(March 1967)

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
1966-12-08
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 Peril and the Power! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Peril and the Power! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sick'a watchin' on the sidelines!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dr. Doom; Wyatt Wingfoot; Silver Surfer; the Watcher; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Karnak; Medusa; Gorgon; Crystal]
Synopsis
The FF defeat Dr. Doom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Spider-Man; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classics; Marvel Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Polaris Nuclear Sub (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Academy for Home Study / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Shop By Mail; Stamps (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Electronic Computer Brain (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Royal Advtg. Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Centre Coin Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / 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) /

Thor; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish / 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
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Charles Crowley, Mimi Spencer, Curt Tweddell, Brian Oatley, James Gritis, Mike Malson, John Eifu; M.M.M.S. membership form.

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

Lucky Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Aurora Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Peril and the Power!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. The Peril and the Power!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["More Marvel masterpieces…"]
    Spider-Man; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classics; Marvel Tales
  5. 4. Polaris Nuclear Sub
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. ["Boys 12 or older sell Grit in your spare time"]
    Grit
  7. 6. ["Second chance for high school drop-outs to get diplomas"]
    Academy for Home Study
  8. 7. ["We’re looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
  9. 8. Shop By Mail; Stamps
  10. 9. Electronic Computer Brain
    Royal Advtg. Corp.
  11. 10. Shop By Mail; Stamps
  12. 11. ["We’ll pay you $10,000 for this Lincoln penny"]
    Centre Coin Company
  13. 12. ["Now… fear no man! Don’t be bullied!"]
    Precise Publications
  14. 13. ["Nutty notes and nonsensical name-dropping, featuring naturally non-essential news of the nation’s top non-entities!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  15. 14. ["More Marvel masterpieces…"]
    Thor; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  17. 16. ["200pc. set World War II soldiers"]
    Lucky Products, Inc.
  18. 17. ["U.S. government surplus"]
    Surplus Bargains
  19. 18. ["Attention all super-hero fans — here are the new Aurora hobby kits you’ve been waiting for!"]
    Aurora Products
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