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Issue Details

Issue #48
Published March 1966
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.12 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "The Coming of Galactus!"

Characters The Watcher; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; The Thing]
Genre superhero
Pencils Jack Kirby
Inks Joe Sinnott
Reprinted in Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #25; in Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four (Marvel, 2003 series) #5; in Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #2; in Fantastici Quattro, I (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #44; in Fantastic Four : L'int├ęgrale (Panini Comics (fr), 2003 series) #1966

20 page Fantastic Four story "The Coming of Galactus!"

Characters FEATURE: Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; The Thing]; GUESTS: The Silver Surfer; The Watcher; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Karnak; Gorgon; Medusa; Crystal]; VILLAINS: Galactus; Maximus; Seeker; Skrulls
Synopsis Black Bolt and the Fantastic Four put an end to Maximus's plan to destroy all the humans. Once the Fantastic Four return to New York the Watcher tells them of the coming danger of Galactus.
Genre superhero
Script Stan Lee
Pencils Jack Kirby
Inks Joe Sinnott
Letters Artie Simek
Notes This is the first issue of the three-part story which introduces Galactus and the Silver Surfer.
Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics (Marvel, 1969 series) #35; in Marvel Treasury Edition (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 [edited]; in Fantastic Four, The (Simon and Schuster, 1979 series) #nn; in Marvel Masterworks (Marvel, 1987 series) #25; in Silver Surfer: The Coming of Galactus (Marvel, 1992 series) #nn; in Wizard Ace Edition: Fantastic Four (Marvel / Wizard, 2002 series) #48; in Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four (Marvel, 2003 series) #5; in Fantastic Four Omnibus (Marvel, 2005 series) #2; in Fantastici Quattro, I (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #44; in Aventure des Fantastiques, Une (Editions Lug, 1973 series) #1; in Aventure des Fantastiques, Une (Editions Lug, 1973 series) #2; in Aventure des Fantastiques, Une (Editions Lug, 1973 series) #39 (1986); in Aventure des Fantastiques, Une (Editions Lug, 1973 series) #40 (1986); in Fantastic Four (Betty, 1998 series) #[nn]; in Fantastic Four : L'int├ęgrale (Panini Comics (fr), 2003 series) #1966

1 page Fantastic Four Fan Page letters page

Synopsis Letters of comment from Janey Davis, Houston TX; Leonard Tirado, Saratoga Springs NY; Robert Brissette, Caribou ME; Don McGregor, West Warwick RI; Alice Jean Schorfheide, Belleville, IL; Ty Bizony, New York NY; and Marlene Jablon, Chicago IL.
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