Fantastic Four #26 [Regular Edition]
(May 1964)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-02-11
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 Avengers Take Over! (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 [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Rick Jones; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Giant Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp]
Reprints
Keywords
construction

Indexer Notes

Cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (11 December 2007); the original indexer credited George Roussos.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Avengers Take Over! (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
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last issue, while on a mad rampage, the Incredible Hulk ran amok in New York...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Avengers [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Thor [Don Blake]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones
Synopsis
The Avengers join the fight against Hulk.
Reprints

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

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

Accordion Corp. of America / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I thought the Return of the Mole Man...
Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from John Davidson, Owen Boylan, Alan Backer, Lane Hartman, Derrill Rothermich, Joey Polozola, Don Milliken, Allen Haworth, Dannie Brown, Reed J. Keonte*, Tom Jones, Bruce Solof, and Dave Oyerly. (* In his reply here, Stan writes, "And, as usual, we'll award no prizes! If there are no winners, then no one can LOSE!") Stan Lee's first mention of a Marvel "no prize" is in this issue's letters page.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Avengers Take Over!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Fill the gaps in your family's education with the amazing Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia"]
  3. 2. The Avengers Take Over!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Training for big pay made simple!"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  5. 4. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
  6. 5. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit!"]
    Grit
  7. 6. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  8. 7. ["New accordions - save up to 1/2"]
    Accordion Corp. of America
  9. 8. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  10. 9. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I thought the Return of the Mole Man..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  12. 11. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
  13. 12. ["Earn big money"]
  14. 13. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American seeds"]
    American Seed
  15. 14. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
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