(April 1968)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except November semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
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:

[Giant Guest Star Bonanza] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Daredevil; Thor; Spider-Man
Reprints:

The Flames of Battle -- (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; GUESTS: Daredevil; Spider-Man; Thor;
Synopsis:
Thinking that Dr. Doom still inhabits Daredevil's body, the FF go after Daredevil who has gained some super-powered allies of his own.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ties to the stories in Daredevil 38 and Thor 149. Kirby co-plot credit was widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. The credit here reads "Stan "The Man" Lee and Jack "King" Kirby have bestowed another masterpiece upon mankind!"

More Triumphs For Marvel..! (Table of Contents)

Not Brand Echh; Daredevil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marie Severin; Gene Colan
Inks:
Marie Severin; Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Not Brand Echh (Marvel, 1967 series) #7 (April 1968) and Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #38 (March 1968), with covers shown, and both advertised as "Now On Sale". Located between story pages 4 and 5.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
John F. Hayes (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1967. Total Paid Circulation: Average number of copies during preceding 12 months: 329,536.

["Dear Stan and Jack, Recall that in F.F. #25..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bruce Long; Rick Workman; Steve Wintrode; Sandy Hallberg & Karen Izui; Michael Burton; Mike Silvers; Paul Laginess; and Val Perkins, as well as two panel reproductions from a previous issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Giant Guest Star Bonanza]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Flames of Battle --
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. More Triumphs For Marvel..!
    Not Brand Echh; Daredevil
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  5. 4. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Recall that in F.F. #25..."]
    Fantastic Four 4 Fan Page
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