(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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Way It Began! (Table of Contents)

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) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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)

Items of Lasting Insignificance from the Four Corners of Marveldom! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Fantastic Four 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!!!
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: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Way It Began!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. The Way It Began..!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    Spider-Man; Thor
  5. 4. Items of Lasting Insignificance from the Four Corners of Marveldom!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins!
  6. 5. ["Here he is!!"]
  7. 6. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I've just finished F.F. #49 and I must say, it was great!!!"]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  8. 7. ["I have done it for millions."]
  9. 8. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
  10. 9. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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