Fantastic Four #7 [Regular Edition]
(October 1962)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-07-03
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.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Master of Planet X (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why does the human race turn against the Fantastic Four??
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucers

Indexer Notes

Cover inks credit from Nick Caputo (August 19, 2006). Original inks credit given to Dick Ayers.

Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X Part 1 It Came From the Skies! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hah! Little do the Earthlings suspect that I, Kurrgo, Master of Planet X, many light years away from their primitive earth, have been monitoring their actions for weeks!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo (introduction); Kurrgo's robot (introduction)
Synopsis
Kurrgo sends a robot to take the Fantastic Four to Planet X.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Part 2 Outlawed (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-895
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I guess this isn't so bad, Reed!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo's robot
Synopsis
The robot from Planet X puts on a "hostility ray" to make people riot against the Fantastic Four.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Part 3 Bound for Planet X! (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
Behold! This is a scene on your earth street!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo's robot
Synopsis
The robot grants the Fantastic Four asylum on Planet X.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Goldberg and Szenics credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Part 4 Twenty Four Hours till Zero! (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
Finally, after hours of voyaging thru space, the whirling starship reaches Planet X!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo; Kurrgo's robot
Synopsis
Kurrgo orders the Fantastic Four to save his people from Planet X's destruction.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Goldberg and Szenics credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

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

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Part 5 The End of Planet X! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
V-895
First Line of Dialogue or Text
With supplies hastily brought by Kurrgo's robots, and the help of his superhuman partners, Mr. Fantastic undertakes the most dramatic race against time of his career...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo (death)
Synopsis
Kurrgo perishes on Planet X, but his people gets away from its destruction.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Goldberg and Simek credits per Nick Caputo, September 2012.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Master of Planet X
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X Part 1 It Came From the Skies!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Part 2 Outlawed
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Part 3 Bound for Planet X!
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Part 4 Twenty Four Hours till Zero!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  7. 6. Part 5 The End of Planet X!
    Fantastic Four
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Per Sandell
  • R. S. Martin
  • Pierre Freyssonnet
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