The Fantastic Four comic book series was published by Marvel Comics in 1961 by the dual comic-greatness of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee. The Fantastic Four super hero team was Marvel's answer to the Justice League of America published by DC Comics. The Fantastic Four is comprised of The Invisible Woman, The Human Torch, The Thing and Mister Fantastic.
Collecting Fantastic Four comic books has remained very popular, with new issues with incredible artwork released through present day. The success of Fantastic Four franchise movies has helped the comic book success and helped peak interest. Part of the success of the Fantastic Four comics is there appeal to and inclusion of human issues amongst the characters - the interaction between the members of the team keeps the stories very interesting.