(December 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
1968-09-10
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.

Enter -- The Exquisite Elemental! (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]; Crystal; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Wizard
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Enter -- The Exquisite Elemental! (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
Artie Simek (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Crystal; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Wizard
Synopsis
Crystal joins the team while Sue is recovering from Franklin's birth. The Wizard attacks the Baxter Building.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

A Plethora of Pronouncements Up for Grabs (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[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, Jack, and Joe, Grr! I am boiling mad!
Characters
the Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Karl Reif, Charles Bromley, Gary Davis, Ray Whitson, Dudley Bolbat, F. James Mohl, Marshall Strauss, and Achille Di Bacco; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Enter -- The Exquisite Elemental!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Enter -- The Exquisite Elemental!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. A Plethora of Pronouncements Up for Grabs
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. ["Dear Stan, Jack, and Joe, Grr! I am boiling mad!"]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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