Essential Fantastic Four #1

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
October 1998
Page count
528
Cover price
14.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/134385

Credits

Editing
Polly Watson

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Fantastic Four) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Alan Davis
Colours
Marie Javins
Show/hide 1. Fantastic Four #1 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein?
Christopher Rule?

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1

Notes

The Essential FF paperbacks do not have credits for the reprinted covers. Cover inker credits are from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four (1961 series).

Show/hide 2. The Fantastic Four (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
v-372
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]] (introduction and origin of all); Mole Man (introduction and origin)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Christopher Rule ?
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1

Synopsis

Dr. Reed Richards takes his friends on a rocket trip that changes their lives forever.

Notes

Although this book's table of contents includes story credits, it does not identify this story's inker. Inking credit from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four #1. Inking often attributed to Dick Ayers and occasionally Art Simek. The given credit reflects the current consensus. Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Show/hide 3. Fantastic Four #2 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Skrulls

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #2
Show/hide 4. The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls from Outer Space! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Super-hero
Code
v-457
Characters
Skrulls (introduction); Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Thing]

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Letters
John Duffy

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #2

Notes

Inking credit from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four #2.

Show/hide 5. Fantastic Four #3 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3

Notes

Has the caption,"The Greatest Comic Magazine in the World!!"

Show/hide 6. The Fantastic Four, in... The Menace of the Miracle Man (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
v-563
Characters
Fantastic Four [Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Miracle Man (villain, introduction)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3

Notes

The Fantastic Four begin wearing costumes in this story. 1st appearances of the Fantasticar and the Fantastic Four's headquarters (Baxter Building; unnamed in this story; cut-away diagram appears on pg. 5).

Show/hide 7. Fantastic Four #4 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #4

Notes

Beginning this issue, the words, "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine!" appear at the top of every cover.

Show/hide 8. The Fantastic Four in the Coming of... Sub-Mariner! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Super-hero
Code
v-643
Characters
Fantastic Four [Thing [Benjamin Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner (1st Silver Age appearance)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #4
Show/hide 9. Fantastic Four #5 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Human Torch; The Thing; Mr. Fantastic]; Dr. Doom

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #5
Show/hide 10. The Fantastic Four, in... "Prisoners of Doctor Doom!" (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Super-hero
Code
v-735
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Dr. Doom (introduction; origin); Hulk (cameo on pg. 2)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #5

Notes

Johnny Storm is shown reading The Incredible Hulk #1.

Show/hide 11. Fantastic Four #6 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Sub-Mariner; Dr. Doom

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #6
Show/hide 12. The Fantastic Four in "Captives of the Deadly Duo!" (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Thing]; Sub-Mariner; Dr. Doom

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #6 (September 1962)
Captives of the Deadly Duo! Part 1
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #5 ([1975?])
The Captives of the Deadly Duo
 
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #192 (March 1978)
Captives of the Deadly Duo! Part 1
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Fantastic Four in "Captives of the Deadly Duo!"
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #6

Notes

1st Dr. Doom/Sub-Mariner team-up. Baxter Building 1st named.

Show/hide 13. Fantastic Four #7 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing; Invisible Girl]

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Jack Kirby

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From GCD
From Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #7
Show/hide 14. Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Kurrgo; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing; Invisible Girl]

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #7
Show/hide 15. Fantastic Four #8 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, Human Torch, The Thing]; Puppet-Master

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8
Show/hide 16. Prisoners of the Puppet Master! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; The Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Puppet Master (introduction)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8 (November 1962)
Prisoners of the Puppet Master!
Also printed
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #195 ([June 1978])
Prisoners of the Puppet-Master! [Part 1]
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Fantastic Four in: Prisoners of the Puppet Master!
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8
Show/hide 17. Fantastic Four #9 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #9
Show/hide 18. The End of the Fantastic Four! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #9 (December 1962)
The End of the Fantastic Four!
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #6 ([June 1975?])
The End of the Fantastic Four!
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The End of the Fantastic Four!
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #9
Show/hide 19. Fantastic Four #10 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Doctor Doom; Stan Lee; Jack Kirby

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #10
Show/hide 20. The Return of Doctor Doom! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Alicia Masters; Dr. Doom (villain); Stan Lee; Jack Kirby

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #10 (January 1963)
The Return of Doctor Doom!
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #7 ([July 1975?])
The Return of Doctor Doom!
 
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #7 ([July 1975?])
The Return of Doctor Doom!
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Return of Doctor Doom!
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #10
Show/hide 21. Fantastic Four #11 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Impossible Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Al Hartley ? (retouches)
Inks
?
Al Hartley ? (retouches)

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #11
Show/hide 22. A Visit with the Fantastic Four (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 11 pages
Show/hide 23. The Impossible Man (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Impossible Man

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1 (November 1961)
Untitled
 
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #11 (February 1963)
The Impossible Man
Also printed
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Impossible Man
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #11
Show/hide 24. Fantastic Four #12 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Hulk

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #12
Show/hide 25. The Incredible Hulk (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [The Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Mr. Fantastic]; Hulk; Alicia Masters; General "Thunderbolt" Ross; Rick Jones; Dr. Karl Kort

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #12
Show/hide 26. Fantastic Four #13 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Invisible Girl; Human Torch

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
Jack Kirby
Al Hartley ? (retouches)

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #13
Show/hide 27. The Fantastic Four Versus the Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Red Ghost; the Red Ghost's super apes; the Watcher

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Artie Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #13
Show/hide 28. Fantastic Four Feature Page (Human Torch) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Human Torch

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8

Notes

The pin-up pages in this book are reprinted out of sequence.

Show/hide 29. Fantastic Four #14 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Human Torch; The Thing; Mr. Fantastic]; Sub-Mariner

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #14
Show/hide 30. The Merciless Puppet Master (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [The Thing; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch]; Puppet Master; Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters; Mole Man (cameo; flashback); Skrulls (cameo; flashback); Dr. Doom (cameo; flashback)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #14
Show/hide 31. A Fantastic Four Feature Page! (Human Torch) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Human Torch

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #9
Show/hide 32. Fantastic Four #15 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing; Mad Thinker; the Thinker's Android

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #15
Show/hide 33. The Fantastic Four Battle the Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mad Thinker; the Thinker's Android

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #15
Show/hide 34. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page Featuring in this Issue: The Thing (Thing) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Thing
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Thing

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Klein
Letters
John Duffy

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #2

Notes

Inker credit from the GCD's index of Fantastic Four #2.

Show/hide 35. Fantastic Four #16 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [the Thing; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Dr. Doom; Ant Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #16
Show/hide 36. The Micro-World of Doctor Doom! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richard]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Alicia Masters; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; The Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (cameo)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #16 (July 1963)
The Micro-World of Doctor Doom!
Also printed
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #210-211 (September-October 1979)
The Micro-World of Doctor Doom!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #6 (1988)
The Micro-World of Doctor Doom
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Micro-World of Doctor Doom!
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #16
Show/hide 37. Fantastic Four #17 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; the Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Dr. Doom

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

Reprint history

From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #17
Show/hide 38. Defeated by Doctor Doom! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dr. Doom (villain); Alicia Masters; Nikita Krushchev (cameo)

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #17
Show/hide 39. Fantastic Four #18 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [The Thing; Human Torch; Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic]; Super-Skrull

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #18
Show/hide 40. A Skrull Walks Among Us! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Super-Skrull (introduction); Dr. Doom (cameo); Skull Emperor (introduction); Skrulls

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #18
Show/hide 41. Fantastic Four #19 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; Thing; Rama-Tut

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Paul Reinman

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #19
Show/hide 42. Prisoners of the Pharoah! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Rama-Tut (villain, introduction); Alicia Masters

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Sam Rosen

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #19
Show/hide 43. Fantastic Four #20 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Girl, Human Torch, The Thing]; Molecule Man

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
George Roussos

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #20
Show/hide 44. The Mysterious Molecule Man! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; The Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Molecule Man (introduction); The Watcher; The Yancy Street Gang; Alicia Masters

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Steve Ditko ? (page 17, panel 3)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

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First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #20 (November 1963)
The Mysterious Molecule Man!
Also printed
United States
Marvel Collectors' Item Classics (Marvel, 1965 series) #14 (April 1968)
The Mysterious Molecule Man
 
Australia
Newton Spectacular (Newton, 1976 series) #1 ([August 1976?])
The Mysterious Molecule Man
 
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #218-219 (May-June 1980)
The Mysterious Molecule Man!
 
United States
Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #6 (1988)
The Mysterious Molecule Man
 
United States
Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #1 (2005)
The Mysterious Molecule Man!
From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #20
Show/hide 45. Fantastic Four Annual #1 (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Spider-Man; Doctor Doom

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #1
Show/hide 46. Untitled (Fantastic Four) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #1
Show/hide 47. Untitled (Fantastic Four) Comic story, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Jack Kirby (plot)
Stan Lee (plot
dialogue)
Pencils
Jack Kirby

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #1
Show/hide 48. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page (Human Torch) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Human Torch
Genre
Superhero
Code
v-564

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3
Show/hide 49. Fantastic Four Feature Page (Mr. Fantastic) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Fantastic
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Art Simek

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From GCD
from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #16
Show/hide 50. Untitled (Fantastic Four) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Alan Davis
Colours
Marie Javins

Notes

Back Cover.


Notes

528-page trade paperback featuring black & white reprints from Fantastic Four (Marvel 1961 series) #1-20 and Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel; 1963 series) #1.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 62898

Index completed

  • 10/07/2011