(May 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
1968-02-08
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.

When Calls Galactus! (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
Galactus; Silver Surfer; the Punisher [Galactus's servant]
Reprints

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

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Calls Galactus (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
Alicia, baby!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Silver Surfer; the Punisher [Galactus's servant]; Crystal; Galactus
Synopsis
Galactus dispatches his Punisher to retrieve the Surfer who is protected by the FF.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Credit here reads: "Brought to you, in all its mind-expanding majesty, by Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby."

Now You Can Finish High School at Home (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Academy for Home Study / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Free! Muscle Course That Can Add 3 Inches to Your Arms Fast! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Look, Fellows! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Now You Can be Taller Instantly!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Liftee Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Here It Is! Proof Positive That the Biggest Brains at Marvel --- Don't Know What They're Doing! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

I'll Make you a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, We are all avid readers of...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Silver Surfer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Tony Isabella and Don McGregor.

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

Iron Man; Namor the Sub-Mariner / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Calls Galactus!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Gigantic art mural offer!"]
    Colonial Studios
  3. 2. When Calls Galactus
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Now You Can Finish High School at Home
    Academy for Home Study
  5. 4. Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts
  6. 5. Free! Muscle Course That Can Add 3 Inches to Your Arms Fast!
    Joe Weider
  7. 6. Look, Fellows!
    Grit
  8. 7. [Shop by Mail]
  9. 8. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  10. 9. [Now You Can be Taller Instantly!]
    The Liftee Company
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. Here It Is! Proof Positive That the Biggest Brains at Marvel --- Don't Know What They're Doing!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  13. 12. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, We are all avid readers of..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["Because you demanded it!"]
    Iron Man; Namor the Sub-Mariner
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
  17. 16. ["Make money get prizes"]
    American Seed Co.
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