Written by STAN LEE.
Art by STEVE DITKO, JACK KIRBY JOHN ROMITA SR, and MORE.
In celebration of its 65th anniversary, the House of Ideas proudly presents a timeless testament to another true Marvel visionary! In 1961, writer Stan Lee penned FANTASTIC FOUR #1, an historic issue unlike any comic book that had come before. This super-hero team had true personalities í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?" they doubted their own abilities, battled problems of money and illness, and even fought among themselves. The monumental popularity of this realistic comic-book style inspired Lee to create similarly themed titles í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?í¬ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_í´ including HULK, X-MEN and AVENGERS with artist Jack Kirby; and AMAZING SPIDER-MAN with artist Steve Ditko. By 1965, Lee had successfully established Marvel Comics as a cohesive universe populated by world-famous comic-book characters. Now, this deluxe keepsake edition collects his greatest moments í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?" some never before reprinted: í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?Ì_åÇí«̴å¢ "Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge," CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #3, Stan's first story, a two-page text piece! í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?Ì_åÇí«̴å¢ "The Red Skull's Deadly Revenge," CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #16, the defining Golden Age Red Skull story! í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?Ì_åÇí«̴å¢ "The Raving Madman," SUSPENSE #29, Stan's satire on Frederick Wertham and the comics witch-hunts of the '50s! í«̴å?ÌÎ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ_í?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?Ì_åÇí«̴å¢ "Where Walks the Ghost," AMAZING ADULT FANTASY #11, a short, twist-ending story by Lee and Ditko! Plus: "Spider-Man," AMAZING FANTASY #15; "A Visit With the Fantastic Four," FANTASTIC FOUR #11; "How Stan and Steve Create Spider-Man," AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1; "In Mortal Combat with Sub-Mariner," DAREDEVIL #7; "Bedlam in the Baxter Building," FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #3; "And Who Shall Mourn for Him?" SILVER SURFER #5; "Brother, Take My Hand," DAREDEVIL #47; "And Now, The Goblin," "In the Grip of the Goblin," "The Goblin's Last Stand," AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #96-98; "No More the Thunder God," "When Gods Go Mad," "One God Must Fall," THOR #179-181; "While the World Spins Mad," MARVEL PREMIERE #3; and "The Cycle of Life," SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN SUPER- SPECIAL 1995! Hardcover, 336 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.