History: Fantastic Four #1 Published by Marvel Comics 50 Years Ago Today

Released fifty long years ago today – August 8, 1961 – was the very first issue of  Fantastic Four #1 (cover dated November) from Marvel Comics. This book gets much historical respect for launching the Marvel Universe during the Silver Age of comic books.

Created by Stan Lee (plot/dialogue) and Jack Kirby (plot/art)

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