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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #37 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #37 YEAR: April 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek With the marriage of Reed Richards and Sue Storm approaching, the guys are trying on tuxedos while Reed is experimenting on a power-ray which is a power amplifier that draws energy from an unknown source from somewhere beyond the confines of the solar […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four Issue #35 – February 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #35 YEAR: February 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who love old 1940’s and ’50s films, especially those that had the college atmosphere, will no doubt enjoy “Fantastic Four” issue #35. Comic books no doubt had to be the shining spot in America, while anti-war sentiment was growing during the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #34 – January 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #34 YEAR: January 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Artie Simek For those who have been reading Marvel miniseries such as “Annihilation” and Secret Wars” discovered a character known as Glorian, who was planning to rebuild the universe with the help of the Shaper of Worlds after the events in Battleworld. The character Glorian […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #32 – November 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #32 YEAR: November 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen For those who have read early issues of the Fantastic Four, there are two personal storylines that involve Ben Grimm and the Storm siblings. For Ben, he has always had issues with his new rocky figure and is always hoping Reed would find […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 – October 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #31 YEAR: October 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen For those who read classic comic books from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, especially the “Fantastic Four”, you can’t help but be amazed by how much content is featured in every issue. Case in point, “Fantastic Four” issue #31, the cover shows the […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, issue #30 – September 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #30 YEAR: September 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Art Simek The Fantastic Four, what I loved about how Stan Lee and Jack Kirby did with this series was to showcase them in all their faults and glories.  By no means was this group perfect and in the earlier years, they were still trying […]