Fantastic Four #52 [British]
(July 1966)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
10d [0-0-10 GBP]
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #116, 200, 358)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #52 [Regular Edition].


Introducing: The Sensational Black Panther! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Panther; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby's original cover for this issue is printed in Jungle Action (Marvel, 1972 series) #11 (September 1974).

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Black Panther! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plotter)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

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."

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Daredevil; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Fantastic Four 4 Fan Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, The Marvel Comic Co...
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Phillip Pearson, Garlad Storrow, Don Jarvis, Larry Bush, J. W. Goodwin, Dave Wieck & John Stuart & Vernon Haskell, Eugene Bearringer, Doug Nikkel, and Donald J. Brown.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing: The Sensational Black Panther!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. The Black Panther!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    Daredevil; Spider-Man
  5. 4. ["Incredible, indubitable, interminable items to startle your senses and soothe your soul!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. ["Last chance (until next issue!)..."]
  7. 6. ["Dear Stan and Jack, The Marvel Comic Co..."]
    Fantastic Four 4 Fan Page
  8. 7. ["I have done it for millions."]
  9. 8. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  10. 9. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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