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List of Fantastic Four enemies

Marvel modern universe debuted in the pages of Fantastic Four in 1960s created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. At that time Strange Tales also published stories featuring Fantastic Four cast, mostly Human Torch and Thing, where also some of the F4 villains debuted. Following are the major F4 villains who debuted in Fantastic Four, Strange Tales and other marvel comics.

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Fantastic Four debutsEdit

Supervillain name Notable alter ego First appearance issue # Creator Notes
Mole Man and his Moloids Harvey Rupert Elder Fantastic Four #1 (November 1961) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
An underground leader of Subterranea, who plans to take over the outer world that rejected him. Rules over different creatures and has access to highly advanced technology.
Skrulls Fantastic Four #2 (January 1962) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
An alien race that can shapeshift and are bent on taking over the Earth.
Namor the Sub-Mariner Namor McKenzie Fantastic Four #4 (May 1962) Bill Everett An underwater antihero who tried to win Invisible Woman's heart.
Doctor Doom Victor von Doom Fantastic Four #5 (July 1962) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
The Fantastic Four's deadliest archenemy. Ruler of Latveria, bent on dominating the Earth. One of Marvel's biggest and most popular villains.
Puppet Master Phillip Masters Fantastic Four #8 (Nov. 1962) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
An artist that can control people with puppets he creates in their image.
Impossible Man Fantastic Four #11 (Feb, 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
An alien that can shapeshift.
Red Ghost and his Super-Apes Ivan Kragoff Fantastic Four #13 (April 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A ghost-like figure with three superpowered primates.
Mad Thinker and his Awesome Android Julius Fantastic Four #15 (Jun 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A genius specializing in evil robotics who usually comes up with very elaborate, infallible, devious plans that unfold like clockwork.
Super-Skrull Kl'rt Fantastic Four #18 (Sep. 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A Skrull with the combined powers of the Fantastic Four and also hypnosis.
Rama-Tut Nathaniel Richards Fantastic Four #19 (Oct. 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
One of the many names of Kang the Conqueror, an Avengers villain and Reed Richard's stepbrother.
Molecule Man Owen Reece Fantastic Four #20 (November 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A villain or a reluctant hero with the power of molecular manipulation. Originally could only control inorganic matter, but can now control organic matter as well.
Hate-Monger Clone of Adolf Hitler Fantastic Four #21 (December, 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
Infant Terrible Fantastic Four #24 (March, 1964) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
Diablo Esteban Corazón de Ablo Fantastic Four #30 (September 1964) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
An evil alchemist.
Attuma Fantastic Four #33 (December 1964) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
Also Namor's archenemy.
Dragon Man Fantastic Four #35 (February 1965). Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A robot in the form of a humanoid dragon created by Diablo.
Frightful Four Fantastic Four #36 (March 1965) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
The evil version of the Fantastic Four. Led by the Human Torch's enemy, the Wizard.
Maximus the Mad Fantastic Four #47 (Feb. 1966) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A member of the Inhumans, who wants to take over his brother Black Bolt's reign as ruler of the Inhumans.
Galactus Fantastic Four #48 (March 1966) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A gigantic cosmic entity that feeds on planets.
Klaw Ulysses Klaue Fantastic Four #56 (Nov 1966) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A human physicist who has been transformed into solid sound and who wears a sonic emitter on his right wrist as a prosthetic device. Also known as the Black Panther's archenemy.
Blastaar Fantastic Four #62 (May 1967) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A villain from the Negative Zone with the power to project blasts of highly concussive kinetic force from his hands.
Ronan the Accuser Fantastic Four #65 (Aug. 1967) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
The Supreme Accuser of the Kree Empire.
Kree Fantastic Four #65 (Aug. 1967) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A scientifically and technologically advanced militaristic alien race.
Psycho-Man Fantastic Four Annual #5 (Nov. 1967) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A member of a microscopic race who can manipulate emotions.
Annihilus Fantastic Four Annual #6 (November 1968) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A villain that wields a cosmic control rod to take over the Earth.
Overmind Fantastic Four #113 (August 1971) Stan Lee
John Buscema
An alien belonging to the Eternals.
Air-Walker Gabriel Lan Fantastic Four #120 (March 1972) Stan Lee
John Buscema
The Xandarian Herald of Galactus.
Nicholas Scratch Fantastic Four #185 (August 1977) Len Wein
George Pérez
A wizard and the son of Fantastic Four supporting character Agatha Harkness.
Salem's Seven Fantastic Four #186 (September, 1977) Len Wein
George Pérez
A team of seven magical supervillains that are children of Nicholas Scratch and grandchildren of Agatha Harkness.
Terrax the Tamer Fantastic Four #211 (Oct. 1979) Marv Wolfman
John Byrne
Joe Sinnott
Ben Sean
A Herald of Galactus who betrayed him.
Kristoff Vernard Kristoff von Doom Fantastic Four #247 (October 1982) John Byrne Someone who takes the identity of Doctor Doom for a while before becoming an ally for the Fantastic Four.
Terminus Fantastic Four #269 (August 1984) John Byrne An alien destroyer.
Paibok the Power Skrull Fantastic Four #358 (November 1991) Tom DeFalco
Paul Ryan
Danny Bulanadi
A powerful Skrull.
Devos the Devastator Fantastic Four #359 (December, 1991) Tom DeFalco
Paul Ryan
Danny Bulanadi
An extraterrestrial vigilante dedicated to bringing peace to the universe, but holds the rather warped view that this can only be done by destroying anyone whom he deems a threat to galactic peace.
Occulus Fantastic Four #363 (Apr 1992) Tom DeFalco
Paul Ryan
One of the first villains imprisoned in the Negative Zone prison.
Hyperstorm Fantastic Four #406 (November 1995) Tom DeFalco
Paul Ryan
Dan Bulanadi
Reed and Sue's grandson from the future and an enemy of the Fantastic Four.
Abraxas Fantastic Four Annual 2001 (September 2001) Carlos Pacheco A cosmic entity who seeks to destroy all realities.
Salamandra Fantastic Four #514 (August 2004) Paco Medina A half-human/half-dragon woman who is the Wizard's ex-wife.

Strange Tales debutsEdit

Supervillain name Notable alter ego First appearance issue # Creator Notes
Wizard Bentley Wittman Strange Tales #102 (Nov 1962) Stan Lee
Larry Lieber
Jack Kirby
An enemy of the Human Torch and the founder of the Frightful Four.
Paste-Pot Pete/Trapster Peter Petruski Strange Tales #104 (January 1963) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
An original member of the Frightful Four, Trapster can trap people with adhesives or lubricants.

Other titles debutsEdit

Supervillain name Notable alter ego First appearance issue # Creator Notes
Kang the Conqueror Nathaniel Richards Avengers #8 (Sep. 1964) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
This prime Avengers villain has many ties to the team and has had more than a few battles with the Fantastic Four as well.
Immortus Nathaniel Richards Avengers #10 (Nov 1964) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
The future self of Kang the Conqueror, an Avengers villain.
Ego the Living Planet Thor #132 (September 1966) Stan Lee
Jack Kirby
A powerful living planet that is primarily a villain of Thor.
Mephisto Silver Surfer #3 (Dec. 1968) Stan Lee
John Buscema
This Prince of Darkness has tried to tamper with the souls of the Fantastic Four and will most likely try to do it again. One of the Ghost Rider's archenemies, besides Blackheart.
Living Monolith Ahmet Abdol X-Men #54 (Mar 1969) Arnold Drake
Roy Thomas
Don Heck
Neal Adams
An X-Men villain who was the Living Pharaoh while in his normal appearance, but once he obtained enough cosmic energy, he would increase in mass, size and power, thus becoming the Living Monolith.
Llyra Sub-Mariner #32 (December, 1970) Roy Thomas
Sal Buscema
A female Atlantean who is also an enemy of Namor.
Brute Marvel Premiere #2 (May 1972) Roy Thomas
Gil Kane
An evil counterpart of Reed Richards from Counter-Earth.
Aron the Rogue Watcher Captain Marvel #39 (Jul 1975) Steve Englehart
Al Milgrom
A rogue Watcher that likes to manipulate the Fantastic Four.
Beyonder Secret Wars #1 (May 1984) Jim Shooter
Mike Zeck
A sentient universe come to Earth in human form to study humanity.
Lucia von Bardas Secret War #1 (February 2004) Brian Michael Bendis
Gabriele Dell'Otto
A woman cyborg from Latveria.
Maker Reed Richards Ultimate Fantastic Four #1 (February 2004) Brian Michael Bendis
Mark Millar
Adam Kubert
The Ultimate Marvel version of Reed Richards who became corrupt.

Other major villainsEdit

Stan Lee and Jack Kirby collaborated on the first 102 consecutive issues of Fantastic Four. Most of the major Marvel concepts, i.e., Latveria, Atlantis, Wakanda, Attilan, the Negative Zone, the Microverse, Subterranea and Avalon which later became a huge part of other major Marvel characters, debuted in Fantastic Four. Following are some of the villains who have gone on to become major villains of various Marvel franchises.

Supervillain name Franchise First appearance issue #
Skrulls Marvel Universe Fantastic Four #2 (January 1962)
Immortus (Kang the Conquerer) Avengers Fantastic Four #19 (Oct. 1963)
Molecule Man Marvel Universe Fantastic Four #20 (November 1963)
Attuma Namor Fantastic Four #33 (December 1964)
Maximus the Mad Inhumans Fantastic Four #47 (Feb. 1966)
Galactus Silver Surfer Fantastic Four #48 (March 1966)
Klaw Black Panther Fantastic Four #56 (Nov 1966)
Kree Marvel Universe Fantastic Four #65 (Aug. 1967)
Enclave Adam Warlock Fantastic Four #66 (Sep. 1967)
Annihilus Marvel Universe Fantastic Four Annual #6 (November 1968)

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