Fantastic Four #31 [Regular Edition]
(October 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 Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mole Man; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Moloids
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Indexer Notes

Quotes are misplaced on the cover around "Macabre Mole Man" as if that was the title, but the full title is as on the splash page.

The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-764
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey!! Who's the wise guy??
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mole Man (villain); Dr. Franklin Storm (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Moloids; the Avengers [Thor [Don Blake]; Giant Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]
Synopsis
Mole Man lowers blocks of New York City into his realm. Sue is injured in the ensuing battle and can only be saved by a surgery performed by her escaped felon father.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mike Friedrich (future comics writer), David Hill, John Johnson, David Grace, Patrick Scarfo, Spence Allen, Chuck Boehnaler, Tom Jones, David Catena, Mike Raub, Charles Smith, and Marlin Grenn; includes Special Announcements Section.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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