Fantastic Four #25 [Regular Edition]
(April 1964)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-02-04
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.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Hulk Vs. The Thing (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as G. Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Step aside, Reed!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor [Don Blake]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Rick Jones
Synopsis
Hulk understands that Rick Jones has deserted him for the Avengers. He comes back to New York to get his revenge on the Avengers but the Fantastic Four are there to stop him. And the Thing is the only one with a chance to defeat him.
Reprints
Keywords
New Mexico

Indexer Notes

Fantastic Four versus the Hulk in a battle which established who really was stronger between the Hulk and the Thing. Continued next issue.

Another Triumph for Marvel! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Daredevil / 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
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, Issue #20 - terrific!
Characters
Iron Man; Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Sgt. Fury
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Dick Froese, Mike Gass, Jimmy Edelstein, Paul Kelbaugh, Marc Bailey, Norman Bennett, Personnel (733rd Medical Detachment), John Wachter, Larry Raybourne, and Deborah Rohrer. Includes four panel details reproduced from previous issues. Letter column announcement gives February 4th as Daredevil On Sale date.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Incredible Hulk versus the Thing!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Hulk Vs. The Thing
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Another Triumph for Marvel!
    Daredevil
  4. 3. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Issue #20 - terrific!"]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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