(November 1967)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1967-08-01
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Featuring: The Inhumans! The Black Panther!...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom; Black Panther; Inhumans [Medusa; Black Bolt; Gorgon; Karnak; Crystal; Triton]; Psycho-Man
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Contents Page (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Marie Severin ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Marie Severin
Letters
Sam Rosen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover contents page with images from interior story. Gray Tones likely added by Marie Severin.

Divide--and Conquer! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (see notes)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sammy Rosen)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Gorgon; Karnak; Triton; Crystal; Lockjaw]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Psycho-Man (villain); Live Wire [Rance Preston]; Ivan; Shellshock [Gary Buser]
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Indexer Notes

Inker credit corrected by Steve Grant on 12 September 2005; an editorial reply on the letters page of Fantastic Four #71 explicitly says that the credit is wrong, and that inker was Frank
Giacoia, not Joe Sinnott. First mention of Sue's pregnancy. Additional character info from Rob Allen, 6/1/2006.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Is a Plot? (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (credited as L. P. Gregory)

Genre
humor
Characters
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby; Roy Thomas
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writing credit and genre corrected by Rob Allen, 6/1/2006: was previously noted as a superhero story featuring the Fantastic Four, written by Stan Lee.

Win Any of These Terrific Prizes or - Take Big Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

National Youth Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Black Bolt (Table of Contents: 6)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Bolt
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Minor corrections supplied by Rob Allen, 6/1/2006.

Gorgon (Table of Contents: 7)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gorgon
Reprints

Coin Collector Specials! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Medusa (Table of Contents: 9)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Medusa
Reprints

Karnak (Table of Contents: 10)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Karnak
Reprints

Triton (Table of Contents: 11)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Triton
Reprints

Crystal (Table of Contents: 12)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crystal
Reprints

[Shop By Mail] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Maximus (Table of Contents: 14)

Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Maximus
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The Greatest Array of Supporting Characters Ever Assembled in One Issue (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alicia Masters; Galactus; Wyatt Wingfoot; Lockjaw; Silver Surfer; Black Panther; Doctor Doom; The Watcher
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Character appearances supplied by Rob Allen, 6/1/2006.

[Welcome to the wonderful world of the Fantastic Four] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Fantastic Four / illustration / 2 pages (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]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]]; Doctor Doom
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Shows a billboard in the background that says, "Jack, you're still the greatest! -- Sentimental Stan." Title and minor corrections supplied by Rob Allen, 6/1/2006.

America's Best TV Comics Are Here.. Saturdays! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer (Table of Contents: 18)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (credited as F. Giacoia)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Quasimodo (villain)
Synopsis
The Surfer rescues, unleashes and has to battle a technologically enhanced hunchback...that was originally a computer programmed to kill.
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Indexer Notes

First solo Surfer story. The issue credits Frank Giacoia as sole inker, as noted by Rob Allen, 6/1/2006.
Quasimodo, the living computer, was first seen as a computer with facial features in FF Annual #4, and is left, abandoned at the end of that story. This story picks up the plot thread and converts him to an animated figure. Next seen in Captain Marvel #7.

Look, Fellows! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Buy Fords, Chevrolets, Dodges Below Wholesale!! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wholesale-Discount Buyers Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Featuring: The Inhumans! The Black Panther!..."]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Contents Page
  3. 2. Divide--and Conquer!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Boy, have you got it made."]
  5. 4. This Is a Plot?
  6. 5. Win Any of These Terrific Prizes or - Take Big Cash Profits!
    National Youth Sales Club
  7. 6. Black Bolt
    Inhumans
  8. 7. Gorgon
    Inhumans
  9. 8. Coin Collector Specials!
  10. 9. Medusa
    Inhumans
  11. 10. Karnak
    Inhumans
  12. 11. Triton
    Inhumans
  13. 12. Crystal
    Inhumans
  14. 13. [Shop By Mail]
  15. 14. Maximus
    Inhumans
  16. 15. The Greatest Array of Supporting Characters Ever Assembled in One Issue
    The Fantastic Four
  17. 16. [Welcome to the wonderful world of the Fantastic Four]
    The Fantastic Four
  18. 17. America's Best TV Comics Are Here.. Saturdays!
  19. 18. The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer
    Silver Surfer
  20. 19. Look, Fellows!
    Grit
  21. 20. Now You Can Buy Fords, Chevrolets, Dodges Below Wholesale!!
    Wholesale-Discount Buyers Club
  22. 21. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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