(March 17, 1973)

Marvel UK, 1972 Series
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Price:
0.05 GBP
Pages:
40
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management London Ltd.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [open magazine]
Editing:
Pippa M. Melling
Color:
Colour front and back covers; Black and White with some Colour interior
Dimensions:
Magazine size

["Don't tackle him alone, Thing! He's too strong!"] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Starlin (layout); Jimmy James (pencils)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mister Fantastic; the Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Hulk

Indexer Notes

According to an interview with Jim Starlin in Back Issue #63, April 2013, he laid out the cover and Jimmy James completed the art.

Art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #12.

Like a Beast at Bay! (Table of Contents: 1)

Hulk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (layouts); Mike Esposito (pencils)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Rick Jones; Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross; Glen Talbot; Leader
Reprints:

Will the Real Reed Richards Please Stand Up? (Table of Contents: 2)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mister Fantastic
Synopsis:
A find-the-errors page

The Owl, Ominous Overlord of Crime! (Table of Contents: 3)

Daredevil / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Owl; Daredevil; George Grey; Franklin "Foggy" Nelson; Karen Page; "Sad" Sam Simms; "Ape" Horgon
Reprints:

Reed Richards -- Mr. Fantastic and Sue Storm -- the Invisible Girl (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Mini-Poster / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mysterio! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

FOOM (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Doctor Doom (Table of Contents: 7)

The Fantstic Four's Hall of Infamy! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Doom
Reprints:

["Dear Stan, I read the Might World of Marvel every week and am constantly amazed at the great variety of super-villains you've been using in your stories."] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Mighty Marvel Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters of comment from Carl Gafford, Leeds; Cara Sherman, North Bolton; and Mike Harris, Liverpool.

The Story of How the Fabulous Fantastic Four First Met the Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents: 9)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Thing; Alicia Masters; Human Torch; Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross; Captain Nelson
Reprints:

Mission: Stop the Hulk! Part 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross; Mister Fantastic; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; the Thing; Karl Kort; Bruce Banner [Hulk]; Rick Jones
Reprints:

And Now -- the Thing! (Table of Contents: 11)

Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Thing
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

back cover