(December 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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The End of the Fantastic Four! (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 Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Reprints:
Keywords:
Baxter Building

Indexer Notes

Title and characters added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04. Dick Ayers has confirmed to Nick Caputo that he inked this cover (GCD Error List 2 November 2006).

The End of the Fantastic Four! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-995

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four are bankrupt and the Sub-Mariner is scheming to use this.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count (23p) changed by Per Sandell, 2006-02-04.

How the Human Torch Flies! (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:

Part 2 Sub-Mariner Gives the Orders! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-995

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters; James Arness; Alfred Hitchcock; Dean Martin; Bob Hope
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner offers the Fantastic Four one million dollars if they star in a film that he's producing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-05.

Part 3 The Fury of Mr. Fantastic (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3 pages (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 Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; the Cyclops
Synopsis:
Mr. Fantastic discovers that the film project is a setup.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-05.

Part 4 The Flame of Battle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis:
Human Torch and Thing discover that the film project is a setup.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-05.

Fantastic 4 Fan Page (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letter page replies by Stan Lee.

Vengeance Is Ours! Part 5 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
V-995

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis:
The film is produced and an unwilling Sub-Mariner pays the Fantastic Four their money.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell, 2006-02-05.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The End of the Fantastic Four!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The End of the Fantastic Four!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. How the Human Torch Flies!
    A Fantastic Four Feature Page!
  4. 3. Part 2 Sub-Mariner Gives the Orders!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Part 3 The Fury of Mr. Fantastic
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. Part 4 The Flame of Battle
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  8. 7. Vengeance Is Ours! Part 5
    Fantastic Four
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Fernandez
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp