Fantastic Four #60 (489) [direct market variant]
(October 2002)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.09 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except semi-monthly in October
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
PG
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960604456606011
Editing:
Tom Brevoort (Editor); Marc Sumerak (Assistant Editor); Andy Schmidt (Assistant Editor); Joe Quesada (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Two issues published this month. To promote the new creative team, this issue has a special all-time low cover price of 9 Cents and the sub-title "World's Cheapest Comic Magazine".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Wieringo (signed)
Inks:
Karl Kesel (signed)
Colors:
Richard Isanove (signed)
Letters:
Adam Cichowski (logo design)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
Reprints:

Inside Out (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Pencils:
Mike Wieringo
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
Richard Starkings; Albert Deschesne [as Richard Starkings & Comicraft's Albert Deschesne]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Shertzer; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marc Sumerak
Pencils:
Mike Wieringo
Inks:
Karl Kesel
Colors:
Richard Isanove
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial by Marc Sumerak about the new direction of the series, plus cover previews of Fantastic Four #61-63.

[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House Advertisement (1/2 page) for: "The Call of Duty" miniseries.

Ultimate Savings! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House Advertisement (One-Pager) for Marvel Comics Series (subscription page with Ultimates illustration).

[Ads] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 10.5 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total of 8.5 one-page and 1 two-page advertisements for: Frosted Flakes (cereals, Kellogg), Backyard Baseball (game, Infogrames), Tang (soft drink, KF Holdings), Looney Tunes (merchandise, WB), Kellogg's cereals (cereal, Kellogg's), Marvel ReCharge 2 (collectible card game, Marvel, 2 pages), Fruitopia (soft drink, Coca Cola), Spider-Man Monopoly (board game, USAopoly, 1/2 page), Fruit by the Foot (cereal, General Mills), RitzBits Sandwiches (snack, KF Holdings).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Inside Out
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  4. 3. [House Advertisement]
  5. 4. Ultimate Savings!
  6. 5. [Ads]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Vik-Thor Rose
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthias Hofmann