(November 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

Prisoners of the Puppet-Master! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; the Puppet Master
Reprints:
Keywords:
marionettes

Indexer Notes

Dick Ayers has confirmed to Nick Caputo that he inked this cover (GCD Error List 2 November 2006).

Prisoners of the Puppet Master! (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:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-950

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Puppet Master (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Puppet Master tests his radioactive clay that gives him the power to remotely control people that are modeled in the clay.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count (23p) changed by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04.Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Fantastic Four Feature Page! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

The Hands of the Puppet Maker Part 2 (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:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-950

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Puppet Master; Alicia Masters (introduction); Warden Williams (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Puppet Master gets the Thing under his command and imprisons the Invisible Girl. He then send the Thing and Alicia Masters to infiltrate the Baxter Building.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04. Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

The Lady and the Monster! Part 3 (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:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-950

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Alicia Masters
Synopsis:
While acting under the Puppet Master's influence, the Thing is subjected to one of Mister Fantastic's potions that changes him back to Ben Grimm.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04. Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Fantastic 4 Fan Page (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters page replies by Stan Lee. Mr. Fantastic illo likely from earlier issue.

Face-to-face with the Puppet Master! Part 4 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-950

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Puppet Master; Puppet Master's winged horse; Warden Williams
Synopsis:
The Puppet Master stages a jailbreak just to prove his might. Invisible Girl sends a distress signal to her teammates and the Puppet Master flees when meeting the combined forces of the Fantastic Four.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04. Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Death of a Puppet! Part 5 (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:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-950

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Puppet Master; Alicia Masters
Synopsis:
The jail break is stopped by the Fantastic Four and the Puppet Master falls to what seems to be his death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04. Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoners of the Puppet-Master!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Prisoners of the Puppet Master!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    A Fantastic Four Feature Page!
  4. 3. The Hands of the Puppet Maker Part 2
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. The Lady and the Monster! Part 3
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  7. 6. Face-to-face with the Puppet Master! Part 4
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. Death of a Puppet! Part 5
    Fantastic Four
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Per Sandell
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
  • Ralf Haring
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