(July 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
1968-04-09
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.

... Stranded in Subatomica! (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]]; Psycho-Man's servant
Reprints

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stranded in Sub-Atomica! (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
Reed! If we don't bring the Surfer...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Crystal; Silver Surfer; Psycho-Man; Psycho-Man's servant; Galactus
Synopsis
Reed, Ben, and Johnny journey to Subatomica to bring the Silver Surfer back to Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
reducta-craft

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Credit here reads: "Another Mighty Marvel Masterwork by: Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby."

Shamed By Your English? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Marvel Comics Group / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Baseball Fans are Crazy...] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Missile Firing Tank (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

We'll Pay You $10,000.00 for This Lincoln Penny (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Centre Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

You Can Now Become an Expert with Forbidden Oriental Fighting Arts (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Second Golden Age of Marvel Is Here! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Magic World of Surprises & Mystery (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Boys 12 or Older Sell Grit in your Spare Time (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 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, I just got F.F. #72 and I must...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bennet Marks, Jim Morgan, Joe Momberg, Mike Nassour, Gene Wallace, Jimmy Holan, Dave FitzPatrick.

The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ... Stranded in Subatomica!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Stranded in Sub-Atomica!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Shamed By Your English?
    Don Bolander Career Institute
  5. 4. [Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts]
    Marvel Comics Group
  6. 5. [Baseball Fans are Crazy...]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  7. 6. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. We'll Pay You $10,000.00 for This Lincoln Penny
    Centre Coin Co.
  9. 8. You Can Now Become an Expert with Forbidden Oriental Fighting Arts
    Precise Publications
  10. 9. Shop By Mail; Stamps
  11. 10. The Second Golden Age of Marvel Is Here!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  12. 11. Magic World of Surprises & Mystery
    American Circle Corp.
  13. 12. Boys 12 or Older Sell Grit in your Spare Time
    Grit
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I just got F.F. #72 and I must..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. The Greatest Event in the History of Comic Magazines!
    Spectacular Spider-Man
  16. 15. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Discount Sales
  17. 16. ["132pc. Roman soldiers set"]
    Roman War Soldiers
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