Appearing in "Challengers of the Fantastic"
- Challengers of the Fantastic (First appearance) (Origin revealed) (Main story and flashback)
- Johnny Stormtrooper (Only appearance; dies)
- Uatu the Guardian
- June Masters (First appearance)
- Silver Racer (Willie Lincoln) (First appearance)
- President Bill Clinton (Mentioned) (Topical reference)
- Communists of Gorillagrad (First appearance)
- Bronze Tiger
- Banana Republic (Mentioned) (Topical reference)
- Spitfire (Tex Adams)
- Blackhawk Squadron
- Infinite Kickers, Inc.
- Spider-Boy (Peter Ross) (Mentioned)
- Bizarnage (Mentioned)
- Un-People (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
- Wyatt Flying Stagg (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
- Lockjaw (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
- Uncle Cosmo (Mentioned)
- Multi-Masters (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
- Ultivac the Multi-Robot (First appearance) (Only in flashback)
- Project Cadmus (Mentioned)
- Diablo the Volcano Man (Mentioned)
- Dr. Otto Octavius
- S.H.I.E.L.D. (Mentioned)
- Vicky Sheldon (Mentioned)
- Sigurd O'Rayn (Mentioned)
- God (Yahweh) (Invoked)
Races and Species:
- Earth Orbit
- United States of America
- Wakanda (Mentioned)
- Gorilla City (Mentioned)
- Latkovia (Mentioned)
- Gorillagrad (Mentioned)
- Universe-Two (First appearance)
- Bronze Tiger's Habit (First appearance)
- Challengers of the Fantastic Uniforms (First appearance)
- Spider-Boy: Total Bizarnage (First appearance) (Topical reference)
- Mother Cube (Mentioned)
- Force Field Belt (First appearance)
- Terra-Matrix (First appearance) (Destroyed)
- Reed Richards' Rocketship (First appearance) (Destroyed)
- Fantastiwagon (First appearance) (Destroyed)
- Silver Racer's Cosmic Skis (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Challengers of the Fantastic"
- Synopsis not yet written
THE WORLD'S GREATEST DEATH CHEATERS, IN THEIR OWN MAG! SUE "ACE" STORM, FEARLESS S.H.I.E.L.D. AGENT, REED "PROF" RICHARDS, DYNAMIC SCIENCE GENIUS, JOHNNY "REB" STORM, DAREDEVIL YOUTH, BEN "ROCKY" GRIMM, TWO-FISTED SENATOR. FOUR PEOPLE OF RECKLESS COURAGE SEEK OUT AND DEFY THE MIND-BLOWING MENACES WHICH LURK IN MYSTERIOUS CORNERS OF THE AMALGAM UNIVERSE. BUT HOW CAN FOUR "ORDINARY" HUMANS STAND AGAINST THE COMING OF GALACTIAC?
- This issue is reprinted in Return to the Amalgam Age of Comics (The Marvel Comics Collection).
- First appearance of Challengers of the Fantastic.
- Bronze Tiger appeared last in Bullets and Bracelets #1.
- First and only appearance of Johnny Stormtrooper.
- Uatu appeared last in Speed Demon #1.
- First appearance of Silver Racer. He appears next in Spider-Boy Team-Up #1.
- Doctor Doomsday appeared last in X-Patrol #1.
- This story is divided into three chapters:
- Chapter 1: Four Against the Unknown!
- Chapter 2: The Power of Galactiac!
- Chapter 3: Four-Armed Thing!
- The letters page of this comic, Challengers Mountain O' Mail, references many unseen and unmentioned characters who have interacted with the Challengers of the Fantastic.