(December 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
1967-09-07
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.

By Ben Betrayed! (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]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

By Ben Betrayed! (Table of Contents: 2)

The 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
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though he looks like the famous Dr. Santini, the world's...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dr. Santini [Mad Thinker]; Crystal
Synopsis
Ben is driven mad by the treatments of Dr. Santini, revealed to be the Mad Thinker, and attacks the rest of the FF.
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Indexer Notes

Kirby co-plot credit was acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in several interviews. The credit here read "Why are Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby the most honored creative team in all of comicdom?"

Coin Collector Specials! (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)

America's Best TV Comics are Here.. Saturdays! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

I'll Make you a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Scarce Lincoln Cents Sale (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)

Instant Info, Insanely Inspired by Irrelevant Items of Incredible Inconsequence! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

More Marvel Masterpieces... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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, Well, guys, take a bow.
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mark McAffery, Michael Grecsek, Don Sampson, Jeff Stasi, and Lane Bailey; M.M.M.S. membership form.

Look, Fellows! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Buy Fords, Chevrolets, Dodges Below Wholesale!! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. By Ben Betrayed!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Boy, have you got it made."]
  3. 2. By Ben Betrayed!
    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!
  7. 6. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  8. 7. [Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts]
  9. 8. Scarce Lincoln Cents Sale
    Littleton Coin Co.
  10. 9. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. Instant Info, Insanely Inspired by Irrelevant Items of Incredible Inconsequence!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  12. 11. More Marvel Masterpieces...
    The Fantastic Four; Spider-Man
  13. 12. Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Well, guys, take a bow."]
    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"]
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