(May 1967)

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.


...and One Shall Save Him! (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
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing]; Blastaar; Inhumans [Crystal; Lockjaw; Karnak; Black Bolt; Medusa; Gorgon; Triton]; Sandman
Synopsis
While trapped in the Negative Zone, Reed battles Blastaar.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Here the credit reads "Contrived and crafted by the curiously creative and catastrophically compelling collaboration of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby." Goldberg coloring credit per Nick Caputo, as seen on production notes of stat.

A Profound Potpourri of Perplexing Pronouncements and Preposterous Philosophy, All Portending Practically Nothing! (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 (illustration)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary Marco, Chris Barth, Brian Clift, Franklin Roy, Jim Bloodsworth, Charles Hutler, Paul Thiel, and Peter von Sholly; M.M.M.S. membership form.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ...and One Shall Save Him!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ...and One Shall Save Him!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. A Profound Potpourri of Perplexing Pronouncements and Preposterous Philosophy, All Portending Practically Nothing!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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