(January 1969)

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:
Perfect Film & Chemical 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Stan Goldberg ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing; Crystal]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Gorgon]
Reprints:

The Mark of -- the Madman! (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 [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing; Crystal]; Lockjaw; Alpha Primitives; Maximus; Inhumans [Medusa; Black Bolt; Karnak; Gorgon; Triton]; Zorr
Synopsis:
Crystal is taken captive by the Alpha Primitives. Reed, Johnny, and Ben follow them to the Inhumans Great Refuge, where Maximus has overthrown Black Bolt and imprisoned the Royal Family.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Credit here reads: "Conceived, created, and carefully crafted by: Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Sam Rosen

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from Peter Marzano, David Fuchs, Walt Desmand, Steve Donaldson, H. R. Blanco Jr., Rusty Kirkland, Terry Levin, Mike Christiansen

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Mark of -- the Madman!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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