Fantastic Four #10 [Regular Edition]
(January 1963)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-10-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
MC
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Return of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold your breath!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom; Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Reprints
Keywords
imposters

Indexer Notes

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

[Shop by Mail; Stamps] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Return of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
X-38
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't move, Sue!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom (villain); Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Synopsis
Doctor Doom returns from his unwanted journey in space and visits Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in order to make them set a trap for the Fantastic Four.
Reprints
Keywords
statue of Mole Man; statue of Namor the Sub-Mariner; statue of the Miracle Man; statue of the Skrulls

Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

[Invisible Girl] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

Characters
The Invisible Girl
Reprints

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part 2 Back from the Dead! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell Mr. Fantastic to come here right away -- to discuss a new story with you!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Ovoids (flashback, introduction); Doctor Doom (villain); Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Synopsis
Doctor Doom tells how he managed to return to Earth with the help of the Ovoids and then he changes bodies with Mr Fantastic using Ovoid technology.
Reprints

Tiki Gods (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Greenwich Village Handicrafts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Vacutex / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 3 The End of Mr. Fantastic? (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So! Lee and Kirby were right!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom (villain)
Synopsis
Doctor Doom convinces the rest of the Fantastic Four that he is Mr Fantastic.
Reprints

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

Clyde Beatty / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 4 No Place to Turn! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A short time later, at the Fantastic Four's headquarters...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom (villain); Alicia Masters
Synopsis
Doctor Doom (as Mr. Fantastic) displays his new shrinking-ray and Mr. Fantastic (in Doom's body) escapes his captivity in Doom's castle.
Reprints
Keywords
reducing ray; zoo animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Perrywheel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Colors
? (panel background only)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, in ish #7, on page 11 you have the Fantasti-car flying upside down while being chased by a flying saucer!
Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from David Santiage, San Jose California; Steve Stern, Oceanside New York; Rob Sansing, Pensacola Florida; Lee Cohen, Skokie Illinois; and G.B. Love, Miami Florida.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

View-Master Magic Viewer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Accordion Corp. of America / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 5 The Real Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! Lucky I struck a vulnerable spot!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom (villain); Alicia Masters
Synopsis
Doctor Doom and Mr. Fantastic get their bodies back and Doom is put under his own shrinking-ray and shrinks down to sub-atomic size.
Reprints
Keywords
Fantasti-car; reducing ray

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Blair Quality Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. Coin Catalog / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  3. 2. The Return of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [Invisible Girl]
    The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page
  5. 4. ["You can have the secret weapon!"]
    Padell Book Co.
  6. 5. Part 2 Back from the Dead!
    The Fantastic Four
  7. 6. Tiki Gods
    Greenwich Village Handicrafts
  8. 7. ["Ugly blackheads out in seconds with Vacutex"]
    Vacutex
  9. 8. Part 3 The End of Mr. Fantastic?
    The Fantastic Four
  10. 9. ["Hey kids! Join the Clyde Beatty Tropical Animal Club of America and receive a free live pet!"]
    Clyde Beatty
  11. 10. ["Boys -- 12 or older make $1 to $5 weekly in your spare time."]
    Grit
  12. 11. Part 4 No Place to Turn!
    The Fantastic Four
  13. 12. ["Hey kids be a wheel in the neighborhood with the new Perrywheel"]
    Perrywheel
  14. 13. ["Kissing dolls!"]
  15. 14. ["Dear Stan and Jack, in ish #7, on page 11 you have the Fantasti-car flying upside down while being chased by a flying saucer!"]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  16. 15. ["Here’s something you’ve always wanted Storyland series"]
    View-Master Magic Viewer
  17. 16. ["New accordions — save up to 1/2 off retail price of comparable accordions — direct importer to you!"]
    Accordion Corp. of America
  18. 17. Part 5 The Real Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  19. 18. ["Amazing new home training plan in auto repairing"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  20. 19. ["Boys! Girls! Men! Women! Get valuable gifts without 1c cost…"]
    Blair Quality Products
  21. 20. ["Learn radio-television electronics by practicing at home in your spare time"]
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. ["Reward $9, 985 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co. Coin Catalog
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