(January 1968)

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
1967-10-10
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 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

When Fall the Mighty! (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]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; the Mad Thinker's android
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Fall the Mighty (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
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fearing for the safety of Dr. Santini, the...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; the Mad Thinker; the Mad Thinker's android; Crystal; Dr. Santini
Synopsis
The FF defeat the Thinker but they are then attacked by the still brainwashed Ben and the Thinker's android.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby co-plot credit was acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in several interviews. The credit here read "It's time for another standing ovation for Stan Lee and Jack Kirby."

Another Marvel Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Spy Pen (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

"Matchbox" Collectors Club / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing Illusory "X-Ray" Vision Instantly! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 Weekly in your Spare Time] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 pc Toy Soldier Set (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Work Clothes "Bargain" (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I'll Make You a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Missile Firing Tank (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Who Says This Isn't the Marvel Age of Batty Bulletins? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Merry Marvel Marching Society Announces a Nifty New Membership Kit! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I'm an uncle!
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 Barry Smith, Joe Brown, Joe Schifino, Dean Crawford, Rosanne Wasserman, Jeff Sipkoff, Mike Skocko, Dana Smith, and Chris Dunny.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Fall the Mighty!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Shop by mail"]
  3. 2. When Fall the Mighty
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Another Marvel Masterpiece
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Spy Pen
  6. 5. ["Do you love surprises?"]
    "Matchbox" Collectors Club
  7. 6. Amazing Illusory "X-Ray" Vision Instantly!
  8. 7. [Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 Weekly in your Spare Time]
    Grit
  9. 8. 100 pc Toy Soldier Set
  10. 9. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  11. 10. Work Clothes "Bargain"
  12. 11. I'll Make You a Master of Karate
  13. 12. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  14. 13. Shop By Mail
  15. 14. Who Says This Isn't the Marvel Age of Batty Bulletins?
    Bullpen Bulletins
  16. 15. The Merry Marvel Marching Society Announces a Nifty New Membership Kit!
  17. 16. Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts
  18. 17. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I'm an uncle!"]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  19. 18. ["He's putting on a pound a day the easy way..."]
  20. 19. ["Jet race boats"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  21. 20. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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