(May 1963)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1963-02-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
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

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

The Merciless Puppet Master (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-144

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Puppet Master; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters; Mole Man [Moleman] (cameo); the Skrulls (cameo); Doctor Doom (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four. This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner.
Reprints:

Watch For The Greatest Symbols in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Invisible Girl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Replies to letters by Stan Lee. Invisible Girl illo from an earlier issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Merciless Puppet Master
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Watch For The Greatest Symbols in Comics!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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  • Pierre Freyssonnet
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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