(October 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 [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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

A Monster Forever? (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:
Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]]; Crystal; O'Hoolihan; Alicia Masters; a Mad Thinker Android
Synopsis:
Ben and Alicia are attacked by a Mad Thinker android. Reed learns of Sue's medical problems but does not tell her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Credit here reads: "Mighty Marvel's Most Masterful Masters of Modern-Day Mythology, Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby Have Definitely Done it Again!"

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Monster Forever!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. A Monster Forever?
    Fantastic Four
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Fernandez
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mark Gordon
  • Max Capp