Fantastic Four #43 [Regular Edition]
(October 1965)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-07-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Pop Art Productions
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Lo, There Shall Be an Ending! (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lo! There Shall Be an Ending! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Torch! Lower your flame, you juvenile incompetent!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frightful Four [Madam Medusa; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Sgt. Donnegan
Synopsis
Reed manages to free Ben and Johnny from the Frightful Four's brainwashing and he and Sue defeat the villains.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Fantastic Four; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor; Journey into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Amazing X-Ray Vision Instantly! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Colors
? (panel backgrounds only)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, it looks as though we're finally back to normal with the world's greatest adventure team.
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Tim McCray, Rick Paul, Shailendra Maheshwari, Tim White, Preston Sinks, Fred Lerner, Randy Risedorf, Steve Rosenfield; includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist and an membership form for the M.M.M.S. fan club.

Record Riot (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Hit Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lo, There Shall Be an Ending!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["4 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  3. 2. Lo! There Shall Be an Ending!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["4 more annual masterpieces!"]
    The Fantastic Four; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Spider-Man; Thor; Journey into Mystery
  5. 4. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. ["Are you proud of your paycheck?"]
  7. 6. ["Look! Boys wanted to sell Grit"]
    Grit
  8. 7. ["Strange coins and valuable coin catalog"]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  9. 8. ["Play 1965 big league baseball games"]
    Strat-O-Matic Baseball Game
  10. 9. Amazing X-Ray Vision Instantly!
  11. 10. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  12. 11. [Shop by Mail]
  13. 12. ["2 more triumphs for Marvel..!"]
  14. 13. ["The whole country is going "t-shirt wild," and if you've already received yours, you'll know why!"]
    The Merry Marvel Bullpen Page
  15. 14. ["Well, it looks as though we're finally back to normal with the world's greatest adventure team."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  16. 15. Record Riot
    Hit Records
  17. 16. ["U.S. government surplus direct by mail!"]
    Surplus Bargains
  18. 17. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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