(March 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
1967-12-12
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.

Where Soars the Silver Surfer! (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
The Silver Surfer; The Watcher
Reprints

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

The Fleetwood Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Where Soars the Silver Surfer! (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
Sam Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never thought ol' stretcho would really drop out!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alicia Masters; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Silver Surfer; The Watcher; Crystal
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four battles the Silver Surfer.
Reprints
Keywords
Sonic Shark Missile

Indexer Notes

Kirby co-plot credit was widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. The credit here reads "The latest...the greatest...by Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby."

More Triumphs For Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Career Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

U.S. Government Surplus Direct by Mail! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New from The Mothers of Invention (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

United Mutations / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop By Mail; Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 Weekly in Your Spare Time (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[I'll Make You a Master of Karate] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

More Batty Bulletins to Bewilder, Bewitch, and Bedazzle Thee! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, In your recent magazines...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Paul Manly, William Womack, Stephen Blevins, Michael Hershey, Sanford Meschkow, Keith Beavon, and Sid Slivke.

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Where Soars the Silver Surfer!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Skin surface disfigured by pimples?"]
    The Fleetwood Co.
  3. 2. Where Soars the Silver Surfer!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. More Triumphs For Marvel..!
    Spider-Man; Thor
  5. 4. ["Shamed by your English?"]
    Career Institute
  6. 5. U.S. Government Surplus Direct by Mail!
    Surplus Bargains
  7. 6. New from The Mothers of Invention
    United Mutations
  8. 7. Shop By Mail; Stamps
  9. 8. Boys 12 or Older Make $1 to $5 Weekly in Your Spare Time
    Grit
  10. 9. [I'll Make You a Master of Karate]
    Precise Publications
  11. 10. More Batty Bulletins to Bewilder, Bewitch, and Bedazzle Thee!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. [Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts]
  13. 12. ["Dear Stan and Jack, In your recent magazines..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  14. 13. ["204pc. Revolutionary War soldiers set"]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  15. 14. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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