Fantastic Four #19 [Regular Edition]
(October 1963)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-07-09
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:

At the Mercy of Rama-Tut (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never thought it could happen!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Pharaoh Rama-Tut
Reprints
Keywords
ancient Egypt; pharaohs; pyramids

Indexer Notes

Cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (1 November 2006); the original indexer credited George Roussos. "Pharaoh" is mis-spelled in the cover copy.

Prisoners of the Pharoah! [sic] (Table of Contents: 1)

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
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weaponless! Defenseless!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Pharaoh Rama-Tut (villain, introduction); Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (cameo)
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four return to Ancient Egypt to try to find a cure for Alicia's blindness and are met by Rama-Tut, a time traveler from the year 3000.
Reprints
Keywords
chariot; Museum of Natural History; Sphinx; time travel

Indexer Notes

Rama-Tut will later be shown to be the same villain as Kang the Conqueror by dint of a time-paradox. "Pharaoh" is mis-spelled in the title.

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

X-Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[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
Dick Ayers (illustration)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters page replies by Stan Lee. Thing illo from an earlier issue. Includes Special Announcement Section and a letter from Steve Gerber.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. At the Mercy of Rama-Tut
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Prisoners of the Pharoah! [sic]
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    X-Men
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • David Bruce
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
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