The Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four

Name: The Fantastic Four

Classification: heroes heroes   group group  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #1 (Nov. 1961): "The Fantastic Four!"

Creators: Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, George Klein

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 100

Enemy of: Doctor Doom, Zvilpogghua

Number of group members listed below: 20

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Pub. #
Ant-Man Ant-Man (Scott Lang) villain hero
CBR Scale: S repentant
A-Next; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 120
Black Panther Black Panther (T'Challa) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M African primal-indigenous religion; Black Panther Cult (leader)
black; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 786
Luke Cage Luke Cage hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown)
black; Heroes for Hire... 
[formerly owned a bar and theater]
Marvel 951
Crystal Crystal (Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff) hero
CBR Scale: S Inhuman religion
Inhuman Royal Family; Inhumans...  Marvel 531
The Fantastic Four The Fantastic Four hero group
  [1st app: The Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #1 (Nov. 1961)] Marvel 100
Human Torch Human Torch (Johnny Storm) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Fantastic Five; Fantastic Force...  Marvel 4,393
Invisible Woman Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards) hero
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian
Lady Liberators; The Avengers...  Marvel 4,069
Lazerfist Lazerfist (Lyja) hero
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
Fantastic Five; The Fantastic Four (ally) Marvel 167
Medusa Medusa (Medusalith Boltagon) hero
CBR Scale: R Inhuman religion
Inhuman Royal Family; Inhumans...  Marvel 416
Mr. Fantastic Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) hero scientist
CBR Scale: SCBR Scale: I humanist; portrayed alternatively as explicitly believing in God and as atheist
Fantastic Five; Illuminati...  Marvel 4,661
Nova Nova (Frankie Raye) hero
  Heralds of Galactus; The Fantastic Four (ally) Marvel 131
Sergius O'Hoolihan supporting character
  [1st app: Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #21 (Dec. 1963)] Marvel 6
Franklin Richards Franklin Richards hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
Daydreamers; Fantastic Five...  Marvel 650
Valeria Richards Valeria Richards hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four Marvel 113
Roberta Roberta supporting character
CBR Scale: I N.A.
[1st app: Fantastic Four (vol. 1) #239 (Feb. 1982)] Marvel 19
She-Hulk She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters) hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination unknown) - nominal
Goodman, Lieber, Kurtzberg-ampersand-Holliway; Heroes for Hire...  Marvel 952
She-Thing She-Thing (Sharon Ventura) hero
  Team America; The Fantastic Four...  Marvel 115
Storm Storm (Ororo Munroe) hero
CBR Scale: M Goddess worship
black; Lady Liberators...  Marvel 5,068
The Thing The Thing (Ben Grimm) hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
Fantastic Five; The Avengers...  Marvel 5,017
Wyatt Wingfoot Wyatt Wingfoot supporting character
CBR Scale: S Native American spirituality (Comanche/Keewazi)
Metro College; Native American... 
[former boyfriend of She-Hulk]
Marvel 112

The Fantastic Four

This character is in the following 165 stories which have been indexed by this website:
The Avengers
Avengers: The Initiative #27 (Oct. 2009): "Even The Losers / The Taking of 42" (mentioned)
AVX: VS #1 (June 2012): "The Thing vs. Namor, the Sub-Mariner" (mentioned)
Captain America
Captain Britain
Cerebus #56 (Nov. 1983): "Something Like an Origin" (character based on)
Classic X-Men #6 (Feb. 1987): "Merry Christmas, X-Men..." (mentioned)
The Fantastic 4th Voyage of Sinbad (Sep. 2001): "The Fantastic 4th Voyage of Sinbad"
The Fantastic Four
Fantastic Four versus the X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Feb. 1987): "Are You Sure?!"
Gambit (vol. 5) #8 (Mar. 2013): "Forever Endeavor" (mentioned)
Giant-Size Fantastic Four
Giant-Size Ms. Marvel #1 (Feb. 2006): "This Woman, This Warrior!" (mentioned)
Giant-Size X-Men #1 (July 1975): "Second Genesis" (mentioned)
Hulk: Raging Thunder #1 (Aug. 2008): "Thundra at Dawn!"
The Incredible Hulk (vol. 2) #154 (Aug. 1972): "Hell is a Very Small Hulk!" (mentioned)
Iron Man (vol. 3) #14 (Mar. 1999): "To Challenge the Fantastic"
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload (2013) (mentioned)
Marvel Comics Presents
Marvel Double-Shot #3 (Mar. 2003): "The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit"
Marvel Fanfare
Marvel Holiday Special
Marvel Holiday Special 1993
Marvel Knights (vol. 1) #1 (July 2000): "The Burrowers" (mentioned)
Marvel Knights Spider-Man
Marvel Super-Heroes (vol. 2) #10 (Summer 1992): "Fantastic Four"
Marvel Team-Up
Marvel Treasury Edition
Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag (1974): "The Avengers Take Over!"
Marvel Two-in-One (vol. 1) #13 (Jan. 1976): "I Created Braggadoom!" (mentioned)
Marvel Universe: Millennial Visions #1 (Feb. 2002): "The Death of the Fearsome Four"
Marvel: Heroes & Legends (Oct. 1996): "For Better and for Worse!"
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (24 Oct. 2006)
Megaton Man
Ms. Marvel (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1977): "This Woman, This Warrior!" (mentioned)
The New Avengers
Slapstick #1 (Nov. 1992): "The Totally Awesome Origin of Slapstick!" (cameo)
Special Edition X-Men #1 (Feb. 1983): "Second Genesis" (mentioned)
Spider-Man Team-Up #3 (June 1996): "The Wizards Fantastic"
Super-Villain Team-Up #14 (Oct. 1977): "A World For the Winning!" (mentioned)
Tales of the Marvel Universe #1 (Feb. 1997): "Fantastic Four"
Ultimate Fantastic Four
The Uncanny X-Men
Untold Tales of the New Universe (June 2006): "Adventures in the Mulletverse" (cameo)
Untold Tales of the New Universe: Starband #1 (May 2006): "Adventures in the Mulletverse" (cameo)
The X-Men
X-Men: Legacy (vol. 1) #275 (Dec. 2012) (mentioned)

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