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
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.


The Avengers Take Over! (Table of Contents)

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.

The Avengers Take Over! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos [as George Bell]
Colors
?
Letters
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: 2)

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...
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.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Avengers Take Over!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Avengers Take Over!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I thought the Return of the Mole Man..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Matthias Hofmann
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