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Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) comic books

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 1 CBCS 4.0 SS

    • Paper: White
    • Verified Sig: Jack Kirby (on 1st page).
    • Label #498747-001
    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. The issue that started the Marvel Age of comics. First appearance of Mr. Fantastic, the Thing, the Human Torch (Johnny Storm), and the Invisible Girl as they battle the Mole Man in "The Fantastic Four!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Dr. Reed Richards takes his friends on a rocket trip that changes their lives forever. The Fantastic Four Meet the Mole Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Atomic plants disappear all around the world; Reed Richards pinpoints a place which is at the same distance from them all: Monster Isle. The Moleman's Secret!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Having captured the Fantastic Four, Moleman recounts how he discovered his underground kingdom. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1962 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 2 VG- 3.5

    • Moisture damage to back cover.
    Starts Jan 6

    Last 10-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. The Skrulls make their first appearance in "The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls From Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Four shape-changing Skrulls pose as the Fantastic Four and act as criminals while the true ones are in the country and recall their origin. Part 2 Prisoner of the Skrulls; The real FF is imprisoned by the government for their criminal acts; They escape and decide to flush out the imitating Skrulls. The Fantastic Four Fight Back!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. Thing pin-up by Kirby, inks by Klein. The Fantastic Four... Captured!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; The four Skrull spies are captured, forced to take on the form of cows and then hypnotized to forget all of their former lives. NOTE: This volume holds key clues to the Secret Invasion. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Published Jan 1962 by Marvel.

    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 2 FR 1.0

    • 2.25" Cumulative spine split.
    Starts Oct 7

    Last 10-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. The Skrulls make their first appearance in "The Fantastic Four Meet the Skrulls From Outer Space!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; Four shape-changing Skrulls pose as the Fantastic Four and act as criminals while the true ones are in the country and recall their origin. Part 2 Prisoner of the Skrulls; The real FF is imprisoned by the government for their criminal acts; They escape and decide to flush out the imitating Skrulls. The Fantastic Four Fight Back!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein. Thing pin-up by Kirby, inks by Klein. The Fantastic Four... Captured!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Klein; The four Skrull spies are captured, forced to take on the form of cows and then hypnotized to forget all of their former lives. NOTE: This volume holds key clues to the Secret Invasion. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 3 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Jan 6

    First 12-cent issue. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. First appearance of the Miracle Man in "The Menace of the Miracle Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky; The Miracle Man performs his super-villain debut at his magic show by humiliating the Thing. Johnny Storm the Human Torch! Pin-Up Page, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. Chapter II "The Monster Lives!"; Miracle Man declares war on humanity and animates a movie monster statue. Chapter III "The Flame that Died!"; Human Torch torches the animated Monster from Mars-statue and Invisible Girl stowes away on the atomic tank that Miracle Man has stolen. Chapter IV "In the Shadow of Defeat!"; The Thing recalls the origin of the Fantastic Four while the Invisible Girl is taken prisoner by Miracle Man. Chapter V "The Final Challenge!" This issue features the first appearances of the FF costumes and the Fantasticar. First FF letters page; letter to the editor from comics artist Alan Weiss. (For the original, unused Kirby/Dick Ayers cover to this issue, see Fantastic Four 224.) 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 8 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. First appearance of Puppet Master and Alicia Masters in "Prisoners of the Puppet Master!" (making this the fourth issue in a row that has either "prisoners" or "captives" in the title!), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master tests his radioactive clay that gives him the power to remotely control people that are modeled in the clay. The Human Torch character profile. "The Hands of the Puppet Maker" Part 2; The Puppet Master gets the Thing under his command and imprisons the Invisible Girl; He then sends the Thing and Alicia Masters to infiltrate the Baxter Building. "The Lady and the Monster!" Part 3; While acting under the Puppet Master's influence, the Thing is subjected to one of Mister Fantastic's potions that changes him back to Ben Grimm. "Face-to-face with the Puppet Master!" Part 4; The Puppet Master stages a jailbreak just to prove his might. Death of a Puppet! Part 5; The jail break is stopped by the Fantastic Four and the Puppet Master falls to what seems to be his death. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 8 FR/GD 1.5

    • 6" Cumulative spine split (partially taped from interior. Cover detached.
    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. First appearance of Puppet Master and Alicia Masters in "Prisoners of the Puppet Master!" (making this the fourth issue in a row that has either "prisoners" or "captives" in the title!), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master tests his radioactive clay that gives him the power to remotely control people that are modeled in the clay. The Human Torch character profile. "The Hands of the Puppet Maker" Part 2; The Puppet Master gets the Thing under his command and imprisons the Invisible Girl; He then sends the Thing and Alicia Masters to infiltrate the Baxter Building. "The Lady and the Monster!" Part 3; While acting under the Puppet Master's influence, the Thing is subjected to one of Mister Fantastic's potions that changes him back to Ben Grimm. "Face-to-face with the Puppet Master!" Part 4; The Puppet Master stages a jailbreak just to prove his might. Death of a Puppet! Part 5; The jail break is stopped by the Fantastic Four and the Puppet Master falls to what seems to be his death. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 9 FN- 5.5

    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Third Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner in "The End of the Fantastic Four!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Fantastic Four are bankrupt and the Sub-Mariner is scheming to use this. How the Human Torch Flies! character profile. Part 2 Sub-Mariner Gives the Orders!; The Sub-Mariner offers the Fantastic Four one million dollars if they star in a film that he's producing. Part 3 "The Fury of Mr. Fantastic"; Mr. Fantastic discovers that the film project is a setup. Part 4 "The Flame of Battle"; Human Torch and Thing discover that the film project is a setup. Vengeance Is Ours! Part 5; The film is produced and an unwilling Sub-Mariner pays the Fantastic Four their money. Letter to the editor from MyComicShop president Buddy Saunders! 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 10 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Doctor Doom returns in the appropriately-named "The Return of Doctor Doom!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Doctor Doom returns from his unwanted journey in space and visits Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in order to make them set a trap for the Fantastic Four. The Invisible Girl pinup by Kirby and Ayers. Part 2 "Back from the Dead!"; Doctor Doom tells how he managed to return to Earth with the help of the Ovoids and then he changes bodies with Mr. Fantastic using Ovoid technology. Part 3 "The End of Mr. Fantastic?"; Doctor Doom convinces the rest of the Fantastic Four that he is Mr Fantastic. Part 4 "No Place to Turn!"; Doctor Doom (as Mr. Fantastic) displays his new shrinking-ray and Mr. Fantastic (in Doom's body) escapes his captivity in Doom's castle. Part 5 "The Real Doctor Doom!" Cameos by the Mole Man, the Miracle Man, the Skrulls, the Sub-Mariner, the Ant-Man, the Hulk, and Thor. Letter to the editor from Rocket's Blast editor G.B. Love. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 11 FN- 5.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover art by Jack Kirby. Origin and first appearance of the Impossible Man in "The Impossible Man!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The police call the Fantastic four to help against a childish extra-terrestrial. A Visit with the Fantastic Four, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Willie Lumpkin (first appearance) brings to the Fantastic Four their huge mailbag; It makes them think about their youths and their origin. Cameos by Skrulls and Doctor Doom. Pin-up of Namor and his undersea headquarters, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 14 FN 6.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. The Merciless Puppet Master, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four; This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner. Cameos by Doctor Doom, the Mole Man, and a Skrull. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 15 VG 4.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. First appearance of the Mad Thinker in "The Fantastic Four Battle the Mad Thinker and His Awesome Android!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Mad Thinker has summoned gang leaders to try to become the king of New-York; To achieve his goal, he must defeat the Fantastic Four; So he makes sure they are all offered interesting opportunities; While they disband, the Thinker uses the Baxter Building to build his Awesome Android. The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Half-page ads for Sgt. Fury # 1 and the next issue of Fantastic Four. Fantastic Four Fan Clubs ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 17 FN- 5.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers. Defeated by Doctor Doom!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; Back from the Micro-world, Doctor Doom attacks the Fantastic Four once more by kidnapping Alicia. Ant-Man guest appearance. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 18 GD+ 2.5

    • 1" Spine split from bottom. Chew.
    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. Origin and first appearance of the Super Skrull in "A Skrull Walks Among Us!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Skrull Emperor sends the Super-Skrull, a Skrull possessing all the powers of the Fantastic Four, to conquer Earth. In answer to a question from Paul B. Weinstein about who originated the corner cover symbol box, Stan Lee replied: "Steve Ditko dreamed up the idea, and we're sure glad he did!" 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 19 VG/FN 5.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. First appearance of Pharaoh Rama-Tut in "Prisoners of the Pharoah!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Fantastic Four return to Ancient Egypt to try to find a cure for Alicia's blindness and are met by Rama-Tut, a time traveler from the year 3000. Cameos by the Mole Man, the Puppet Master, the Super-Skrull, and Doctor Doom. Letter to the editor from comics writer Steve Gerber. The events of this very issue can be seen from different points of view in the pages of Doctor Strange (1974 2nd Series) #53 and Avengers West Coast (1985) #22. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 21 FN 6.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Paul Reinman. First appearance of the Hate-Monger in "The Hate-Monger!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; Nick Fury, now a colonel in the CIA, enlist the aid or the Fantastic Four against the Hate-Monger even though they are under the control of his Hate-Ray. First Sgt. Fury cross-over. Spider-Man cameo. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 25 GD+ 2.5

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos. The Hulk Vs. The Thing, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos [as G. Bell]; Hulk understands that Rick Jones has deserted him for the Avengers; He comes back to New York to get his revenge on the Avengers but the Fantastic Four are there to stop him; And the Thing is the only one with a chance to defeat him. Third Avengers cross-over; second Silver Age Captain America appearance. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 26 GD+ 2.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. The Avengers Take Over!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos [as George Bell]; The Avengers join the fight against Hulk. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 28 CGC 5.0

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Other - see grading notes
    • 3" crack to bottom of back of slab extending to left side edge.
    • Label #0270760002
    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Sol Brodsky. We Have to Fight the X-Men!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Puppet Master makes a model of Professor X and commands him to send the X-Men after the FF; When Xavier regains control of his senses, the Mad Thinker sends in his Android to finish off both teams. The Mad Thinker and the Puppet Master appearances. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 29 GD+ 2.5

    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Water damage.
    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. It Started on Yancy Street!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; the FF run from the jeers and pranks of the Yancy Street Gang; the FF battles the Red Ghost; the Super Apes take off in FFs ship, leaving them abandoned; the Watcher returns them home. Cameos by the Puppet Master, the Mole Man, the Super-Skrull, the Miracle Man, Doctor Doom, the Sub-Mariner, and the Mad Thinker. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 31 GD/VG 3.0

    • 1/2" spine tear from top.
    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. The Mad Menace of the Macabre Mole Man!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Mole Man lowers blocks of New York City into his realm; Sue is injured in the ensuing battle and can only be saved by a surgery performed by her escaped felon father. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 36 GD/VG 3.0

    • Heavy cover oxidation.
    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Intro and first appearance of Madam Medusa (of the Inhumans) in The Frightful Four!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Reed and Sue announce their engagement. The Wizard forms the Frightful Four and attacks the Baxter Building. The Frightful Four include Medusa, the Wizard, the Sandman, and Paste-Pot Pete. Brief appearances by the Avengers, the X-Men, and Spider-Man. Letter to the editor from comics artist Dave Cockrum. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 36 GD/VG 3.0

    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone. Intro and first appearance of Madam Medusa (of the Inhumans) in The Frightful Four!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone; Reed and Sue announce their engagement. The Wizard forms the Frightful Four and attacks the Baxter Building. The Frightful Four include Medusa, the Wizard, the Sandman, and Paste-Pot Pete. Brief appearances by the Avengers, the X-Men, and Spider-Man. Letter to the editor from comics artist Dave Cockrum. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 39 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone and Wally Wood (on Daredevil figure). A Blind Man Shall Lead Them!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray] and Wally Wood (Matt Murdock and Daredevil figures); Reed devises mechanical devices to enable the FF to duplicate their vanished super-powers; Matt Murdoch visits the FF and Dr. Doom attacks; Daredevil assists the FF in battling Doom. Cameos by Medusa, the Wizard, the Sandman, and the Trapster. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 39 GD/VG 3.0

    • Heavy cover oxidation.
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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone and Wally Wood (on Daredevil figure). A Blind Man Shall Lead Them!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia [as Frank Ray] and Wally Wood (Matt Murdock and Daredevil figures); Reed devises mechanical devices to enable the FF to duplicate their vanished super-powers; Matt Murdoch visits the FF and Dr. Doom attacks; Daredevil assists the FF in battling Doom. Cameos by Medusa, the Wizard, the Sandman, and the Trapster. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 45 CGC 7.5

    • Paper: White
    • Label #2017595001
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance of the Inhumans--Black Bolt, Crystal, Karnak, Triton, and Lockjaw—in Among Us Hide...the Inhumans, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Crystal lures Johnny into a trap where he is captured by the Inhumans; The rest of the FF hurry to his rescue. Appearances by Medusa, Gorgon, the Dragon Man, the Sandman, and the Trapster. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 47 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Beware the Hidden Land!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; After subduing Dragon Man, the FF follow the Inhumans to their Great Refuge. House ad, with covers shown, for Amazing Spider-Man #33, X-Men #16, and Marvel Collectors' Item Classics #1. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 48 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2053266001
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance of Galactus and the Silver Surfer in one of the most famous stories of the Silver Age, The Coming of Galactus!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; 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. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 48 CGC 3.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2045888004
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance of Galactus and the Silver Surfer in one of the most famous stories of the Silver Age, The Coming of Galactus!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; 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. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 48 FR/GD 1.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance of Galactus and the Silver Surfer in one of the most famous stories of the Silver Age, The Coming of Galactus!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; 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. Letter to the editor from comics writer Don McGregor. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 49 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Cracking to bottom left corner front and back back of slab with 4" crack extending onto front of slab.
    • Label #0268806001
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Second appearances of Galactus and the Silver Surfer (First cover appearance for both) in If This Be Doomsday!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Fantastic Four try to slow Galactus while the Watcher takes the Human Torch to find a weapon to defeat Galactus; Alicia Masters convinces Silver Surfer to help humanity. Letter to the editor from comic artist Dave Cockrum. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 49 VG 4.0

    • Cover oxidation.
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Second appearances of Galactus and the Silver Surfer (First cover appearance for both) in If This Be Doomsday!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Fantastic Four try to slow Galactus while the Watcher takes the Human Torch to find a weapon to defeat Galactus; Alicia Masters convinces Silver Surfer to help humanity. Letter to the editor from comic artist Dave Cockrum. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 50 FN- 5.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Galactus battles the Silver Surfer in the conclusion of the Galactus Trilogy, The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; With the aid of the Silver Surfer, the Fantastic Four force Galactus to leave Earth; Johnny Storm begins to attend Metro College and meets Wyatt Wingfoot. Watcher and Inhumans appearances. First appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot. Letter to the editor from comics writer Gerry Conway. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 50 CGC 4.5

    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0270757004
    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Galactus battles the Silver Surfer in the conclusion of the Galactus Trilogy, The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; With the aid of the Silver Surfer, the Fantastic Four force Galactus to leave Earth; Johnny Storm begins to attend Metro College and meets Wyatt Wingfoot. Watcher and Inhumans appearances. First appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot. Letter to the editor from comics writer Gerry Conway. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 52 CGC 5.5

    • Paper: White
    • Label #1262858001
    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance of the Black Panther in The Black Panther!, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Black Panther invites the FF to Wakanda and demonstrates his powers by attacking them. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 55 VG 4.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Fourth appearance of the Silver Surfer in "When Strikes the Silver Surfer!", script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Filled with jealousy, Ben attacks the Silver Surfer. Lockjaw (of the Inhumans) appearance. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 60 VG+ 4.5

    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Doctor Doom steals the Silver Surfer's cosmic powers (part 4 of 4) in The Peril and the Power!, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The FF defeat Dr. Doom. Appearances by the Inhumans, the Watcher, and the Black Panther. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 65 VG/FN 5.0

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    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. ...From Beyond This Planet Earth!, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Ronan the Accuser is dispatched to Earth by the Kree Supreme Intelligence to try the FF for the destruction of the Kree Sentry; The FF resist Ronan and defeat him. Silver Surfer cameo (a sculpture). Crystal (of the Inhumans) guest appearance. Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics # 48. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 66 VF 8.0

    Starts Oct 7

    1st printing. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. The origin of Him (Warlock), part 1 (though he does not appear in this issue) in "What Lurks Behind the Beehive?", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The scientists of the Beehive have kidnapped Alicia Masters and the FF search for her. 36 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 66 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Jan 6

    1st printing. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. The origin of Him (Warlock), part 1 (though he does not appear in this issue) in "What Lurks Behind the Beehive?", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The scientists of the Beehive have kidnapped Alicia Masters and the FF search for her. 36 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 67 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Oct 7

    1st printing. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Origin (part 2) and first appearance of Him (Warlock) in "When Opens the Cocoon!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The FF track the kidnapped Alicia to the Beehive, where the cocoon opens and reveals Him. Crystal (of the Inhumans) appearance. 32 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 67 FN+ 6.5

    Starts Jan 6

    1st printing. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Origin (part 2) and first appearance of Him (Warlock) in "When Opens the Cocoon!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The FF track the kidnapped Alicia to the Beehive, where the cocoon opens and reveals Him. Crystal (of the Inhumans) appearance. 32 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 67 CGC 6.0

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    1st printing. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Origin (part 2) and first appearance of Him (Warlock) in "When Opens the Cocoon!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The FF track the kidnapped Alicia to the Beehive, where the cocoon opens and reveals Him. Crystal (of the Inhumans) appearance. 32 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 67 FN- 5.5

    Starts Apr 6

    1st printing. Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Origin (part 2) and first appearance of Him (Warlock) in "When Opens the Cocoon!", script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The FF track the kidnapped Alicia to the Beehive, where the cocoon opens and reveals Him. Crystal (of the Inhumans) appearance. 32 pgs. $0.12. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 70 FN 6.0

    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. When Fall the Mighty, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The FF defeat the Thinker but they are then attacked by the still brainwashed Ben and the Thinker's android. Crystal (of the Inhumans) appearance. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 72 VF 8.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Where Soars the Silver Surfer!, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Fantastic Four battles the Silver Surfer. Watcher and Crystal (of the Inhumans) guest appearances. House ad for Thor #149 and Amazing Spider-Man #58. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 72 FN/VF 7.0

    Starts Jan 6

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Where Soars the Silver Surfer!, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; The Fantastic Four battles the Silver Surfer. Watcher and Crystal (of the Inhumans) guest appearances. House ad for Thor #149 and Amazing Spider-Man #58. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 73 VF/NM 9.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Daredevil, Thor, and Spider-Man guest star in The Flames of Battle, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Thinking that Dr. Doom still inhabits Daredevil's body, the FF go after Daredevil who has gained some super-powered allies of his own. House ad for Not Brand Echh #7 and Daredevil #38. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; Average number of copies during preceding 12 months: 329,536. This story continues from Daredevil 38. Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics # 55. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 73 VG 4.0

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Daredevil, Thor, and Spider-Man guest star in The Flames of Battle, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Thinking that Dr. Doom still inhabits Daredevil's body, the FF go after Daredevil who has gained some super-powered allies of his own. House ad for Not Brand Echh #7 and Daredevil #38. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation; Average number of copies during preceding 12 months: 329,536. This story continues from Daredevil 38. Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics # 55. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 74 VF- 7.5

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. The Silver Surfer, Galactus, and Crystal (of the Inhumans) guest star in When Calls Galactus, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Galactus dispatches his Punisher to retrieve the Surfer who is protected by the FF. Letters to the editor from comics writers Don McGregor and Tony Isabella. Kirby/Sinnott cover. Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics # 56. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 76 FN- 5.5

    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. The Silver Surfer, Galactus, and Crystal (of the Inhumans) guest star in Stranded in Sub-Atomica!, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Reed, Ben, and Johnny journey to Subatomica to bring the Silver Surfer back to earth. Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics # 58. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 77 FN- 5.5

    Starts Sep 23

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Shall Earth Endure?, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Reed, Ben, and Johnny battle Psycho-Man in the Microverse. Letter to the editor from comics writer Tony Isabella. Reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics # 59. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 80 VF 8.0

    Starts Oct 7

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. First appearance of Tomazooma, the Living Totem in Where Treads the Living Totem!, script by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby (co-plot), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott; Reed, Ben, and Johnny visit Wyatt's tribe and battle a robot designed to look like the Indians' god, Tomazooma. Crystal (of the Inhumans) appearance. 32 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 84 VF- 7.5

    Starts Oct 7

    "The Name is Doom" Part 1 of 4. Guest-starring Nick Fury and Dum Dum Dugan. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott. While flying over the Balkans en route to the United States, the FF's aircraft is intercepted by SHIELD fighter jets! But not to worry, it's just Nick Fury and Dum Dum Dugan seeking help from the Fantastic Four! Apparently SHIELD has discovered the presence of a large robot army somewhere in Central Europe! What country in the region would be capable of building such an army? Of course there is only one…Latveria! And as shown on the classic cover; Reed, Ben, Johnny, and Crystal enter Latveria and search for Doctor Doom! Wow, is that a good idea? The FF may live (or not live) to regret it! (Note: Dr. Doom previously clashed with the FF in Fantastic Four 60.) 32 pages Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 85 FN 6.0

    Starts Sep 30

    "Within this Tortured Land" Part 2 of 4. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott. At the request of SHIELD last issue, the Fantastic Four agreed to invade Latveria and locate a high-tech army of robots! Well, the FF did successfully locate that robot army, but unfortunately also its creator…Doctor Doom! And now Reed, Ben, Johnny, and Crystal are powerless prisoners of the Latverian monarch! Does SHIELD need any more favors?! Let's hope not! However, this isn't Mr. Fantastic's first rodeo in Latveria! Reed has a plan to get out of this mess...doesn't he? Let's hope so, because time is running out for the citizens of Latveria! Cameo appearance by the Invisible Girl. (Notes: This issue includes a full-page ad for Captain America 112. The back page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 531,325; average paid circulation 344,865.) 32 pages Cover price $0.12.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 94 VF 8.0

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    "The Return of the Frightful Four!" First appearance of Agatha Harkness. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jack Kirby and John Verpoorten. The Fantastic Four joyfully reunite at the Baxter Building following Ben's wild adventure against the gangster skrulls last issue. And the first order of business is finding a nanny for Reed and Sue's new baby! Based upon an excellent recommendation, the FF fly to Whisper Hill to meet Agatha Harkness. Will Agatha be able to care for and protect little Franklin in her supernatural home? The fabulous foursome will know soon enough…once the Frightful Four attack! Look out! After the Wizard, Sandman, and Trapster subdue the FF and Medusa, just an old lady and her pet cat stand in their way of victory! The three super-villains should finish off Agatha and Ebony easily, but sometimes appearances can be deceiving…very deceiving! Cameo appearance by Crystal. (Notes: In this story Reed and Sue announce their baby's name…Franklin Benjamin Richards. The Frightful Four battle the FF again in Fantastic Four 129. This issue includes a full-page ad for Avengers 71 and Thor 171. This issue was reprinted in Marvel Treasury Edition 11.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 99 VF+ 8.5

    Starts Oct 7

    "The Torch Goes Wild!" Guest-starring the Inhumans. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jack Kirby and John Verpoorten. The fighting mad Human Torch invades the Hidden Land! And Johnny Storm has just one goal in mind! Reunite with his beloved Crystal and bring her back home to New York City! However Black Bolt and the royal family disagree. So the Human Torch must fight to get what he wants! After Johnny battles past Triton, Karnak, and Medusa; only one inhuman stands in his way! Crystal herself! But wait a minute, the plan was to save Crystal, not fight her! The torch's road to Attilan was paved with good intentions, but now it's turning into a disaster! Can Reed, Sue, and Ben get their youngest teammate under control before he destroys the Inhumans' homeland? Cameo appearance by Gorgon. (Notes: Johnny Storm returns to the Great Refuge (again looking for Crystal) in Fantastic Four 130. This issue includes a half-page survey for readers to complete and mail back to the Marvel bullpen. This story was reprinted in Marvel's Greatest Comics 80.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 100 VF- 7.5

    Starts Oct 7

    The FF battle the Mad Thinker and the Puppet Master in "The Long Journey Home!" Script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Sinnott. Crystal (of the Inhumans) guest stars. Cameo appearances by androids who look like Kang the Conqueror, Doctor Doom, the Hulk, the Dragon Man, the Sub-Mariner, the Hate-Monger, Diablo, the Super-Skrull, the Red Ghost and his Super-Apes, the Wizard, the Trapster, and the Sandman. Kirby/Sinnott cover. Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 112 CGC 8.5

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    "Battle of the Behemoths!" Guest-starring the Hulk. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. One of the landmark FF issues of the bronze age! And an outstanding cover too! The Thing has been a one-man wrecking crew in tearing up the city over the past several hours! And Mr. Fantastic, the Human Torch, and New York's finest are helpless to stop him! But now...enter the Hulk! Wow! The Green Goliath and the blue-eyed idol of millions battle from cover to cover until only one man is left standing! It's clobberin' time! Cameo appearances by Agatha Harkness, Alicia Masters, Franklin, and J. Jonah Jameson. (Notes: This issue was reprinted in Hulk vs. Thing 1 (1999). The Hulk and the Thing previously fought one another in Fantastic Four (1st series) 25 and 26. The powerful pair battle again in Marvel Feature (1st series) 11 and one more time in Giant-Size Super-Stars 1.) Cover price $0.15.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 118 CGC 9.6

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    Starts Oct 21

    "Thunder in the Ruins!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Archie Goodwin. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Mooney. Cover by John Buscema, John Romita (touch-ups), and John Verpoorten. With Crystal by his side, the Master of Alchemy has taken over a banana republic in Central America! When the Human Torch arrives in country, he finds himself fighting not only the national air force, but a brain-washed Crystal too! Can Johnny Storm wrest Crystal from Diablo's clutches? Fortunately, Reed, Sue, and Ben will help! Back up story: "What Mad World?" Script by Archie Goodwin. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Jim Mooney. To save Ben during the battle against Diablo, Lockjaw temporarily teleports the Thing to another world. But it's a strange world indeed as Reed Richards is the one that was transformed into the Thing; while Ben Grimm married Susan Storm. Perhaps Ben should get back to his own reality posthaste, before he sees too much! First appearance of the Reed Richards of Alternate Earth (Earth-A). (Notes: Diablo returns in Fantastic Four 193. Crystal appears next in Fantastic Four 130, but plays a prominent role behind the scenes in Avengers 104. The Thing (aka Reed Richards) of Earth-A returns in Fantastic Four 160. Alternate Earth would later be renamed Earth-721.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 276 CGC 9.8

    • Paper: White
    • Label #1559679003
    Starts Oct 21

    "Suffer a Witch to Live...!" Part 1 of 2. Doctor Strange cameo. Story by John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Jerry Ordway. Cover by John Byrne. When Sue and Reed attempt to find a new home in the suburbs where they can raise their son, Franklin, they are soon confronted with a macabre menace they never saw coming. Don't miss the shocking final panel to this shocker! Cover price $0.60.

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    Auction Item: Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 387H CGC 9.8

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    Starts Oct 7

    Giant-sized issue - Holo-prism Die-Cut Cover. "Nobody gets Out Alive!" Part 1 of 6. Guest-starring Namor and Ant Man (Scott Lang). Story by Tom DeFalco and Paul Ryan. Art Paul Ryan and Danny Bulanadi. Cover Paul Ryan. Johnny and Lyja talk about their baby (i.e. egg). Plus, an ominous warning from the future tells the Fantastic Four that their fates are sealed. This sets the team off on one of their most epic adventures yet. All this and the enigmatic Watcher too. Cover price $2.95.