(May 1974)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1974-02-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Printer
Printed in United States of America
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #103, January - February 1974.

Doomsday at 200° Below! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold onto yer hard-hats, kiddies--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Medusa [Medusalith Amaquelin Boltagon]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

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

Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Doomsday: 200° Below! (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnny -- that climate cannon of Ternak's -- its rays are...
Feature Logo
Stan Lee Presents: The Fantastic Four!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Medusa [Medusalith Amaquelin Boltagon]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Ternak (villain); The Master (reanimated)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Reward! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Anchor Specialties Identification Plates; Coin Values Guidebook; Crown Music; Ed Sale Secret System; Elton's Hypnotize Secrets; Grand Book Comics; North American School of Motorcycle Repair Training; S.F.C.A. Comic Collector's Handbook; Universal Bodybuilding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wayne School Courses / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Cleveland Institute of Electronics [lessons] / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Big Three (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Official Marvel Collectors Coins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Grit Newspaper / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Universal Self-Defense System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Few Surprises - A Smattering of Surmises - And a Hint About Prizes! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Roy’s Rostrum / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

Mellinger Co. Free Report / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Beauty Aids / Masculiner Hairpieces; Blacklight Stickers; Brown Stamps; Cartoon for Money; Comic Book Clearing House Comics; Comic Sales Comics; Craig Stamps; Engravaplates Social Security Cards; Freeport Music Instruments; Globus Stamps; Gray Stamps; Howard Rogofsky Comics; Kayco Stamps; Ken Mieno Comics; Live Sea Horses; Metropolitan Stamps; Mystic Stamps; North American School of Animal Sciences; North American School of Conservation; Penny Stamps; Picture Stamps; RWM Go Kart and Mini Bike Plans; Serra Comics; Tru Value Stamps; Voice Power & Personal Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Market Place (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Ace Publishing Song Secrets; American Circle Products; American School Courses; Belmont Comics; Electric Guitar & Amp; Five Star Music; Indian & Lincoln Cents by the Pound; J-Mar Products; Kenmore Stamps; Locksmithing Institute Training Course; Military Insignia; Monster Studios Products; North American School of Surveying courses; Quality Plus Metal Social Security Cards; Regulation Police Handcuffs; Richard Alf Comics; Robert Bell Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Blair Quality Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey, Believer! Have We Got a New Kung Fu Mag for You! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Deadly Hands of Kung Fu / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Fighting Ships; Tank Trap / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway ?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Gerry, Rich, Frank, Joe, and Roy, Now that I've finally...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Alan Rothman and William M. Neville; a panel reproduction from a previous issue. Also includes Marvel Value Stamp #91 (Series A) Hela, the Goddess of Death.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 18)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 463,315. Single issue nearest to filing date: 474,698.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

American Seeds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doomsday at 200° Below!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Famous name prizes or cash"]
    Olympic Sales / Olympia Sales Cards
  3. 2. Doomsday: 200° Below!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Reward!
    Anchor Specialties Identification Plates; Coin Values Guidebook; Crown Music; Ed Sale Secret System; Elton's Hypnotize Secrets; Grand Book Comics; North American School of Motorcycle Repair Training; S.F.C.A. Comic Collector's Handbook; Universal Bodybuilding
  5. 4. ["Never finished high school?"]
    Wayne School Courses
  6. 5. ["I'm sick and tired of my job!"]
    Cleveland Institute of Electronics [lessons]
  7. 6. The Big Three
    Official Marvel Collectors Coins
  8. 7. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit Newspaper
  9. 8. ["Karate Judo-Jiu-Jitsu-Savate"]
    Universal Self-Defense System
  10. 9. A Few Surprises - A Smattering of Surmises - And a Hint About Prizes!
    Bullpen Bulletins; Roy’s Rostrum
  11. 10. ["I'll reveal how to discover profits of import"]
    Mellinger Co. Free Report
  12. 11. ["These 3 big drafting kits"]
    North American School of Drafting
  13. 12. ["Enjoy an exciting, romantic look impressive anytime"]
    Beauty Aids / Masculiner Hairpieces; Blacklight Stickers; Brown Stamps; Cartoon for Money; Comic Book Clearing House Comics; Comic Sales Comics; Craig Stamps; Engravaplates Social Security Cards; Freeport Music Instruments; Globus Stamps; Gray Stamps; Howard Rogofsky Comics; Kayco Stamps; Ken Mieno Comics; Live Sea Horses; Metropolitan Stamps; Mystic Stamps; North American School of Animal Sciences; North American School of Conservation; Penny Stamps; Picture Stamps; RWM Go Kart and Mini Bike Plans; Serra Comics; Tru Value Stamps; Voice Power & Personal Power
  14. 13. Market Place
    Ace Publishing Song Secrets; American Circle Products; American School Courses; Belmont Comics; Electric Guitar & Amp; Five Star Music; Indian & Lincoln Cents by the Pound; J-Mar Products; Kenmore Stamps; Locksmithing Institute Training Course; Military Insignia; Monster Studios Products; North American School of Surveying courses; Quality Plus Metal Social Security Cards; Regulation Police Handcuffs; Richard Alf Comics; Robert Bell Comics
  15. 14. ["A special introductor offer"]
    Blair Quality Products
  16. 15. Hey, Believer! Have We Got a New Kung Fu Mag for You!
    Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  17. 16. ["You recieve..."]
    Fighting Ships; Tank Trap
  18. 17. ["Dear Gerry, Rich, Frank, Joe, and Roy, Now that I've finally..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  19. 18. Statement of Ownership
  20. 19. ["Cut along dotted line-seal (paste or tape) and mail"]
    Cheerful Card / Cheerful House Cards and Stationery
  21. 20. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling American Seeds."]
    American Seeds
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • JW "David" Asher
  • Nick Caputo
  • Steve Coates
  • Del Gruber
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jason Sacks
  • Per Sandell
  • Steven Tice