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  • Issue #101
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 101
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    "Bedlam at the Baxter Building!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott. The first 100 issues of the World's Greatest Comic Magazine are in the books! And the next one hundred begin with a threat from the Maggia! The deadly crime syndicate has somehow bought the Baxter Building, and now the misguided mobsters want to evict the FF! But the Fantastic Four aren't giving up their headquarters without a fight! When the Maggia hoodlums invade the building; Reed, Sue, Ben, Johnny, and Crystal strike back! Cameo appearances by Alicia Masters and Franklin. (Notes: This issue was reprinted in Fantastic Four 180. The letters page includes letters from comics writer J.M. DeMatteis and comics artist Alan Kupperberg, respectively. This issue includes a half-page ad for Astonishing Tales 1 featuring Doctor Doom and Ka-Zar.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #102
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 102

    "The Strength of the Sub-Mariner" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Romita and John Verpoorten. Prince Namor travels to Antarctica to explore a mysterious subsea shockwave! The Sub-Mariner's investigation leads to the Savage Land and an unconscious man lying on the ground. Who is this gentleman? Readers of the X-Men would know...but unfortunately the Avenging Son does not! Once the Atlanteans take the Master of Magnetism back to Atlantis, he begins to encourage Namor to attack the surface world. Will the Sub-Mariner fall for Magneto's ploy? Regrettably, the Fantastic Four make the choice easy for Namor, when the Thing accidentally fires a missile at Atlantis! Cameo appearance by Franklin. (Notes: Magneto previously appeared in Uncanny X-men 63. This is Magneto's first appearance after the X-Men series went into reprint in the early 1970's. This is also Jack Kirby's final issue as the regular penciler on the Fantastic Four series. Jack Kirby pencils part of issue 108.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #103
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 103

    "At War with Atlantis!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Romita. Inks by John Verpoorten. Cover by John Romita and John Verpoorten. The Avenging Son is in all-out attack mode as Atlantis' invasion fleet prepares to strike New York City! And the Master of Magnetism is at Namor's side pushing him into battle! Meanwhile at the Baxter Building, Mr. Fantastic contacts the White House asking for a chance to negotiate with the Sub-Mariner before the U.S. military responds. The president grants Reed Richards' request, so the Thing, Human Torch, and Mr. Fantastic head out to sea to confront the Prince of Atlantis! It's another awesome slugfest between the Sub-Mariner and the Fantastic Four! But while the fight rages in the ocean, Magneto commandeers Namor's flagship and puts his own plans of conquest into motion! Cameo appearances by President Richard Nixon, Lady Dorma, Agatha Harkness, and Franklin. 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #104
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 104

    "Our World Enslaved!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring the Sub-Mariner. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Romita. Inks by John Verpoorten. Cover by John Romita and John Verpoorten. After capturing both the Invisible Girl and Lady Dorma, the Master of Magnetism is in complete control! Magneto has neutralized the United States armed forces and cleared the way for the legions of Atlantis to storm New York City! In a matter of minutes, the X-Men's long-time foe captures the city and sets up his base of operations in Central Park! Unbelievable! Where in the world are the Fantastic Four?!? That's what President Nixon would like to know! Fortunately, one piece of real estate in Manhattan is still free...the Baxter Building! Inside Mr. Fantastic feverishly works on a special weapon to stop Magneto; but Ben, Johnny, and Crystal must buy him time against the attacking Atlanteans! Can Reed's electromagnetic energy converter repulse the Master of Magnetism? It looks like America's final hope! (Note: Magneto returns to battle the Inhumans in Amazing Adventures (2nd series) 9.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #105
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 105
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    "The Monster in the Streets!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Romita. Inks by John Verpoorten. Cover by John Romita and John Verpoorten. While enjoying an afternoon walk through Manhattan, Crystal collapses in the street! The Human Torch rushes her to the Baxter Building, so Reed can diagnose her condition. Unfortunately, the news is not good for the Inhumans' elemental and the youngest member of the FF. Earth's pollution is breaking down Crystal's immune system. She must return to the Hidden Land immediately. It's a heartbreaking farewell for Johnny and Crystal. Meanwhile, a bizarre energy creature is roaming the streets of New York City! The Invisible Girl encounters the powerful being first and then summons her fantastic teammates to the scene! Cameo appearance by Lockjaw. (Note: Crystal appears next in Fantastic Four 117.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #106
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 106

    "The Monster's Secret!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Romita. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Romita and Joe Sinnott. Mister Fantastic has a double crisis on his hands! The Invisible Girl needs help in her fight against the mysterious monster on the streets! While at the same time, Reed's experiment to change the Thing back to flesh-and-blood Ben Grimm reaches a critical stage! The leader of the FF decides to help his wife and leaves Johnny to supervise the experiment! After the Human Torch cools down the high-tech testing equipment, he joins Reed and Sue in the battle vs. the powerful energy creature (aka Larry Rambow)! But while three-fourths of the Fantastic Four are fighting in the city, what's going on back at the Baxter Building...with the unconscious Thing? 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #107
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 107
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    First appearance of Janus in "And Now, the Thing!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Reed's experiment to transform the Thing back to Ben Grimm is a huge success! And now Ben can change back and forth from the Thing at anytime! What a happy day for Ben and Alicia! Meanwhile, a man called Janus visits the Baxter Building and asks his former colleague, Reed Richards, for a favor. He would like to journey into the Negative Zone. Is that really a good idea? Cameo appearances by Agatha Harkness and Franklin. Flashback cameo by Annihilus to recap the events of Fantastic Four Annual 6. 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #108
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 108
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    The FF battle the Nega-Man (first appearance) and Janus in "The Monstrous Mystery of the Nega-Man!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by Jack Kirby, John Buscema, and John Romita. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and John Verpoorten. In brazen fashion Janus overpowers Mr. Fantastic and storms into the Negative Zone! Why?!? Does Janus know what could be waiting for him in the antimatter universe? However Janus (appropriately named after the two-faced roman deity) is also the Nega-Man! And the power of the Negative Zone already courses through his veins! After reviewing their first skirmish with Janus, the FF prepare to charge into the Negative Zone themselves! But hold on, someone else is coming through the portal from the other side! Look out! It's Annihilus! Origin of Janus. Cameo appearance by Annihilus. (Note: This issue contains Jack Kirby's final art on the series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #109
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 109
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    "Death in the Negative Zone!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Janus wants to conquer the Negative Zone! Annihilus wants to conquer the Earth! And the Fantastic Four are caught in the middle! But before either the Nega-Man or Annihilus can reach their destinations, they must do battle against one another first! Meanwhile Reed, Ben, and Johnny cross over into the antimatter universe to thwart Annihilus' plans! However, the Lord of the Negative Zone is virtually unbeatable in his kingdom! It's a super showdown: the Thing, Human Torch, and Mr. Fantastic vs. Annihilus! Cameo appearance by Agatha Harkness. (Note: The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 518,737; average paid circulation 285,639.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #110
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 110

    Corrected color version (The Thing is not green, etc.). "One From Four Leaves Three!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Reed Richards is trapped in the Negative Zone, along with the revitalized Annihilus! Fortunately, Agatha Harkness arrives at the Baxter Building in the nick of a time! Could young Franklin's nanny suddenly become the savior of the universe? Meanwhile, Ben Grimm has been acting very strange since he gained the ability to change back and forth to the Thing. Is something amiss with the blue-eye idol of millions?Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Joe Robertson. (Notes: Annihilus returns in Marvel Team-Up 2. This issue has a pink and green cover variant due to a printing error.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

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    Green error version (The Thing is GREEN, etc.). "One From Four Leaves Three!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Reed Richards is trapped in the Negative Zone, along with the revitalized Annihilus! Fortunately, Agatha Harkness arrives at the Baxter Building in the nick of a time! Could young Franklin's nanny suddenly become the savior of the universe? Meanwhile, Ben Grimm has been acting very strange since he gained the ability to change back and forth to the Thing. Is something amiss with the blue-eye idol of millions? Cameo appearances by J. Jonah Jameson and Joe Robertson. (Notes: Annihilus returns in Marvel Team-Up 2. NOTE: The Thing is green due to a printing error.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #111
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 111
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    "The Thing Amok!" Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and John Verpoorten. The Thing has gone crazy! And now he's running amok in Manhattan! Can the remaining members of the FF halt their rampaging teammate? The Human Torch tackles the Thing first, but to no avail! Ben Grimm looks unstoppable! Is anyone else available? Perhaps someone gargantuan, gamma-radiated, and green...and likes to smash! Oh my, the stage is set for an epic clash of the titans next issue! Cameo appearances by Agatha Harkness, Peter Parker, J. Jonah Jameson, Joe Robertson, and the Hulk. 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #112
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 112
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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.

  • Issue #113
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 113
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    "The Power of the Over-Mind!" Part 1 of 4. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and John Verpoorten. The Thing has gone down to defeat at the hands of the Incredible Hulk. And now Reed, Sue, and Johnny are left to pick up the pieces and administer first aid to Ben Grimm. But while the trio transports the Thing to safety, more problems arise! The police want to arrest the FF, angry citizens want to storm the Baxter Building, and the Watcher wants to talk! Whew, there's no rest for the weary! Fortunately though, the Watcher keeps it brief: "Beware the Over-Mind!" Wow, cryptic words indeed! First appearance of the Over-Mind. Cameo appearances by Bruce Banner, Agatha Harkness, Alicia Masters, Franklin, and New York Mayor John Lindsay. 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #114
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 114

    "But Who Shall Stop the Over-Mind?" Part 2 of 4. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover by John Buscema, John Romita, and Frank Giacoia. Unbelievable! The Fantastic Four are forced to post bail after being arrested for the destruction caused to New York City during the Thing vs. Hulk clash two issues ago! Has the whole city turned against the FF? Or could the Over-Mind be subtlety manipulating everything? Either way, the fabulous foursome will get their first shot at the Over-Mind very soon! And it's going to be a learning experience! Cameo appearance by the Watcher. Flashback cameo by the Hulk. 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #115
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 115
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    "The Secret of the Eternals" Part 3 of 4. Plot by Stan Lee. Script by Archie Goodwin. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema, Frank Giacoia, and John Romita (touch-ups). The Watcher tells the FF the incredible origin of the Over-Mind! But Reed, Sue, Ben, and Johnny don't remember fighting the Eternals' powerful warlord last issue. Did the foursome somehow forget? When Mr. Fantastic starts to put two and two together, the Over-Mind strikes! And now a possessed Reed Richards attacks his teammates and embarks on a mission of conquest for the Over-Mind! Last 15¢ issue. (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad for the first issue of Marvel Feature (1st series) starring the Defenders.) 32 pages Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #116
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 116

    52-page giant issue. "The Alien, the Ally, and Armageddon!" Part 4 of 4. Script by Archie Goodwin. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The Over-Mind is in supreme control! And with Mr. Fantastic by his side, he's set to conquer the Earth! However, Sue, Ben, and Johnny are not giving up! The Thing and Torch bravely attack the Over-Mind one more time, but are defeated again. When the Invisible Girl sees her friends fall, she knows she must find other super-heroes to help! But the Avengers aren't home, and there's no sign of Spider-Man or Daredevil or Prince Namor or even the Hulk! Is anyone else available? Unfortunately, no super-heroes, but what about a super-villain? And one from Latveria no less? Desperate times call for desperate measures...and in stunning fashion Doctor Doom joins the Fantastic Four to battle the near omnipotent Over-Mind! Can Victor Von Doom and his long-time adversaries turn the tide against the Over-Mind? Or will they need help from a stranger? A bronze age classic! Cameo appearances by Jarvis, Agatha Harkness, Franklin, the Watcher, and the Stranger. (Notes: Doctor Doom appears next in Sub-Mariner 47. The Over-Mind returns years later in Defenders 112 and 113. This issue was reprinted in Marvel ?s Greatest Comics 96. The letters page includes a letter from comics editor and writer Bob Rozakis.) 52 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #117
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 117

    "The Flame and the Quest!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Archie Goodwin. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema, John Romita (Crystal), and Joe Sinnott. The FF's epic battle with the Overmind is over. And Johnny Storm is ready to reunite with Crystal (last seen in Fantastic Four 105). But when the Human Torch arrives in the Great Refuge, Crystal is not there, and Maximus has taken over! Where is the inhuman elemental? The torch wants to know and flies to Whisper Hill to seek help from Agatha Harkness and his fabulous teammates. After several hours Agatha's mystic globe reveals the shocking truth! Crystal is in the heart of Central America in the hands of Diablo! Cameo appearances by Alicia Masters and Franklin. First 20¢ issue. (Note: Diablo previously appeared in Marvel Super-Heroes 20.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #118
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 118
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    "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.

  • Issue #119
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 119

    "Three Stood Together!" Guest-starring the Black Panther. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. An autumn afternoon at the Baxter Building is interrupted by a call for help from the country of Wakanda! The Black Panther's chief advisor discloses that T'challa is missing somewhere in the racist republic of Rudyarda! To rescue T'challa and recover the stolen vibranium, the Thing and the Human Torch travel to Rudyarda. But a certain sonically-altered super-villain is waiting to attack! It's a great battle on the African continent...Ben, Johnny, and T'challa vs. Klaw! (Notes: Klaw appears next in Avengers 126. The Black Panther briefly changed his name to the Black Leopard in order to avoid association with a political group in the United States. The new Fantastic Four cover logo debuts with this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #120
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 120
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    First appearance of the Air-Walker Automaton in "The Horror That Walks on Air!" Part 1 of 4. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. The Air Walker has come to Earth! Is he friend or foe? The FF would like to know! So they lure the alien to the Baxter Building in order to study the mysterious visitor! But the U.S. military provokes the Air Walker into action, and the man who walks on air wipes out the soldiers with an awesome display of power! And then makes short work of the Fantastic Four too! This script seems eerily familiar...a mighty being wielding the power cosmic comes to Earth trumpeting the impending doom of the world. Could someone else, perhaps galactic in nature, be following in the Air Walker's wake? First appearance of the Air Walker automation. Cameo appearances by Mary Jane Watson , Agatha Harkness and General Thunderbolt Ross. (Note: This four-part story was reprinted in Marvel Treasury Edition 21.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #121
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 121
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    "The Mysterious Mind-Blowing Secret of Gabriel!" Part 2 of 4 Guest-starring the Silver Surfer and the Air Walker . Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The powerful Air Walker continues to ravage Manhattan and terrorize the civilian populace! The Fantastic Four are helpless to stop him! New York City needs a miracle desperately! How about a silver one riding on a surf board? In dramatic fashion the Silver Surfer arrives to aid the FF! It's a spectacular slugfest in the water, on the ground, and in the sky vs. the man who walks on air! With the cosmic sky-rider by their side, can the Fantastic Four get up off the deck and knock out the Air Walker? An excellent issue! Cameo appearance by Galactus. (Note: The letters page includes a letter from television writer Charles Hoffman.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #122
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 122
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    The Silver Surfer and Galactus guest star in "Galactus Unleashed , " Part 3 of 4 . Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema and inks by Joe Sinnott with touch-ups by John Verpoorten and John Romita Sr.). Cover by John Buscema and John Romita. Wow! Galactus has come back to Earth! Is this the beginning of the end for the third planet from the sun?!? Maybe not. The Ravager of Worlds is willing to make a deal...he'll spare the Earth if the surfer will become his herald again. After the sky-rider declines, the furious free-for-all begins! The Thing, Human Torch, and Silver Surfer vs. Galactus! Awesome! Meanwhile during the battle, Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Girl blast off into space to skyjack Galactus' massive starship! (Notes: Galactus previously appeared in Thor 168 and 169. The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Scott Edelman. The letters page also contains a statement of ownership: average print run 460,000; average paid circulation 275,930.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #123
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 123
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    The Silver Surfer and Galactus guest star in "This World Enslaved! " Part 4 of 4 . Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Sal Buscema. With a bold maneuver, Reed Richards turns the tables on the Devourer of Worlds! After sneaking onboard Galactus' starship, Mr. Fantastic threatens to destroy it unless the cosmic Ravager departs from Earth immediately! Will Reed's gallant gamble succeed? Possibly so, but first Mr. Fantastic has to convince the Silver Surfer, Agatha Harkness, General Thunderbolt Ross, and President Richard Nixon to trust him! The FF are going "all in" vs. Galactus! Will it be blackjack or bust? Cameo appearance by Franklin. (Notes: Galactus appears next in Thor 225. The Fantastic Four tangle with Galactus again in FF 172 thru 175. This four-part story was reprinted in Marvel Treasury Edition 21. The letters page includes a letter from comics editor David McDonnell. This issue includes a full-page ad for the first issue of the Hero For Hire series, later renamed Power Man and Iron Fist.) Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #124
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 124

    "The Return of the Monster!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The FF's cataclysmic confrontation with Galactus and the Silver Surfer is over! But on the way back to the Baxter Building, Reed collapses from total exhaustion; so Ben, Sue, and Johnny rush him to the East Side Medical Pavilion for recovery! Ironically, just a few hours earlier a strange monster was reported inside the medical pavilion. Is someone or something stalking the hospital? After the Thing is knocked out and the Invisible Girl is kidnapped, it certainly appears so! Fortunately though, the ever-present Human Torch is ready to challenge the monster! (Note: The Monster from the Lost Lagoon previously appeared in Fantastic Four 97.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #125
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 125

    The Monster's Secret!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Stan Lee. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. While Ben and Johnny are hunting the Monster from the Lost Lagoon, the Invisible Girl fights to stay alive in an underground cave rapidly filling with water! But thankfully, Sue has an unlikely savior...the monster himself! Why is the alien monster rescuing the Invisible Girl? Reed deduces the creature's motives and devises a happy ending for everyone involved! (Note: This issue concludes Stan Lee's 10-year run (that began with issue number one) as the primary writer for the Fantastic Four title.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #126
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 126
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    "The Way It Began!" Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. A new era begins for the World's Greatest Comic Magazine! But before the new era starts, the fabulous foursome takes a walk down memory lane. Re-telling of the origin of the Fantastic Four, and also the FF's first encounter with the Mole Man. Cameo appearance by Alicia Masters. (Notes: Roy Thomas begins scripting the Fantastic Four series. The cover pays homage to the cover of Fantastic Four 1. The letters page contains a reduced-size reprint of the FF 1 cover.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #127
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 127
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    "Where the Sun Dares Not Shine!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The Thing storms into the underground lair of the Mole Man! Why? To force the FF's long-time adversary into helping Alicia Masters regain her eyesight! But before the blue-eyed idol of millions finds the subsurface villain, he runs into Kala (last seen in Tales of Suspense 43). Is she a friend or foe? Or perhaps the Mole Man's betrothed? In any case Ben Grimm will need his fantastic friends to help him root out the Mole Man! Cameo appearances by Franklin, Agatha Harkness, and Tyrannus. (Note: The Mole Man previously appeared in Captain America 136.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #128A
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 128A

    "Death in a Dark and Lonely Place!" Part 2 of 2. This issue includes a great 4-page glossy insert (with art by John Buscema) of the FF's friends and foes including Doctor Doom, Galactus, the Hulk, Mole Man, Sandman, Silver Surfer, Sub-Mariner, Trapster, Wizard, and the Inhumans. Color glossy inserts were very rare in comic books at this time. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The Mole Man has everything going his way in his subterranean lair! The confused Fantastic Four are fighting one another, while the preparations continue for the destruction of the surface world! But there may be a traitor (or two) in the midst that could foil the Mole Man's plans of grandeur! Can the mindless Subterraneans be trusted? And what about Kala and Tyrannus? Reed, Sue, Ben, and Johnny will take all the help they can get when the battle royal begins! (Notes: In the letters page, Roy Thomas explains that the insert was published to placate the federal government during the national price and wage freeze of the early 1970's.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #128B
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 128B

    "Death in a Dark and Lonely Place!" Part 2 of 2. This issue DOES NOT include the 4-page glossy insert (with art by John Buscema) of the FF's friends and foes including Doctor Doom, Galactus, the Hulk, Mole Man, Sandman, Silver Surfer, Sub-Mariner, Trapster, Wizard, and the Inhumans. Color glossy inserts were very rare in comic books at this time. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The Mole Man has everything going his way in his subterranean lair! The confused Fantastic Four are fighting one another, while the preparations continue for the destruction of the surface world! But there may be a traitor (or two) in the midst that could foil the Mole Man's plans of grandeur! Can the mindless Subterraneans be trusted? And what about Kala and Tyrannus? Reed, Sue, Ben, and Johnny will take all the help they can get when the battle royal begins! (Notes: In the letters page, Roy Thomas explains that the insert was published to placate the federal government during the national price and wage freeze of the early 1970's.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #129
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 129

    "The Frightful Four...Plus One!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Medusa and Thundra (first appearance). Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema, Frank Giacoia, and John Verpoorten. The Fantastic Four have returned to the Baxter Building after finishing their adventure with the Mole Man last issue. But things don't remain quiet for long as Johnny surprisingly announces his intention to go to the Great Refuge! And in a flash the Human Torch departs for the Hidden Land to see Crystal! Moments later another bombshell drops when Agatha Harkness informs Reed and Sue that she can no longer take care of young Franklin. After all the outbursts, Ben decides to go for a walk across town to clear his head. However, he walks right into a battle between the past and present members of the Frightful Four! At an abandoned construction site, Ben Grimm and Medusa fight for their lives against the Sandman, Trapster, Wizard, and Thundra! First appearance of Thundra. Cameo appearance by Black Bolt. 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #130
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 130

    "Battleground: The Baxter Building!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring the Inhumans and Thundra. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by John Buscema. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jim Steranko and Joe Sinnott. The Wizard basks in the glow of the Frightful Four's triumph over Medusa and Ben Grimm! And now the fearsome foursome set their sights on their next targets: Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Girl! Inside the Baxter Building, the final showdown takes place: Reed, Sue, Ben, and Medusa vs. the Sandman, Trapster, Wizard, and Thundra! Will the Fantastic Four survive? Meanwhile, the Human Torch arrives in Attilan, but he can't find Crystal. Where is the Inhumans' elemental? Johnny will have to outmaneuver Gorgon, Karnak, and Triton to find out! 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #131
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 131
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    "Revolt in Paradise!" Part 1 of 2. Guest-starring Quicksilver and the Inhumans. Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Jim Steranko and Joe Sinnott. A fighting mad Human Torch busts into the Great Refuge's barricaded tower looking for Crystal! Johnny Storm finds her all right...and then finds the biggest shock of his life: Quicksilver! What is the mutant speedster doing in Attilan? And in the company of Crystal? Cooler heads don't prevail, and suddenly it's the Human Torch vs. Quicksilver! But a powerful earthquake rocks Attilan and halts the heroes fight! The Inhumans proceed to round up the usual suspect, Maximus, and press him for answers. But Black Bolt's brother doesn't seem to be the enemy this time...it's the Alpha Primitives and Omega! Flashback cameos by Larry Trask and the Sentinels. (Notes: Roy Thomas' bringing together of Crystal and Pietro was a very significant event in the Marvel Universe. Their relationship would spawn many future storylines among the Avengers, Inhumans, and Fantastic Four. Quicksilver previously appeared in Avengers 104. The letters page contains letters from both comics writer Mike Barr and Charles Dixon.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #132
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 132
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    "Omega! The Ultimate Enemy!" Part 2 of 2. Guest-starring Quicksilver and the Inhumans. Script by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Jim Steranko and Frank Giacoia. In the underground lair of the Alpha Primitives, the awesome Omega has seized Crystal! And now the Human Torch and Quicksilver must join forces to set her free! However, the massive android is powerful indeed! It's going to take all of the Inhumans plus Mr. Fantastic and the Thing to stop the invasion of the Alpha Primitives! Can the FF and the royal family defeat the Alphas and Omega? But even if the heroes win, Johnny Storm is still going to lose. (Notes: The Human Torch changes his costume from blue to red in this issue, and Medusa joins the Fantastic Four (through issue 159). The letters page contains a statement of ownership: average print run 457,990; average paid circulation 245,695.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #133
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 133

    "Thundra at Dawn!" Guest-starring Thundra. Plot by Roy Thomas. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ramona Fradon. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. It's New Year's Eve in Times Square! Everyone is in a celebratory mood, except the Fantastic Four. Affairs of the heart are plaguing both Reed and Johnny, while Ben and his girlfriend Alicia are doing great! However, the Thing's fortunes change in a New York minute, when Thundra dramatically reappears at the stroke of midnight, challenges Ben to a fight, and kidnaps Alicia! What a set of revoltin' developments! The colossal confrontation between the two mighty warriors begins at Shea Stadium and ends at the Unisphere (from the 1964 World's Fair)! Can the blue-eyed idol of millions find the inner strength to bring down (the) Thundra? Cameo appearances by Captain America, the Hulk, Iron Man, Power Man, Spider-Man, Thor, Sandman, Trapster, and Wizard. (Notes: This is one of the very few issues that Ramona Fradon drew for Marvel. Gerry Conway begins his 20-issue scripting run on the Fantastic Four series. Thundra appears next in Giant-Size Super-Stars 1.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #134
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 134

    "A Dragon Stalks the Skies!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. Since leaving the FF four issues ago, Susan Richards and her son have been enjoying life in rural Pennsylvania far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Unfortunately though, the Invisible Girl and young Franklin are not far enough away from the grasp of the Dragon Man! Why has the android beast traveled to the keystone state and abducted the wife and son of Mr. Fantastic? The answers lie inside a Long Island research plant...owned by one Gregory Gideon! Cameo appearance by Dorrie Evans. (Notes: Gregory Gideon previously appeared in Fantastic Four (1st series) 34. The Dragon Man's prior appearance was in Sub-Mariner 15.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #135
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 135

    "The Eternity Machine" Part 2 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Mike Esposito. Gregory Gideon is in complete control! The Fantastic Four are his prisoners, and the evil mastermind's Eternity Machine is set to siphon the life forces of Reed, Sue, and Franklin! However, the FF's newest member, Medusa, has a chance to earn her stripes if she can free the Thing, the Human Torch,...and the Dragon Man! Will the fire-breathing beast fight with or against the FF this time? Cameo appearances by Willie Lumpkin, Alicia Masters, and Wyatt Wingfoot. 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #136
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 136
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    "Rock Around the Cosmos!" Part 1 of 2. Plot by Roy Thomas. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. After defeating Gregory Gideon last issue, Reed, Ben, Johnny, and Medusa close down Gideon's Long Island plant and fly back to the Baxter Building. However, one of Gideon's henchmen, Slugger Johnson, has managed to survive the battle. And through a bizarre series of events, the Shaper of Worlds grants Slugger the awesome power to warp reality, specifically warp time reality! Now the fabulous foursome find themselves trapped in 1950's America in the middle of a war between the government patriots and the rebel wild ones! Confusion reigns as the FF are lost in the fifties! Cameo appearances by Gregory Gideon, Thomas Gideon, and the Dragon Man. (Notes: The Shaper of Worlds previously appeared in Incredible Hulk 155. The Dragon Man returns to action in Captain America 248. The letters page includes a letter from comics publisher John Carbonaro.) Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #137
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 137

    "Rumble on Planet 3" Part 2 of 2. Plot by Roy Thomas. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The FF's adventure into a time-warped 1950's America continues...as Mr. Fantastic and the Thing invade a medieval castle looking for a man called the Brain (aka Slugger Johnson incognito)! Moments later, Medusa and the Human Torch join the fight too! After skirmishing with one another, the Fantastic Four finally face their main foe: Warhead! With help from the wild ones, the FF will try to disarm Warhead! Cameo appearance by Thomas Gideon. (Note: The Shaper of Worlds appears next in Incredible Hulk 190.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #138
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 138
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    "Madness is the Miracle Man!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Joe Sinnott. The Miracle Man is back! Where has he been since Fantastic Four issue 3? How about up to no good on the Keewazi Indian Reservation! However, the FF knows someone from the Keewazi tribe...Wyatt Wingfoot! And when Wyatt receives a distress call from a tribal elder, Ben, Johnny, and Medusa travel to Oklahoma to investigate! Will the Miracle Man be happy or sad to see his old adversaries? Either way, the Thing and the torch expect an easy victory, but not so fast! This is the new and improved Miracle Man! 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #139
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 139

    "Target: Tomorrow!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. In stunning fashion the Miracle Man has opened a deep fissure in the earth's crust and dumped Wyatt and the Fantastic Four inside! If the heroes manage to break out, they will face a raging tornado next! Wow, the Miracle Man looks invincible! Is there any hope for Ben, Johnny, Medusa, and Wyatt? It may take a miracle! Cameo appearances by Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Girl, and Franklin. (Notes: The Miracle Man appears next in Marvel Two-in-One 8. This issue includes a full-page survey for readers to complete and mail back to the Marvel bullpen.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #140
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 140
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    "Annihilus Revealed!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Rich Buckler and Frank Giacoia. An old villain from the Negative Zone hatches a new plot to destroy the Fantastic Four! When Reed Richards receives a distress call from his wife in Pennsylvania, the FF makes a beeline to the keystone state! But when they arrive Sue and Franklin are missing! After detecting radiation traces from the Negative Zone; Mister Fantastic, Medusa, the Human Torch and the Thing rush back to the Baxter Building...however, Annihilus is waiting inside to spring an ambush! Origin of Annihilus. Cameo appearances by Agatha Harkness and Wyatt Wingfoot. (Note: The events of Sub-Mariner 67 take place between the first and second halves of this story.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #141
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 141

    "The End of the Fantastic Four!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by John Buscema (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Romita. The situation looks grim indeed as Reed, Sue, Ben, Johnny, Medusa, Franklin, Wyatt Wingfoot, and Agatha Harkness are all prisoners of Annihilus in the Negative Zone! What is the master of the Negative Zone planning for the helpless Fantastic Four? After connecting Franklin to his gene transmuter, Annihilus siphons the young boy's power to recharge his cosmic control rod! Can anyone stop the power transfer and save Franklin's life? Or will disaster strike the Fantastic Four? (Note: Annihilus appears next in Captain Marvel 35.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #142
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 142

    "No Friend Beside Him!" Part 1 of 3. Written by Gerry Conway. Art by Rich Buckler (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. The Fantastic Four reach their lowest point of the bronze age following the shocking events of the previous issue. The team has been torn apart by the crisis with Franklin, and now the team members begin to go their separate ways. Upon reading a note from his girlfriend Alicia Masters, the Thing hops on an airplane and flies to the Balkans to rendezvous with her. Once Ben arrives, he is attacked by Darkoth, the Death-Demon! It's an awesome slugfest between the blue-eyed idol of millions and Darkoth! Meanwhile back in New York City, Mr. Fantastic and Medusa attend Reed's college reunion. Considering that one of Reed's classmates went on to become the monarch of a Balkan country...and also one of the most feared super-villains on the face of the Earth...perhaps Reed should have declined that invitation! Cameo appearance by Doctor Doom. Note: First appearance of Darkoth. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #143
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 143

    "The Terrible Triumph of Doctor Doom!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Frank Giacoia. Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott. Victor Von Doom crashes his college reunion and captures Mr. Fantastic and Medusa! And now the Latverian monarch is set to unleash Operation Babel (and the vibration bomb) on Earth's population! The rocket-launched bomb will destroy the personality of every person on the globe and transform them into a mindless subject of Doctor Doom! However, the FF's long-time foe may have made a critical mistake by bringing Darkoth and Ben Grimm back from the Balkans in order to witness his stateside triumph! Could there be a traitor in the midst? Meanwhile in upstate New York, Wyatt Wingfoot and Johnny Storm run into trouble with the local police and end up in jail. Cameo appearances by the Invisible Girl and Franklin. (Note: The cover of Fantastic Four 143 was used as the cover for the 1977 Fantastic Four pocket book with one modification: the Invisible Girl replaced Medusa in the background.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #144
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 144

    "Attack!" Part 3 of 3. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Joe Sinnott.. Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. With help from Darkoth; Reed, Ben, and Medusa defeat the android Seeker and break out of the Latverian monarch's underground fortress! Next the foursome hurries back to the Baxter Building to devise a plan to stop Doctor Doom's evil plot to enslave the Earth! Meanwhile as the captive Human Torch looks on, Victor Von Doom launches and activates the vibration bomb! Have the Fantastic Four run out of time? Cameo appearance by Wyatt Wingfoot. (Notes: Darkoth returns in Fantastic Four 193. Doctor Doom appears next in Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up 1. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #39 Iron Fist by Gil Kane.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #145
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 145

    "Nightmare in the Snow!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Ross Andru. Inks by Joe Sinnott.. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The Human Torch and Medusa are stranded in the Himalayas! How did they get there? It doesn't matter now as the duo must battle freezing temperatures, harsh winds, high altitude, and the rough terrain to stay alive! However, the elements are the least of their problems...once Ternak attacks! Johnny and Medusa need help! But where in the world can they find help...at the top of the world? Last 20¢ issue. (Note: The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #9 Captain Marvel by Jim Starlin.) 32 pages Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #146
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 146

    "Doomsday: 200 Below!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Gerry Conway. Art by Ross Andru (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and Joe Sinnott. The evil Ternak stands poised to conquer the Earth with his giant Climate Cannon! But the fighting-mad Human Torch and the long-haired Inhuman are still determined to stop him! And in the dark caverns beneath the highest mountain range in the world, Johnny Storm and Medusa find a surprising ally...and then a familiar one! It's clobberin' time! First 25¢ issue. (Notes: The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #91 Hela, the goddess of death by John Buscema. The letters page also includes a statement of ownership: average print run 463,315; average paid circulation 225,671.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #147
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 147

    "The Sub-Mariner Strikes!" Script by Gerry Conway. Art by Rich Buckler (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. One of the classic FF covers of the bronze age! Shock follows shock for the Fantastic Four! First, Mr. Fantastic receives divorce papers from his estranged wife, the Invisible Girl; and second, Prince Namor reveals that both Sue and Franklin are now under the protection of the Avenging Son! And in-between those revolting developments, the Human Torch and the Thing fight a fierce battle vs. the Sub-Mariner! Wow, can things get any worse for the FF?! (Notes: The letters page includes an essay from Stan Lee and Roy Thomas concerning the recent price increase from 20¢ to 25¢. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #82 Mary Jane Watson by John Romita.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #148
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 148

    "War on the Thirty-Sixth Floor!" Guest-starring Thundra. Script by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. Reed, Ben, Johnny, and Medusa are in a state of disbelief after the Invisible Girl decided to stay with Prince Namor last issue. Now the downtrodden foursome returns to the Baxter Building in search of peace and quiet. However, there are three very unwelcome visitors (of the super-villain variety) waiting inside! The Fantastic Four better snap out of the doldrums quick, because the Wizard, Sandman, and Trapster are ready to rumble! Cameo appearances by the Sub-Mariner and Triton (in disguise). 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #149
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 149
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    "To Love, Honor, and Destroy!" Script by Gerry Conway. Art by Rich Buckler (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. One of the landmark issues of the Fantastic Four! Emotions run at an all-time high as the Sub-Mariner with the Invisible Girl by his side attacks Manhattan! Only Mister Fantastic, the Human Torch, the Thing, Thundra, and New York's finest stand in the way of Namor's conquest! Reed, Ben, and Johnny want to save the city, but what they really want to do is beat the living daylights out of the Avenging Son! With her husband, brother, and blue-eyed friend on the brink of defeat, what will Susan Richards do? Everything is on the line! An awesome ending! Brief re-telling of the Sub-Mariner's origin. Cameo appearances by Medusa and Triton. (Note: The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #78 the Owl by Gene Colan.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #150
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 150
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    "Ultron-7: He'll Rule the World!" Part 2 of 2. Written by Gerry Conway. Pencils by Rich Buckler. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. Guest-starring the Avengers and the Inhumans. Story continues from Avengers 127 (Part 1). It was supposed to be a glorious day in the Great Refuge for Crystal and Quicksilver's wedding, but an uninvited guest, a certain adamantium guest, has crashed the party! The Avengers' long-time foe, Ultron, possesses the body of Omega and captures the bride! Next the evil robot attacks the Fantastic Four, the Inhumans, and Earth's Mightiest Heroes! It's an all-star showdown as 16 super-heroes challenge the might of Ultron-7! Can anyone... man, woman, or child...save the day? Wedding of Crystal and Quicksilver. Cameo appearances by Maximus and the golden age Whizzer (aka Robert Frank). Avengers lineup: Iron Man, Mantis, Thor, Scarlet Witch, Swordsman, and the Vision. (Notes: Ultron returns in Avengers 161. Quicksilver's costume on the cover should be light blue instead of green. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A #27 the Black Widow by John Romita.) Cover price $0.25.