Fantastic Four #17 [Regular Edition]
(August 1963)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-05-09
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

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

In the Clutches 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
Can America's most colorful super-combo escape from...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Christy Trades School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Defeated by Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
X-315
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy landings, Ant-Man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (villain); Alicia Masters; Ant-Man [Hank Pym] (cameo); Princess Pearla (cameo); President John F. Kennedy (cameo, partially hidden); Nikita Khrushchev (cameo)
Synopsis
Back from the Micro-world, Doctor Doom attacks the Fantastic Four once more by kidnapping Alicia.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Herald; disintegrator ray guns; electro-scanner; grappler ray; power spheres; radar; robots; ultra-heat beam

Indexer Notes

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

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

Palmer-Jones Publishers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Best Values Co. Catalog / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Mr. Victor Mason / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 in Your Spare Time (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Hypnotic Aids Supply Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Reprints

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Men! My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[2 Complete Fishing Outfits] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In the Clutches of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Start your own business!"]
    Christy Trades School
  3. 2. Defeated by Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
    Palmer-Jones Publishers
  5. 4. ["How to make money as you train at home for a better job or a business of your own in Auto Mechanics"]
    Commercial Trades Institute Booklet
  6. 5. ["Reward $9,985.50 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co. Catalog
  7. 6. ["Will you work Saturday mornings... ?"]
    Mr. Victor Mason
  8. 7. Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 in Your Spare Time
    Grit
  9. 8. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  10. 9. ["First, The Fantastic Four!"]
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  13. 12. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Boys! Men! My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
  15. 14. [2 Complete Fishing Outfits]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  16. 15. He's Looking for People Who Like to Draw
    Famous Artists Schools
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