(December 1964)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-09-08
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

On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

On the Side of -- Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (and photo collage)
Inks
Chic Stone; Jack Kirby (photo collage)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner; Attuma; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; The Thing; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

photo collage background by Kirby.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Side-by-Side with Sub-Mariner! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
X-815
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy cow! What's that?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Attuma (villain, intro); Sub-Mariner (guest appearance); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dorma
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

4 More Marvel Masterpieces! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

My Secret New Dynaflex Method (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Famous Military Medals (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Empire Mdsg. Co. Reproduction Medals / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Prince Namor (Table of Contents: 11)

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Regal Namor the First!
Characters
Sub-Mariner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Between story pages 17 and 18.

Ayers inks per Nick Caputo, March 2014. Previous indexer credited Sol Brodsky.

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Sol Brodsky (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I am a philosophy student at the University of Chicago.
Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

includes letters from Don McGregor and (a 16-year-old) George R. R. Martin, and the Special Announcements and The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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

Mr. Victor Mason / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. On the Side of -- Sub-Mariner!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Brother, can you spare a dime 10¢?"]
  3. 2. Side-by-Side with Sub-Mariner!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
  5. 4. ["Amazing new home training plan in auto repairing"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  6. 5. 4 More Marvel Masterpieces!
  7. 6. My Secret New Dynaflex Method
    Mike Marvel System
  8. 7. ["Reward $11,750.00 for this coin!"]
  9. 8. ["Live seahorses $1 each"]
  10. 9. Famous Military Medals
    Empire Mdsg. Co. Reproduction Medals
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. Prince Namor
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  13. 12. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I am a philosophy student at the University of Chicago."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["Will you work Saturday mornings for $5.00 to $20.00 extra?"]
    Mr. Victor Mason
  16. 15. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  17. 16. ["Make $3 to $5 an hour starting soon"]
  18. 17. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
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