Fantasy Masterpieces #2 [Regular Edition]
(April 1966)

Marvel, 1966 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Zenith Books, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound (#1-2 saddle-stitched)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; Steve Ditko; Don Heck
Inks
Dick Ayers; Steve Ditko; Don Heck
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover composed of panels from reprinted stories.

Fin Fang Foom! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway ? (Part 1); Artie Simek (Part 2)

Job Number
V-318
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Chan Liuchow; Chung Liuchow; Fin Fang Foom (introduction)
Synopsis
A young historian from Taiwan is scorned by his father for his refusal to join the army, even in the face of an imminent communist invasion. Instead of fighting directly, he crosses to the mainland to awake the dragon Fin Fang Foom. He lures the dragon to the coast to wreck the invasion fleet, and then lures it back to its lair before restoring its mystical slumber.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person. Fin Fang Foom next appears in Astonishing Tales (Marvel, 1970 series) #23 (April 1974).

I Must Find Those Who Lurk Below! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
T-853
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Pierre; Kragok
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Narrated in the first person.

Orogo!! The Nightmare from Outer Space!! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Heck; Jack Kirby (splash)
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (splash); Ray Holloway (pages 2-6)

Job Number
T-593
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Orogo; Albert Carstairs
Synopsis
An alien robot arrives to hypnotically enslave the people of Earth, but is stopped when it cannot hypnotize one old man, a blind man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby pencilled the spash page, which was inked by Don Heck.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fin Fang Foom!
  3. 2. I Must Find Those Who Lurk Below!
  4. 3. Orogo!! The Nightmare from Outer Space!!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ethan Hoddes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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