(April 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
1968-01-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group; MCG
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Giant Guest Star Bonanza] (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]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

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

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

The Flames of Battle -- (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
Take your post, Torch!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor [Donald Blake]
Synopsis
Thinking that Dr. Doom still inhabits Daredevil's body, the FF go after Daredevil who has gained some super-powered allies of his own.
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Indexer Notes

Ties to the stories in Daredevil 38 and Thor 149. Kirby co-plot credit was widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. The credit here reads "Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby have bestowed another masterpiece upon mankind!"

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

Not Brand Echh; Daredevil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
John F. Hayes (Business Manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of Filing: October 1, 1967. Total Paid Circulation: Average number of copies during preceding 12 months: 329,536.

Shamed By Your English? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Don Bolander Career Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

U.S. Government Surplus Direct by Mail! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New From The Mothers of Invention (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

United Mutations / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail; Stamps] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I'll Make you a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Come 'n Get It, Tiger — Here's Our New Year's Gift to You!! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, Recall that in F.F. #25...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Crystal
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Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Bruce Long, Rick Workman, Steve Wintrode, Sandy Hallberg & Karen Izui, Michael Burton, Mike Silvers, Paul Laginess, and Val Perkins, as well as two panel reproductions from a previous issue.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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. [Giant Guest Star Bonanza]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Skin surface disfigured by pimples?"]
    The Fleetwood Co.
  3. 2. The Flames of Battle --
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. More Triumphs For Marvel..!
    Not Brand Echh; Daredevil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Shamed By Your English?
    Don Bolander Career Institute
  7. 6. U.S. Government Surplus Direct by Mail!
    Surplus Bargains
  8. 7. New From The Mothers of Invention
    United Mutations
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. ["Boys 12 or older make $1 to $5 weekly in your spare time"]
    Grit
  11. 10. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  12. 11. Come 'n Get It, Tiger — Here's Our New Year's Gift to You!!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  13. 12. Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Recall that in F.F. #25..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["204pc. Revolutionary War soldiers set"]
  16. 15. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
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