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
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 the U. S. Copyright Office filings.


In the Clutches 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

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

Defeated by 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

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: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In the Clutches of Doctor Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Defeated by Doctor Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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