(August 1966)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-05-10
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 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Way It Began! (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Black Panther; Klaw
Reprints

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Way It Began..! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having successfully evaded all the uncanny traps of the Black Panther, the triumphant Fantastic Four, accompanied by Wyatt Wingfoot, are awarded a heroes' ceremony---
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; the Thing]; Black Panther; Wyatt Wingfoot; T'Chaka; Klaw
Synopsis
The Black Panther tells the story of Klaw's first attack on Wakanda. Klaw attacks the Black Panther and the FF.
Reprints
Keywords
sound blaster; vibranium; Wakanda

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Games by Ludwig / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

U.S. Gov't Surplus (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Start Your Own Business! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Christy Trades School, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop By Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1.5 pages (report information)

[The Whirling Satellite] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Whirling Satellite / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hypno-Coin (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

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 ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I've just finished F.F. #49 and I must say, it was great!!!
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Dan Madaj, Charles Hutler, John Bonhomme, Dennis O'Neil, Mark Mandel, Guy Michel, Paul Kalenak, Mrs. Sarah Doll, Bill Duff, and Scott Palmer; M.M.M.S. membership form.

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

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

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

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Way It Began!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. The Way It Began..!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    Spider-Man; Thor
  5. 4. ["Kids! Send today for this exciting new game"]
    Games by Ludwig
  6. 5. U.S. Gov't Surplus
    Surplus Bargains
  7. 6. ["Play 1966 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  8. 7. ["Boys 12 or older. Make $1 to $5 weekly in your spare time"]
    Grit
  9. 8. Start Your Own Business!
    Christy Trades School, Inc.
  10. 9. ["Now! Olympic sports triangles and diamonds included in Zenith’s fabulous collection of 211 different stamps"]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop By Mail]
  12. 11. [The Whirling Satellite]
    Whirling Satellite
  13. 12. Hypno-Coin
    Hypnotic Aids Supply Co.
  14. 13. ["Items of lasting insignificance from the four corners of Marveldom!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  15. 14. ["Here he is!!"]
  16. 15. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I've just finished F.F. #49 and I must say, it was great!!!"]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  17. 16. ["I have done it for millions."]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  19. 18. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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