(September 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
1968-06-11
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.

The Thing No More! (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 Thing [Ben Grimm]; Wizard
Reprints

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Thing No More! (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 as Sammy Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We made it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Wizard; Crystal
Synopsis
The Wizard attacks the Baxter Building as Sue's doctors determine that everything is not well with her pregnancy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Pete Duncan - "Dropout" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools I.C.S. / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Intelsat III Satellite (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Olympic Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Fellows! Here's a Swell Way to Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail; Stamps] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

More Hysterical Hoopla and Hangups from Your Howlin' House of Ideas! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[Now You Can Be Taller Instantly!] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I am writing this letter to comment on...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lamar Blaylock, George Ferguson, Evan Katten, Gary Dahlberg, Tom Zmudzinski, Bruce Coville, and Mike Esterson; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

American Basic Science Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing No More!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Hypnotic whirling coin"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. The Thing No More!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Pete Duncan - "Dropout"
    International Correspondence Schools I.C.S.
  5. 4. Intelsat III Satellite
    Cheerios
  6. 5. ["Get big prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales
  7. 6. ["Baseball fans are crazy about this true-to-life baseball game"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  8. 7. Fellows! Here's a Swell Way to Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too!
    Grit
  9. 8. ["204 pc. Revolutionary War soldiers set only $1.98"]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  11. 10. More Hysterical Hoopla and Hangups from Your Howlin' House of Ideas!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. [Now You Can Be Taller Instantly!]
    The Liftee Company
  13. 12. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I am writing this letter to comment on..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows!
    Marvel Comics Group
  16. 15. ["America's greatest values in science labs and courses!"]
    American Basic Science Club, Inc.
  17. 16. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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