Fantastic Four #16 [Regular Edition]
(July 1963)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-04-09
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 has variants.

Starting with this issue the "The" is dropped from the cover logo.

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


The Return of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Ant Man [Hank Pym]
Reprints
Keywords
magnifying glasses

The Micro-World of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richard]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; the Warriors of Tok (introduction); Alicia Masters; King Pearla (introduction); Princess Pearla (introduction); Molly Margaret McSnide (introduction) The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four answers a cry for help from someone too small to be seen. They arrive in a micro-world whose leader is Doctor Doom.
Reprints
Keywords
lizard men; molecular ray apparatus; sleep-inducing mist

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four Feature Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page explaining Reed Richards powers. Brodsky inks per Nick Caputo, September 2016. Previous indexer credited Dick Ayers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Stve Ditko (illustration)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters page replies by Stan Lee. Thing/Mr. Fantastic illo from FF #13. Includes Special announcement Section.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of Doctor Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Micro-World of Doctor Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Feature Page
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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