([October] 1964)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
annually
On-sale Date
1964-07-02
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

On-sale date from 1964 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Final Victory of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]]; Doctor Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sol Brodsky cover inker credit provided 2006 by Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited Chic Stone.

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fantastic Origin of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-753
Genre
superhero
Characters
Reed Richards; Ben Grimm; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (origin); Boris Nachman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Super Skrull! (Table of Contents: 3)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Super Skrull
Reprints

Rama-Tut the Pharoah From the Future! (Table of Contents: 4)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rama-Tut
Reprints

The Molecule Man (Table of Contents: 5)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Molecule Man [Owen Reece]
Reprints

The Hate Monger (Table of Contents: 6)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hate-Monger
Reprints

The Infant Terrible! (Table of Contents: 7)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Infant Terrible
Reprints

Diablo (Table of Contents: 8)

A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes! / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Diablo [Esteban de Albo]
Reprints

Prisoners of Doctor Doom! Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-235
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Synopsis
Doctor Doom takes the Invisible Girl hostage to insure her teammates' obedience.
Reprints

Part 2 Back to the Past! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-735
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Synopsis
Doctor Doom brings the Fantastic Four to his castle stronghold in the USA. There he sends the Torch, the Thing and Mr. Fantastic back in time to retrieve the pirate Blackbeard's treasure.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Doctor Doom's time machine.

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

Human Torch / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take it from ol' hot-head — you fans are the coolest! Johnny-o!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

between page 9 of sequence 4 and sequence 6.

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

Invisible Girl / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Loads of love to all our fabulous fans, Sue
Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Girl
Reprints

Indexer Notes

between sequence 5 and page 10 of sequence 4.

Part 3 On the Trail of Blackbeard (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-735
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Synopsis
The Thing takes command of a sailing ship in the era of the pirate Blackbeard.
Reprints

Part 4 Battle! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-735
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Synopsis
The Thing takes on the role of Blackbeard the Pirate and wishes to remain in the past.
Reprints

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

The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yours till clobberin' time! Big-hearted Benjamin J. Grimm
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Thing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

between page 17 of sequence 4 and sequence 8.

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

Alicia Masters / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My sincerest affection to you all Alicia
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alicia Masters
Reprints

Indexer Notes

between sequence 7 and page 18 of sequence 4.

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

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

Script
Stan Lee (signed as Stan Lee [early- to mid-career])
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as J. KIRBY)
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Job Number
V-735
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]
Synopsis
Doom tries to kill the Fantastic Four when they return from the past, but Invisible Girl saves them. Doom escapes with his jetpack.
Reprints

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

Mr. Fantastic / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just between us, I don't know what this silly contraption is, either! Keep smiling-Reed
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic
Reprints

Indexer Notes

between page 23 of sequence 4 and sequence 10.

The Final Victory of Dr. Doom! (Table of Contents: 19)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Rama-Tut
Synopsis
Doom attacks the Fantastic Four at a Latverian Embassy reception and is defeated by Reed's superior mental energy.
Reprints

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

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

100 pc Toy Soldier Set (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Final Victory of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Fantastic Origin of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. The Super Skrull!
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  5. 4. Rama-Tut the Pharoah From the Future!
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  6. 5. The Molecule Man
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  7. 6. The Hate Monger
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  8. 7. The Infant Terrible!
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  9. 8. Diablo
    A Gallery of the Fantastic Four's Most Famous Foes!
  10. 9. Prisoners of Doctor Doom! Part 1
    The Fantastic Four
  11. 10. Part 2 Back to the Past!
    The Fantastic Four
  12. 11. ["Take it from ol' hot-head — you fans are the coolest! Johnny-o!"]
    Human Torch
  13. 12. ["Loads of love to all our fabulous fans, Sue"]
    Invisible Girl
  14. 13. Part 3 On the Trail of Blackbeard
    The Fantastic Four
  15. 14. Part 4 Battle!
    The Fantastic Four
  16. 15. ["Yours till clobberin' time! Big-hearted Benjamin J. Grimm"]
    The Thing
  17. 16. ["My sincerest affection to you all Alicia"]
    Alicia Masters
  18. 17. Part 5 The Vengeance of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  19. 18. ["Just between us, I don't know what this silly contraption is, either! Keep smiling-Reed"]
    Mr. Fantastic
  20. 19. The Final Victory of Dr. Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  21. 20. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
  22. 21. ["Boys! Men! My secret new dynaflex method"]
    Mike Marvel System
  23. 22. 100 pc Toy Soldier Set
    100 Toy Soldiers
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