(January 1965)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-10-08
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:

A House Divided! (Table of Contents)

The 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
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Reprints

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

Realtone Radio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A House Divided! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our strange saga begins, a mysterious package is delivered to F.F. headquarters, addressed to the ever-lovin' Thing...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Alicia Masters; Gregory Gideon; Commander Vanvroot; Tamiroff; Favorsham; Smedley (butler); Mrs. Gideon; Thomas Gideon
Synopsis
Billionaire Gregory Gideon bets his bid for world domination on his ability to destroy the Fantastic Four.
Reprints

More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Journey into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Art Directors' Course / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Atlas Tool Co. Layout Manual / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reward $11,750.00 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Hypnotic Aids Supply Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Avengers [superhero]; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Colors
? (panel backgrounds only)
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from George R. R. Martin, Memo from the M.M.M.S. (Merry Marvel Marching Society), Special Announcements Section, and The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is very embarrassin'!
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl]; Dr. Doom
Reprints

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

Yubiwaza System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A House Divided!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Powerful 2-band AM shortwave radio licensed by... RCA"]
    Realtone Radio
  3. 2. A House Divided!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Journey into Mystery
  5. 4. ["Get ahead! Be an auto mechanic!"]
  6. 5. ["Let a panel of top cartoonists show you how to be a successful comic artist"]
    Art Directors' Course
  7. 6. ["Now! Exciting triangle and diamond sets included in Zenith's fabulous collection of 217 different stamps"]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. ["Zoom! This book makes you the dare-devil king of the road racing set"]
    Atlas Tool Co. Layout Manual
  9. 8. ["Come on, fella grab the chance to make $1 to $5 weekly and win dandy prizes, too"]
    Grit
  10. 9. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. Reward $11,750.00
  12. 11. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  13. 12. Order by Mail Specials
  14. 13. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  15. 14. More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    The Avengers [superhero]; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  17. 16. ["This is very embarrassin'!"]
    A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
  18. 17. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
    Yubiwaza System
  19. 18. ["Learn radio-television electronics"]
  20. 19. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
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