"The Return of the Mole Man!"


Main Details
Volume 1
Issue 16
Date 1968-08
Location of Publication New York, New York
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 64
Language English
  • Fantastic Four:
  • Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
  • Invisible Girl/Woman (Susan Storm Richards)
  • Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
  • Thing (Ben Grimm)
  • Iron Man (Tony Stark)
  • Dr. Strange (Stephen Strange)
  • Hulk (Bruce Banner)
  • Antagonists:
  • Black Knight (Nathan Garrett)
  • Other Characters:
  • Captain America (Steve Rogers)
  • Giant-Man (Henry Pym)
  • Wasp (Janet van Dyne)
  • Rick Jones (First appearance)
Story Location New York: New York City; Manhattan, Queens; Flushing, New Jersey; Mole Man's Island, Subterranea, Atlantic Ocean, England, France; Paris, Egypt: Giza, Great Sphinx, Pyramids, Nepal; Himalayas, New Mexico; Los Diablos Missile Base
Notes Reprinted Issues:
1st Story: Fantastic Four Vol 1 #22, January, 1964; "The Return of the Mole Man!"
In this issue, the Thing says his future catchphrase "It's Clobberin' Time" for the very first time.
Also in this issue, Invisible Girl first uses her powers to create force fields and transfer her invisibility to other objects.
2nd Story: Tales of Suspense Vol 1 #59, November, 1964; "The Black Knight!"
3d Story: Strange Tales Vol 1 #125, October, 1964; "Mordo Must Not Catch Me!"
4th Story: Incredible Hulk Vol 1 #1, May, 1962; "The Hulk"


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