Fantastic Four #6 [Regular Edition]
(September 1962)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-06-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
MC
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 has variants.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.


The Diabolical Duo Join Forces! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have the Fantastic Four at last met their match when mighty Sub-Mariner and evil Doctor Doom team up?
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dick Ayers confirmed to Nick Caputo that he inked this cover (GCD Error List 2 November 2006).

Captives of the Deadly Duo! Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers; Joe Sinnott (page 2, panels 4-8)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

Job Number
V-835
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the Human Torch!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis
Doctor Doom presents himself to Sub-Mariner and offers him an alliance against the Fantastic Four and all mankind.
Reprints
Keywords
aircraft; Baxter Building schematic; dolphins; fan mail

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Sinnott's personal records. Primary inker Dick Ayers' signature appears at the bottom of page one splash panel.

Part 2 When Super-Menaces Unite (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eager for a parlay, Doctor Doom folds back the wings of his aerosub and noses it into the depths of the sea...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis
Dr. Doom gives a "Grabber" to Sub-Mariner and Human Torch discovers that Invisible Girl hides a photo of the Sub-Mariner in a book.
Reprints
Keywords
aerosub; aircraft; H-bomb; statues; undersea civilizations

Part 3 When Friends Fall Out! (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait! We've got to keep our tempers!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis
The Sub-Mariner plants the "Grabber" in the Baxter Building and it is lifted into space by Doctor Doom.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; security systems

Part 4 Trapped! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're now thousands of feet above the city, and going higher!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis
The Baxter Building is set on a collision course with the Sun and the Sub-Mariner discovers that Doctor Doom has betrayed him.
Reprints
Keywords
aircraft; Baxter Building; meteors; space

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

Fantastic Four Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters page includes a letter from the winner of a contest and names of all the runners up.

Part 5 The End... or the Beginning? (Table of Contents: 6)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It worked!
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Doctor Doom
Synopsis
Doctor Doom is flung out into space and the Baxter Building is returned to its foundation.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; meteors; spacecraft
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Diabolical Duo Join Forces!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Captives of the Deadly Duo! Part 1
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Part 2 When Super-Menaces Unite
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Part 3 When Friends Fall Out!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Part 4 Trapped!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  7. 6. Part 5 The End... or the Beginning?
    Fantastic Four
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