(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

Where Treads the Living Totem! (Table of Contents: 1)

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."

Stop the Presses! Here's Some Scoops and Scuttlebutt to Knock You Outta Your Teepee! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee; ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Merciful Marvel has seven swingin' SPECIALS on sale right now--
Characters
the Thing [Ben Grimm]

Indexer Notes

Item!; Stan's Soapbox; The Mighty Marvel Checklist

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

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...
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.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Where Treads the Living Totem!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Stop the Presses! Here's Some Scoops and Scuttlebutt to Knock You Outta Your Teepee!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. ["Dear Stan and Jack, Please bring back the old..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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