Fantastic Four #28 [Regular Edition]
(July 1964)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-04-09
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guest Stars Galore! As the F.F. Tangles with the X-Men!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing]; X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman; Beast; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Awesome Android
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Indexer Notes

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Have to Fight the X-Men! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Chic Stone (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited as Art Simek)

Job Number
X-686
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope you think my statue does you justice, Ben!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; The X-Men [Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Henry McCoy]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]]; The Mad Thinker; The Awesome Android; The Puppet Master
Synopsis
Puppet Master makes a model of Professor X and commands him to send the X-Men after the Fantastic Four. When Xavier regains control of his senses, the Mad Thinker sends in his Android to finish off both teams.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Unisphere Savings Bank / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Camouflage Paint (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Novel Products Corp. Camouflage Paint / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

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

NRI Training / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

2 More Triumphs for Marvel ..! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Thor; Journey Into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, was it really so long ago that Marvel Comics weren't Marvel Comics...
Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing
Reprints

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 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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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Guest Stars Galore! As the F.F. Tangles with the X-Men!"]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Earn big money"]
  3. 2. We Have to Fight the X-Men!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Don't let them call you skinny"]
  5. 4. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
  6. 5. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit"]
    Grit
  7. 6. ["Get ready to visit the New York World’s Fair"]
    Unisphere Savings Bank
  8. 7. Camouflage Paint
    Novel Products Corp. Camouflage Paint
  9. 8. ["Make $3 to $5 an hour starting soon"]
    NRI Training
  10. 9. 2 More Triumphs for Marvel ..!
    Spider-Man; Thor; Journey Into Mystery
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. ["Dear Stan and Jack, was it really so long ago that Marvel Comics weren't Marvel Comics..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  13. 12. ["Hey fellas... now you can build your own go-kart"]
  14. 13. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  15. 14. ["Brother, can you spare a dime 10¢?"]
  16. 15. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  17. 16. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
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