(December 1970)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly except December, semi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound (some saddle-stitched)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Final Defeat of the Human Race! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Verpoorten
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Sub-Mariner
Reprints:

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
ad for Johnson Smith Company's novelties

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Sub-Mariner Versus the Human Race! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor] (origin recap); Dorma (introduction); Krang (introduction); Adlai Stevenson; Nikita Krushchev; Leonard McKenzie; Fen; Dr. Falton
Synopsis:
The Sub-Mariner locates the remnants of his undersea race for the first time since his revival in FF 4. Origin recap of Sub-Mariner.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for Columbia Record Club

Indexer Notes

between pages 11 and 12 of sequence 2.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
checklist of Marvel titles on sale with cover date of October 1970.

Indexer Notes

upper half of page following page 17 of sequence 2.

Super Poster Offer (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for posters of Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Captain America, and the Hulk.

Indexer Notes

lower half of page following page 17 of sequence 2.

Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
solicitation for salesmen of Olympic Sales Club, Incorporated's Christmas cards.

Indexer Notes

between sequence 5 and page 18 of sequence 2.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
classified ads

Indexer Notes

betweens pages 23 and 24 of sequence 2.

100 pc. Toy Soldier Set (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for Lucky PRoducts, Incorporated's 100 piece plastic toy soldier set.

Indexer Notes

between pages 27 and 28 of sequence 2.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
classified ads

Indexer Notes

between pages 33 and 24 of sequence 2.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
classified ads

Indexer Notes

upper half of page following page 35 of sequence 2.

Boys Sell Grit (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad soliciting salesmen for Grit Publishing Company's Grit newspaper.

Indexer Notes

lower half of page following page 35 of sequence 2.

Snoopy Strikes Again! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
ad for Monogram's model of Snoopy in his Sopwith Camel.

Indexer Notes

between page 37 of sequence 2 and sequence 13.

Inside the Baxter Bldg. [sic] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
a cutaway schematic of the Baxter Building.
Reprints:

The Mole Man (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
X-206

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mole Man [Harvey Elder]
Reprints:

The Skrulls From Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Miracle Man (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Characters:
Miracle Man [Joshua Ayers]
Reprints:

Muscle-Building "Tools" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for Joe Weider's exercise equipment

Prince Namor, the Sensational Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints:

Doctor Doom (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Reprints:

Finish High School at Home (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for Academy for Home Study's brochure.

Kurrgo Master of Planet X (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kurrgo
Reprints:

The Puppet Master (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]
Reprints:

Karate (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
an ad for Precise Publications book of karate instructions

The Impossible Man From the Planet Poppup (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Impossible Man
Reprints:

The Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Reprints:

The Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super Apes (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; Super Apes [Igor; Mikhlo; Peotr]
Reprints:

The Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android (Table of Contents)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thinker; Android
Reprints:

Questions and Answers About the Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Sol Brodsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Mister Fantastic]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Synopsis:
questions and answers about the Fantastic Four's powers and history.
Reprints:

We're Looking for People Who Like to Draw (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for Famous Artists School.

Amazing Kit-a-Month Program (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for American Basic Science Club's Kit-a-Month program

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

If You Need Extra Money & You Know Just 10 People... (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad soliciting salesmen for Wallace Brown's greeting cards

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Final Defeat of the Human Race!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [untitled]
  3. 2. Sub-Mariner Versus the Human Race!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [untitled]
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  6. 5. Super Poster Offer
  7. 6. Prizes or Cash
  8. 7. [untitled]
  9. 8. 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set
  10. 9. [untitled]
  11. 10. [untitled]
  12. 11. Boys Sell Grit
  13. 12. Snoopy Strikes Again!
  14. 13. Inside the Baxter Bldg. [sic]
    Fantastic Four
  15. 14. The Mole Man
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  16. 15. The Skrulls From Outer Space!
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  17. 16. The Miracle Man
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  18. 17. Muscle-Building "Tools"
  19. 18. Prince Namor, the Sensational Sub-Mariner
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  20. 19. Doctor Doom
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  21. 20. Finish High School at Home
  22. 21. Kurrgo Master of Planet X
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  23. 22. The Puppet Master
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  24. 23. Karate
  25. 24. The Impossible Man From the Planet Poppup
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  26. 25. The Incredible Hulk
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  27. 26. The Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super Apes
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  28. 27. The Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  29. 28. Questions and Answers About the Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
  30. 29. We're Looking for People Who Like to Draw
  31. 30. Amazing Kit-a-Month Program
  32. 31. If You Need Extra Money & You Know Just 10 People...
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