Fantastic Four #1: Property Damage 2

Fantastic Four #1, page 4, panel 4

Fantastic Four #1, page 4, panel 4

Writer: Stan Lee

Art: Jack Kirby

Uncredited inking by George Klein and Christopher Rule

Uncredited colouring by Stan Goldberg

Uncredited lettering by Art Simek

Just a few panels later, Ben Grimm shows himself to be on a reluctant rampage. His appearance is still new and shocking to the people of New York. A cop called Pete, his shouted warning unheeded by Ben, fire off a warning shot. To escape, Ben rips a manhole out of the ground so that he can have an easy escape route. In an early example of over-writing, the very next panel has a speech bubble explaining the actions from this panel.

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