(November 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
1968-08-13
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.

[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
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Wyatt Wingfoot; Tomazooma
Reprints
Keywords
robots

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Where Treads the Living Totem! (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, blue-eyes!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Crystal; Wyatt Wingfoot; Tomazooma; Silent Fox
Synopsis
Reed, Ben, and Johnny visit Wyatt's tribe and battle a robot designed to look like the Indians' god, Tomazooma.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is widely acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in numerous interviews. Credit here reads: "Welcome to the grandeur that is Marvel, produced proudly by: Stan (The Man) Lee and Jack (King) Kirby."

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

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Marvel Plastic Pillows; Marvel T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Free! Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece Free! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios art prints / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Most Powerful Airplane (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hobby Coin Co. Surprise Coin Packet / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, Please bring back the old...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Dodd, Lamar Mauldin, Mark Cordisio, Donald McGregor, George Ferguson, S. L. Cox, Bill Lewis, Cutler Ross Jr., Sgt. Michael Kuhne.

Now in Full Color! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Creative Card Company Christmas cards / 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. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Where Treads the Living Totem!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  5. 4. ["It's brand new!! Marvel's swingin' inflatable plastic pillows!"]
    Marvel Plastic Pillows; Marvel T-Shirts; Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit
  6. 5. Free! Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece Free!
    Colonial Studios art prints
  7. 6. Most Powerful Airplane
    Cheerios
  8. 7. ["Collect coins... the hobby road to riches"]
    Hobby Coin Co. Surprise Coin Packet
  9. 8. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  10. 9. Shop by Mail
  11. 10. ["Stop the presses! Here's some scoops and scuttlebutt to knock you outta your teepee!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  12. 11. ["Here is a treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House Products
  13. 12. ["Here is a treasure chest of fun"]
    Precise Publications Book & Dummy
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Please bring back the old..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. Now in Full Color!
    The Spectacular Spider-Man
  16. 15. ["Good news for you who want to make extra money easily!"]
    Creative Card Company Christmas cards
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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