Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) #164 CGC NM 9.4 Off-White To White Pages.
- First appearance of Frankie Raye.
- George Perez art.
- Published Nov 1975 by Marvel.
"The Crusader Syndrome!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Roy Thomas. Art by George Perez (breakdowns - 1st art on the Fantastic Four series) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott. Johnny Storm's date in Greenwich Village is rudely interrupted by the stark raving mad Crusader! Who is the Crusader? And where did he come from? The Human Torch wants to know! But once he's blinded in battle by his mysterious adversary, the torch only wants to survive! First appearance of Frankie Raye (aka Nova, the future herald of Galactus). First modern appearance of Marvel Boy. (Notes: Marvel Boy (aka Robert Grayson) previously appeared in the 1950's Atlas series titled Astonishing. This issue includes a full page ad for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring the Hulk vs. the Abomination and Wendigo.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.