(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:

[no title indexed] (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 [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor
Reprints

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

Fayd. Skin Cream / 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 [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Odin (vision); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor
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.
Reprints

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!"

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

Daredevil [Marvel]; Not Brand Echh / 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.

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

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

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

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mothers of Invention / 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 Newspaper / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Precise Publications Book and Dummy / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Marvel Super-Heroes T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit / 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 (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustrations)
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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters 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) /

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

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

Honor House Products / 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. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Skin surface disfigured by pimples?"]
    Fayd. Skin Cream
  3. 2. The Flames of Battle --
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["More triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Daredevil [Marvel]; Not Brand Echh
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Shamed by your English?"]
    Don Bolander Career Institute Booklet
  7. 6. ["U.S. government surplus direct by mail!"]
    Surplus Bargains
  8. 7. ["New from The Mothers of Invention"]
    Mothers of Invention
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. ["Boys 12 or older make $1 to $5 weekly in your spare time"]
    Grit Newspaper
  11. 10. ["I'll make you a master of karate"]
    Precise Publications Book and Dummy
  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-heroes T-shirts"]
    Marvel Super-Heroes T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Recall that in F.F. #25..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["204pc. Revolutionary War soldiers set"]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  16. 15. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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