(November 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
1967-08-08
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 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

His Mission: Destroy the Fantastic Four! (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
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Crystal
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

His Mission: Destroy the Fantastic Four! (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
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flowers--for me?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Crystal; Alicia Masters; Santini; Blackie;
Synopsis
A mysterious villain, posing as the chemist Dr. Santini, aids Reed in attempting to find a cure for Ben.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby co-plot credit was acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in several interviews. The credit here read "Another titanic thrill-fest by Smilin' Stan Lee and Jolly Jack Kirby"

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

Matt Numiss / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

ABC Saturday Cartoons / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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, I know that this letter is late in being...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Cpl. Phillip L. McManus, Hr. & Mrs. Allen Frost, Danny Staniskis, Ned Barnett, Allan Perun, and Kathy Lohr; membership form for M.M.M.S.

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

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. His Mission: Destroy the Fantastic Four!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Boy, have you got it made."]
  3. 2. His Mission: Destroy the Fantastic Four!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Coin collector specials!"]
    Matt Numiss
  5. 4. [Shop by Mail]
  6. 5. ["America’s best TV comics are here.. Saturdays!"]
    ABC Saturday Cartoons
  7. 6. ["Win any of these terrific prizes or - take big cash profits!"]
    National Youth Sales Club
  8. 7. ["Hang loose, frantic ones…"]
  9. 8. ["Scarce Lincoln cents sale"]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  10. 9. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. ["Welcome to the wonderful world of Marvel madness!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["More Marvel masterpieces…"]
    The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man
  13. 12. ["Marvel super-hero T-shirts"]
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I know that this letter is late in being..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  16. 15. ["Now you can buy Fords, Chevrolets, Dodges below wholesale!!"]
    Wholesale-Discount Buyers Club
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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