(July 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
1967-04-11
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 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Sentry Sinister! (Table of Contents)

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
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Sentry 459
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints
Keywords
robots

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

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

The Sentry Sinister! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited as Stan (the Man) Lee); Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited as Jack (King) Kirby)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Marie Severin ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good work, Ben!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
The Inhumans: Crystal [Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff]; Lockjaw; Triton
Doctor Daniel Damian (first appearance, unnamed); Sentry 459 (first appearance)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Explorers on a South Pacific island awaken the Kree Sentry 459. The FF come to the island for a vacation and become embroiled in a battle with the Sentry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Here the credit reads "Powerfully produced by the proudest names in all of comicdom! Stan "the Man" Lee and Jack "King" Kirby."

First Kree appearance.

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

Fantasy Masterpieces; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classics; Marvel Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Dollar Bargains Novelty Items / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

G.T. Energy Chambers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Coin Collector Specials! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Matt Numiss Coins / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

48" Talking Monster / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop By Mail (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

"X-Ray" Specs [Glasses] / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Precise Publications Defense Training / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Super Heroes Club Posters / advertisement / 0.5 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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, Since the dawn of time, whenever things looked...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Matt Rosenblatt, George Poulin, J. Wayne Sadler, Howie Schultzberg, Paul Seid, and Greg Kishel; 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 Fishing Outfits / 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 Sentry Sinister!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. The Sentry Sinister!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["More Marvel masterpieces…"]
    Fantasy Masterpieces; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classics; Marvel Tales
  5. 4. ["Fellows! Here’s a swell way to make lots of money and win prizes too!"]
    Grit Newspaper
  6. 5. Order by Mail Specials
    Dollar Bargains Novelty Items
  7. 6. ["Now! 30 days of driving on a single tank of gas!"]
    G.T. Energy Chambers
  8. 7. Coin Collector Specials!
    Matt Numiss Coins
  9. 8. ["48” talking monster from outer space"]
    48" Talking Monster
  10. 9. Shop By Mail
  11. 10. ["See with new miracle X-Ray Specs"]
    "X-Ray" Specs [Glasses]
  12. 11. ["I’ll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications Defense Training
  13. 12. ["More mixed-up madness from Marvel’s mighty masters of mysticism, magnificence, and misinformation!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  14. 13. ["Marvel super-hero T-shirts"]
  15. 14. ["Hang loose, frantic ones…"]
    Super Heroes Club Posters
  16. 15. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Since the dawn of time, whenever things looked..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  17. 16. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself astronaut-tough"]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Fishing Outfits
  19. 18. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • David Bruce
  • Guy Budziak
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Darrel McCann
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Q
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore