(March 1965)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1964-12-10
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:

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]
Reprints

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Frightful Four! (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 21 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
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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Madame Medusa.

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

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

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

Wayne School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Atlas Tool Co. Race Car Kits / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 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) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Yubiwaza System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Avengers [superhero]; Daredevil [Marvel]; Spider-Man; Thor; Journey into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Merry Marvel Marching Society (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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
Chic Stone (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

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.

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

Palmer-Jones Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Frightful Four!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Friend, dare you risk a dime 10¢?"]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. The Frightful Four!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["This free book shows how you can make big money as an auto mechanic even while you're learning!"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  5. 4. ["Sorry, we only hire high school graduates."]
    Wayne School
  6. 5. ["Car racing fans! Until you race these 2-inch (plus) streaks of lightning… “you ain’t seen nuthin!’"]
    Atlas Tool Co. Race Car Kits
  7. 6. ["Monster fans: see living "skeletons" with these mystery "x-ray" glasses"]
  8. 7. ["Grow 2 living monsters in your own room"]
  9. 8. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit"]
    Grit
  10. 9. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["Boys! Men! I'll help you master Yubiwaza"]
    Yubiwaza System
  12. 11. ["4 more Marvel masterpieces!"]
    The Avengers [superhero]; Daredevil [Marvel]; Spider-Man; Thor; Journey into Mystery
  13. 12. The Merry Marvel Marching Society
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["Give me just one evening and I'll teach you to hypnotize easily!"]
    Palmer-Jones Books
  16. 15. ["Make $3 to $5 an hour starting soon"]
  17. 16. ["Boys! Men! My secret new Dynaflex method"]
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