Fantastic Four #56 [Regular Edition]
(November 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
1966-08-09
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.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Klaw The Murderous Master of Sound! (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
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; Klaw
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Klaw The Murderous Master of Sound! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Stan Lee (credited); Jack Kirby (co-plot)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Though the world may call him Mr. Fantastic and...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Klaw; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Wyatt Wingfoot; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Karnak; Crystal; Gorgon]; Maximus
Synopsis
Klaw attacks the Baxter Building.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby's co-plot credit is acknowledged by Lee and Kirby in many interviews. The actual credit reads "Produced by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby."

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

U.S. Gov't Surplus (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Surplus Bargains / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

See the New Super Heroes (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

CBS Saturday Cartoons / comics-form advertising / 2 pages (report information)

The Green Beret (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Royal Advtg. Group / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Shop by Mail] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 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) /

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

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

Captain America; The Hulk; Iron Man; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor / advertisement / 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
Joe Sinnott (illustration); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan and Jack, I'd like to compliment you on your great comics.
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Manfred Sierke, Carlo, Paul, and Jim; Tom Spevak, Henry B. Clay, Donald Jackson, Tim Fox, and Russell Bullock, Jr., as well as a panel reproduction from a previous issue and an M.M.M.S. membership form.

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

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Basic Science Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Famous Artists Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Klaw The Murderous Master of Sound!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself astronaut-tough"]
  3. 2. Klaw The Murderous Master of Sound!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Included in this fascinating collection of 217 different stamps"]
    Zenith Company
  5. 4. U.S. Gov't Surplus
    Surplus Bargains
  6. 5. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
  7. 6. See the New Super Heroes
    CBS Saturday Cartoons
  8. 7. The Green Beret
    Royal Advtg. Group
  9. 8. ["Now…fear no man! Don’t be bullied!"]
    Precise Publications
  10. 9. [Shop by Mail]
  11. 10. [Shop by Mail; Stamps]
  12. 11. ["Sensational secrets and incredible inside information, guilelessly guaranteed to avail you naught!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  13. 12. ["Marvel super-heroes are coming your way on TV!"]
    Captain America; The Hulk; Iron Man; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor
  14. 13. ["Dear Stan and Jack, I'd like to compliment you on your great comics."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  15. 14. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  16. 15. ["American Basic Science Club’s master lab… a home science lab and course"]
    American Basic Science Club, Inc.
  17. 16. ["We're looking for people who like to draw"]
    Famous Artists Schools
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