Fantastic Four #23 [Regular Edition]
(February 1964)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-11-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.; The Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Conn.
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1963 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Master Plan of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

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

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

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

The Master Plan of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
George Roussos (credited as George Bell)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as S. Rosen)

Job Number
X-547
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't I step out of the room for a minute without something going wrong?!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Yogi Dakor (villain, introduction); Bull Brogin (villain, introduction); "Handsome Harry" Phillips (villain, introduction); Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (villain)
Synopsis
Doctor Doom recruits three criminals to help him destroy the Fantastic Four.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number revealed on original art. Info per Nick Caputo, November 2020.

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grayson Products’ Giant Kite / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Hit Records / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sell Grit (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 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
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
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Indexer Notes

Includes Special Announcements Section.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Master Plan of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["You've heard about it! You've read about it!"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  3. 2. The Master Plan of Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["An amazing invention - "Magic Art Reproducer" draw any person in one minute!"]
  5. 4. ["You’ll have fun & thrills as this 7 foot giant zooms 500 ft. in 3 minutes!"]
    Grayson Products’ Giant Kite
  6. 5. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  7. 6. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  8. 7. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co. Catalog
  9. 8. ["Record Riot 102 smash songs $3.49"]
    Hit Records
  10. 9. Sell Grit
    Grit
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  13. 12. ["A lifetime of fun, money, and friends - from amateur magic!"]
  14. 13. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
  15. 14. ["Learn radio-television electronics by practicing at home in your spare time"]
  16. 15. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
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