Fantastic Four #50 [Regular Edition]
(May 1966)

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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints

The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The awesome Galactus has chosen Earth to provide him with the energy he needs to sustain himself!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Galactus; Silver Surfer; Alicia Masters; Watcher; Coach Sam Thorne; Whitey Mullins; Belle Thorne; Wyatt Wingfoot (introduction); Dean Asher; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Crystal; Gorgon]
Synopsis
With the aid of the Silver Surfer, the Fantastic Four force Galactus to leave Earth. Johnny Storm begins to attend Metro College and meets Wyatt Wingfoot.
Reprints
Keywords
ultimate nullifier

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Sinnott; Frank Giacoia (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from Gerry Conway.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Naturally nifty, newsy, nondescript nonsense about our nutty non-entities!"]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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