Fantastic Four #45 [Regular Edition]
(December 1965)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-09-09
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:

Among Us Hide...the Inhumans! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Inhumans [Gorgon; Karnak; Medusa; Triton]
Reprints

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Among Us Hide...the Inhumans (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quick, Johnny! Grab my hands...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Inhumans [Black Bolt (introduction); Crystal (introduction); Gorgon; Karnak (introduction); Lockjaw (introduction); Medusa; Triton (introduction)]; Dragon Man; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]
Synopsis
Crystal lures Johnny into a trap where he is captured by the Inhumans. The rest of the FF hurry to his rescue.
Reprints

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

Spider-Man; Thor; X-Men; Journey into Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Duraclean Co. Free Booklet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Mr. Victor Mason / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stamps; Shop by Mail (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bruno Sammartino / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop by Mail; Stamps (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Harry Doehla Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Captain America; Doctor Strange; The Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish; Tales of Suspense / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration)
Inks
Vince Colletta (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I hate to say this, but you have sadly underestimated the power of the evil F.F.'s leader.
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Ray Russo, Glenn Phillips, William F. Steel, Jeffrey A. Friedberg, Gloria Friedman, Loren Mosier, Darryl Skytta, Carola Burroughs, Joseph Trainor.

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

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Among Us Hide...the Inhumans!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Friend, dare you risk a dime 10¢?"]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. Among Us Hide...the Inhumans
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["More triumphs for Marvel..!"]
    Spider-Man; Thor; X-Men; Journey into Mystery
  5. 4. ["Would you like to take in $140 after supper?"]
    Duraclean Co. Free Booklet
  6. 5. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  7. 6. ["Make $5.00 to $20.00 a week extra operating this "Saturday morning shoe store""]
    Mr. Victor Mason
  8. 7. Stamps; Shop by Mail
  9. 8. ["Boys - teenagers - young men! Get big with Bruno! World wrestling champion"]
    Bruno Sammartino
  10. 9. Shop by Mail; Stamps
  11. 10. ["If you are 15 or under — here’s an easy way to make $10.00 in an hour on Saturday mornings!"]
    Harry Doehla Co.
  12. 11. ["4 more Marvel Masterpieces!"]
    Captain America; Doctor Strange; The Hulk; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos; Strange Tales; Tales to Astonish; Tales of Suspense
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I hate to say this, but you have sadly underestimated the power of the evil F.F.'s leader."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  16. 15. ["This free book shows how you can make big money as an auto mechanic even while you're learning!"]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  17. 16. ["He's looking for people who like to draw"]
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