(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

Shall Man Survive? (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
The Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Gorgon]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Sue Richards [Invisible Girl]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Crystal]; Maximus the Mad
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Shall Man Survive? (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
It's hopeless, Johnny!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Gorgon]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Sue Richards [Invisible Girl]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; 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."

[Skin Diving Torch] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Freeman Electric Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Now You Can Finish High School at Home (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Academy for Home Study / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Missile Firing Tank (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Boys 12 or Older Sell Grit (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop By Mail] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop By Mail] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Sensational Scoops to Startle, Stun, and Soothe You! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

I'll Make you a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, F.F. #80 was just a stall for the...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Crystal]; Lockjaw
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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; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Avengers [superhero]; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Shall Man Survive?
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Hercules wrist band"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. Shall Man Survive?
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [Skin Diving Torch]
    Freeman Electric Co.
  5. 4. It's Brand New!! Marvel's Swingin' Inflatable Plastic Pillows!
    Marvel Comics Group
  6. 5. Now You Can Finish High School at Home
    Academy for Home Study
  7. 6. Missile Firing Tank
    Honor House Products
  8. 7. Boys 12 or Older Sell Grit
    Grit
  9. 8. [Shop By Mail]
  10. 9. [Shop By Mail]
  11. 10. Sensational Scoops to Startle, Stun, and Soothe You!
    Bullpen Bulletins
  12. 11. I'll Make you a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  13. 12. ["Dear Stan and Jack, F.F. #80 was just a stall for the..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  14. 13. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    The Avengers [superhero]; Spider-Man
  15. 14. ["Tired of being 'skinny'?"]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists School
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