Fantastic Four #57 [Regular Edition]
(December 1966)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November semi-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.


Enter... Doctor Doom! (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
Dr. Doom; Wyatt Wingfoot; Silver Surfer; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]
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Enter... Dr. Doom! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; the Thing]; Sandman; Wizard; Silver Surfer; Dr. Doom; Wyatt Wingfoot; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Triton; Medusa; Crystal; Karnak; Gorgon; Triton; Lockjaw]
Synopsis
While Sandman attempts to free the Wizard, Dr. Doom steals the Surfer's Power Cosmic.
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Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in many interviews. The actual credit reads "Produced by Stan Lee * Jack Kirby."

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

Fantastic Four 4 Fan Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (spot illustrations)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I just had to give you my compliments...
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Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Linda Lee Johnson, Barry Brookner, Carl Nelson, Edward Koh, Chuck Robinson, Mrs. Roslyn Smith, Eugene Frederick, and Buzzy Blair, as well as two panel reproductions from previous issues.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Enter... Doctor Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Enter... Dr. Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I just had to give you my compliments..."]
    Fantastic Four 4 Fan Page
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