub-Mariner and Human Torch discovers that Invisible Girl hides a photo of the Sub-Mariner in a book.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aircraft; statues; undersea civilizations

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-03

Part 3 When Friends Fall Out! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner plants the "Grabber" in the Baxter Building and it is lifted into space by Doctor Doom.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baxter Building; security systems

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-03

Part 4 Trapped! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis:
The Baxter Building is set on a collision course with the Sun and the Sub-Mariner discovers that Doctor Doom has betrayed him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
aircraft; Baxter Building; meteors

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-03

Part 5 The End... or the Beginning? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Terry Szenics

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis:
Doctor Doom is flung out into space and the Baxter Building is returned to its foundation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baxter Building; meteors; spacecraft

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-03

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Diabolical Duo Join Forces!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Captives of the Deadly Duo! Part 1
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Part 2 When Super-Menaces Unite
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Part 3 When Friends Fall Out!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Part 4 Trapped!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. Part 5 The End... or the Beginning?
    Fantastic Four
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