Fantastic Four #53 [Regular Edition]
(August 1966)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except November semi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Way It Began! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Black Panther; Klaw
Reprints:

The Way It Began..! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; the Thing]; Black Panther; Wyatt Wingfoot; T'Chaka; Klaw
Synopsis:
The Black Panther tells the story of Klaw's first attack on Wakanda. Klaw attacks the Black Panther and the FF.
Reprints:

["Dear Stan and Jack, I've just finished F.F. #49..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Dan Madaj, Charles Hutler, John Bonhomme, Dennis O'Neil, Mark Mandel, Guy Michel, Paul Kalenak, Mrs. Sarah Doll, Bill Duff, and Scott Palmer.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Way It Began!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Way It Began..!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I've just finished F.F. #49..."]
    Fantastic Four 4 Fan Page
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