(March 1965)

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

The Frightful Four! (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
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frightful Four [Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Paste-Pot Pete [Peter Petruski]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Madame Medusa]
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The Frightful Four! (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
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it, folks!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frightful Four [Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Paste-Pot Pete [Peter Petruski]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Madame Medusa] (introduction); X-Men [Professor Charles Xavier; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]]; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Giant-Man [Henry Pym]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Rick Jones; Alicia Masters
Synopsis
Reed and Sue announce their engagement. The Wizard forms the Frightful Four and attacks the Baxter Building.
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Indexer Notes

Introduction of Madame Medusa.

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Chic Stone (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
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Indexer Notes

Letters from Greg Lester, Keith Clark, Dave Cockrum (future comic artist), Chris Will, Susan Winn, Dennis Willits, Robert Drago, Jesse Prater, Chris Lampton; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist and Special Announcements Section.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Frightful Four!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Frightful Four!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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