(July 1981)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Bob Budiansky (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

No letter column this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Diablo
Reprints:

Back to the Basics! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne [as Bjorn Heyn]
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frankie Raye [Nova] (guest star); Diablo (villain); Doctor Strange (cameo)
Synopsis:
Diablo sends elementals against the Fantastic Four.
Reprints:

Spider-Man vs. The Human Computer! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Human Computer

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Continental Baking Company.
Placed between pages 21 and 22 of the main sequence.

["Bullpen Bulletins! You asked for it -- you got it!"] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

News from Marvel, as well The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Back to the Basics!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Spider-Man vs. The Human Computer!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. ["Bullpen Bulletins! You asked for it -- you got it!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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  • Ramon Schenk
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