(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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin (layouts); Al Milgrom
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't tackle him alone, Thing! He's too strong!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mister Fantastic; the Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Hulk

Indexer Notes

Starlin layouts and Milgrom finished pencils per Milgrom. Info per Jason Schachter. In Back Issue #63, April 2013, Starlin incorrectly credits Jimmy James with finished 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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
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.
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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Don't tackle him alone, Thing! He's too strong!"]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Like a Beast at Bay!
    Hulk
  3. 2. Will the Real Reed Richards Please Stand Up?
  4. 3. The Owl, Ominous Overlord of Crime!
    Daredevil
  5. 4. Reed Richards -- Mr. Fantastic and Sue Storm -- the Invisible Girl
    Marvel Mini-Poster
  6. 5. Mysterio!
  7. 6. FOOM
  8. 7. Doctor Doom
    The Fantstic Four's Hall of Infamy!
  9. 8. ["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."]
    The Mighty Marvel Mailbag
  10. 9. The Story of How the Fabulous Fantastic Four First Met the Incredible Hulk
    Fantastic Four
  11. 10. Mission: Stop the Hulk! Part 2
    Fantastic Four
  12. 11. And Now -- the Thing!
    Fantastic Four
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