(1980)

Marvel UK, 1980 Series
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Price
0.15 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1980
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Brand
Marvel Digest Series
Editing
Dez Skinn (editor)

This Man...This Monster! (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Invisible Girl]
Reprints
Keywords
Negative Zone portal

This Man... This Monster! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Wyatt Wingfoot; Whitey Mullins; Sam Thorpe
Synopsis
An unnamed scientist gives himself the powers and appearance of the Thing and goes to the Baxter Building, planning to kill Reed. However, an accident results in him saving Reed's life and perishing in the Negative Zone.
Reprints
Keywords
duplication apparatus; Kozy Kampus Koffee Shop; Negative Zone (introduction)

The Black Panther! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited as Jackie Kirby)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sammy Rosen)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Panther [T'Challa] (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Crystal; Gorgon]; Maximus; Wyatt Wingfoot
Synopsis
The Black Panther invites the FF to Wakanda and demonstrates his powers by attacking them.
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic channel waves; Metro College; polarity guns; titanium cuffs; Wakanda (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Introduction of T'Challa, the Black Panther.

Kirby's role as co-plotter was frequently acknowledged in interviews by Lee and Kirby. The credits read: "Script by: Smilin' Stan Lee Art by Jolly Jackie Kirby."

The Reason Why! (Table of Contents: 3)

Inhumans / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Sentry 459; Randac (King of Attilan); Inhumans
Synopsis
King Randac gains evergy powers from the Terrigen Mists and decrees that all of his subjects will be exposed to the Mists. The Sentry reveals that the Kree were responsible for the advanced scientific knowledge of Randac's people.
Reprints
Keywords
Attilan

Indexer Notes

Origin of the Inhumans Part 2.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. This Man...This Monster!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. This Man... This Monster!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. The Black Panther!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. The Reason Why!
    Inhumans
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