File:Fantastic Four vol.1-1 (Nov. 1961).jpg

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Fantastic_Four_vol.1-1_(Nov._1961).jpg(250 × 372 pixels, file size: 74 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Fair use rationale[edit]

Non-free media data
Description

Cover of Fantastic Four vol. 1, 1 (Nov, 1961)Art by Jack Kirby.

Source

"The History of Kirby: 1961-1962". Marvel Comics. Retrieved 2017-08-20.

Portion used

Full front cover as published.

Low resolution?

300px size unsuitable to use for high end reproduction.

Other information

All Marvel characters and the distinctive likeness(es) thereof are Trademarks & Copyright © 1961 Marvel Characters, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Though this image is subject to copyright, its use is covered by the U.S. fair use laws because:

  1. It illustrates an educational article about the publisher of the comic book from which the cover illustration was taken, and which places the image within a historical, informational context.
  2. The image is used as the primary means of visual identification within the article of the Fantastic Four comic book series, which is discussed at length.
  3. The image is from the cover of the debut issue of Fantastic Four, a highly significant image and comic book issue within the history of Marvel Comics.
  4. The use of the cover will not affect the value of the original work or limit the copyright holder's rights or ability to distribute the original. In particular, copies could not be used to make illegal copies of the book.
  5. It is a low resolution image.
  6. The image is only a small portion of the commercial product.
  7. The characters and the comic book are copyrighted, and so the image is not replaceable with an uncopyrighted or freely copyrighted image of comparable educational value.
Non-free media rationale for Fantastic Four (comic book)
Article

Fantastic Four (comic book)

Purpose of use

Illustration of a specific point within the article.

Replaceable?

No free use image available. As these are fictional, copyrighted characters and a copyrighted publication, a freely-licensed alternative could not reasonably be obtained.

Non-free media rationale for Silver Age of Comic Books
Article

Silver Age of Comic Books

Purpose of use

Illustration of a landmark publication crucial to understanding the historical era that is the subject of the article.

Replaceable?

No free use image available. As these are fictional, copyrighted characters and a copyrighted publication, a freely-licensed alternative could not reasonably be obtained.

Non-free media rationale for American comic book
Article

American comic book

Purpose of use

Illustration of a landmark publication crucial to understanding the historical era that is the subject of the article.

Replaceable?

No free use image available. As these are fictional, copyrighted characters and a copyrighted publication, a freely-licensed alternative could not reasonably be obtained.

Licensing[edit]

File history

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Date/TimeThumbnailDimensionsUserComment
current19:55, 20 August 2017Thumbnail for version as of 19:55, 20 August 2017250 × 372 (74 KB)NeoBatfreak (talk | contribs)clearer image
05:56, 8 July 2010No thumbnail233 × 351 (27 KB)Sreejithk2000 (talk | contribs)Fair-use Resize -389x585 --> 233x351 as per WP:NFCC
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