(November 1981)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
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

This issue has variants.

20th anniversary issue.
No letter column this issue.

Keywords:
anniversary issues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Monroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Sprite [Kitty Pryde]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Vision; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Impossible Man; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Valkyrie; Franklin Richards; Agatha Harkness; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Shang-Chi; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Willie Lumpkin; Stan Lee
Reprints:

Terror in a Tiny Town (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters (guest star); Franklin Richards (guest star); Puppet Master (villain); Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four find themselves living in a strange world with lives almost similar to their own, little knowing that Doctor Doom has hooked them up to machines and transported them there.
Reprints:

In Case You Just Joined Us... (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Salicrup ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text article with a brief history of the FF, "A note on our special feature" text box discussing the sequence 2 story, and a key to the characters on the cover.
Placed in between pages 16 and 17 of the main sequence.

The Challenge of Dr. Doom! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (breakdowns); Chic Stone (pp. 1, 7, 12) (finished art); Dick Ayers (p. 2) (finished art); Al Milgrom (p. 3) (finished art); Joe Sinnott (pp. 4, 10) (finished art); George Roussos (p. 5) (finished art); Sol Brodsky (p. 6) (finished art); Vince Colletta (pp. 8, 11) (finished art); Frank Giacoia (p. 9) (finished art); Pablo Marcos (p. 13) (finished art); John Byrne (p. 14) (finished art)
Inks:
Chic Stone (pp. 1, 7, 12); Dick Ayers (p. 2); Al Milgrom (p. 3); Joe Sinnott (pp. 4, 10); George Roussos (p. 5); Sol Brodsky (p. 6); Vince Colletta (pp. 8, 11); Frank Giacoia (p. 9); Pablo Marcos (p. 13); John Byrne (p. 14)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Herbie the Robot (guest star); Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom] (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of Fantastic Four cartoon script retelling Fantastic Four #5.
Inker page numbers are actual story pages.

The Hulk vs. The Phoomie Goonies (Table of Contents)

Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone ?
Inks:
Chic Stone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Phoomie Goonies

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Continental Baking Company.
Placed between pages 12 and 13 of the previous sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Terror in a Tiny Town
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. In Case You Just Joined Us...
  4. 3. The Challenge of Dr. Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. The Hulk vs. The Phoomie Goonies
    Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
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