Fantastic Four #4: It's A Marvel Comic 2

Fantastic Four #8, page 8, panels 3-4

Fantastic Four #8, page 8, panels 3-4

Writer: Stan Lee

Artist: Jack Kirby

Uncredited Inker: Sol Brodsky

Uncredited Letterer: Art Simek

If you're following the story of this issue through this blog, then... well, good luck with that. Johnny ends up reading Golden Age comics in a flop house. As you do. Coincidentally, it's a comic featuring a bum from the flop house, who is actually Namor, the Sub Mariner.

Now, knowing everything that has happened since 1962, you have to wonder how history would have panned out if Johnny had picked up a copy of Captain America instead. Now, there's a good idea for an issue of What If?

Check out our coverage of Fantastic Four #4 in our third episode: Super-Villain Cavalcade