Fantastic Four #2 [UK cover price]

Marvel, 1961 Series
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1
Price:
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
MC
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Stan Lee
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 is a variant of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #2.


Skrulls from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
Artie Simek

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

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Inker changed from Dick Ayers to George Klein by Bob Bailey (2 September 2005). Nick Caputo confirms (August 8, 2006).

The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
V-457

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Skrulls (introduction)
Synopsis:
Four shape-changing Skrulls pose as the Fantastic Four and act as criminals while the true ones are in the country and recall their origin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Inking often attributed to Dick Ayers and occasionally to Art Simek. The credit given reflects the current consensus.
Note 2: Synopsis added by Per Sandell (2005-12-05)

Part 2 Prisoner of the Skrulls (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Skrulls
Synopsis:
The real FF is inprisoned by the government for their criminal acts. They escape and decide to flush out the imitating Skrulls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking often attributed to Dick Ayers and occasionally to Art Simek. The credit given reflects the current consensus. Sequence added by Per Sandell (2005-12-05)

The Fantastic Four Fight Back! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Skrulls
Synopsis:
The FF infiltrate the Skrull mothership and pose as the Skrull spies. Mr. Fantastic uses clippings from Strange Tales and Journey Into Mystery to trick the Skrulls into thinking that the Earth forces are too strong to attack.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking often attributed to Dick Ayers and occasionally to Art Simek. The credit given reflects the current consensus. Sequence added by Per Sandell (2005-12-05)

The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page (Table of Contents)

Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
John Duffy
Job Number:
V-457

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints:

The Fantastic Four... Captured! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
Stan Goldberg
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Skrulls
Synopsis:
The four Skrull spies are captured, forced to take on the form of cows and then hypnotized to forget all of their former lives.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Inking often attributed to Dick Ayers and occasionally to Art Simek. The credit given reflects the current consensus.
Note 2: Synopsis added by Per Sandell (5 December 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Skrulls from Outer Space!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Part 2 Prisoner of the Skrulls
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. The Fantastic Four Fight Back!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page
    Thing
  6. 5. The Fantastic Four... Captured!
    Fantastic Four
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  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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