(February 1969)

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
1968-11-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Perfect Film & Chemical Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #116, 200, 358)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Shall Man Survive? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Gorgon]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Sue Richards [Invisible Girl]; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Crystal]; Maximus the Mad
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Shall Man Survive? (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Gorgon]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Sue Richards [Invisible Girl]; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Crystal]; unnamed Richards infant [Franklin Richards]; Maximus the Mad; Stallior; Aireo; Leonus; Alpha Primitives; Zorr
Synopsis
The Inhumans break free from Maximus's prison and, with the help of the Fantastic Four, restore Black Bolt to the throne.
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Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

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Indexer Notes

Letters from James Judge, Joel Packer, Danny English, Alan Latawiec, Don Tyler, John Rotremmo Jr, Pete Gruenwera, and Leonard Lipton.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Shall Man Survive?
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Shall Man Survive?
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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