Fantastic Four #4

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
May 1962
Page count
36?
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16933

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide 1. The Coming of the Sub-Mariner! (Fantastic Four) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Untitled

Notes

Characters added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

Show/hide 2. The Coming of... Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch! (Fantastic Four) Unknown, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-643
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Monster from Mars-statue (flashback); Miracle Man (flashback)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
The Comic of… Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!
 
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #189 (December 1977)
The Coming of… Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!

Synopsis

The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch.

Show/hide 3. Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner! (Fantastic Four) Unknown, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!
 
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #189 (December 1977)
Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!

Synopsis

Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner.

Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22) Revival of the Sub-Mariner as a noble anti-hero.

Show/hide 4. Chapter 3 Let the World Beware! (Fantastic Four) Unknown, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-643
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Chapter 3 Let The World Beware!
 
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #189 (December 1977)
Chapter 3 Let the World Beware!

Synopsis

The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory.

Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

Show/hide 5. Chapter 4 Sub-Mariner's Revenge! (Fantastic Four) Unknown, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Giganto (introduction)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Chapter 4 Sub-Mariner's Revenge!

Synopsis

The Sub-Mariner sends Giganto to smash New York.

Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

Show/hide 6. Mister Fantastic (The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Notes

Pin-up of Reed Richards/Mr.Fantastic

Show/hide 7. Chapter 5 Return to the Deep! (Fantastic Four) Unknown, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-643
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Giganto (death)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Chapter 5 Return to the Deep!

Synopsis

The Thing walks into Giganto with a bomb and blows him up. The Human Torch sweeps the Sub-Mariner and Giganto away into the sea. The Sub-Mariner says "I'll be back!"

Notes

Sequence added by Per Sandell (2006-01-22)

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Fantastic 4 Fan Page) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic 4 Fan Page
Characters
Thing; Invisible Girl

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Len Blake, Anthony Gonzales, S. Goldberg, Shirley Howard, Bruce Fogel, Jim Moony, and "unsigned."


Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 101301

Cover added

  • 25/02/2016

Index completed

  • 25/02/2016

Last updated

  • 25/02/2016