Fantastic Four #55 [Regular Edition]
(October 1966)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-07-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Featuring: The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer; The Thing
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Strikes the Silver Surfer! (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 as Joey Sinnott)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited as Sammy Rosen)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leaving the Human Torch and Wyatt Wingfoot behind in the Near East to search for the trapped Inhumans, Reed Richards and his lovely wife Sue return to F.F. headquarters...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Susan Storm Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Wyatt Wingfoot; Alicia Masters; Silver Surfer; Lockjaw; Missus Binns
Synopsis
Filled with jealousy, Ben attacks the Silver Surfer.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building; gyro-cruiser; Himalayas

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

Thor; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classic; Marvel Super-Heroes / 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) /

H. H. Ward & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Start Your Own Business! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Christy Trades School, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Stamps; Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fellows! Here's A Swell Way To Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nationwide Mail Order Sales / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Now You Can Join! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Turbonique, lnc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

It's Clobberin' Time!! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's the wiseguy that's holdin' out?
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Greg Spisak, Hans Schaper, Ken Greene, James D. Pecot, Philip Normand, Sanford Meschkow, Darryl Miller, Alan Finn. Includes a membership form for the M.M.M.S.

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

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Featuring: The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer!"]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["U.S. government surplus direct by mail!"]
  3. 2. When Strikes the Silver Surfer!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["More Marvel masterpieces…"]
    Thor; Marvel Collectors’ Item Classic; Marvel Super-Heroes
  5. 4. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  6. 5. ["Is your hair growing or going?"]
    H. H. Ward & Co.
  7. 6. ["Strange coins and valuable coin catalog"]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  8. 7. Start Your Own Business!
    Christy Trades School, Inc.
  9. 8. [Stamps; Shop by Mail]
  10. 9. Fellows! Here's A Swell Way To Make Lots of Money and Win Prizes Too!
    Grit
  11. 10. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  12. 11. ["Now…fear no man! Don’t be bullied!"]
    Nationwide Mail Order Sales
  13. 12. Now You Can Join!
    Turbonique, lnc.
  14. 13. ["Newsworthy notes and nutty nonsense from your friendly neighborhood Bullpen!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  15. 14. It's Clobberin' Time!!
  16. 15. ["Who's the wiseguy that's holdin' out?"]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  17. 16. ["200 pc. set World War II soldiers"]
    Lucky Products
  18. 17. ["3 complete fishing outfits"]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  19. 18. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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