Fantastic Four #9 [Regular Edition]
(December 1962)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-09-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand:
MC
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #116, 200, 358)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

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

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:

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:

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:

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:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / 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:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  8. 7. Vengeance Is Ours! Part 5
    Fantastic Four
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