(January 2007 [April 2007])

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD; 4.75 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2007-03-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Rated A
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960604456654311
Editing:
Tom Brevoort; Molly Lazer (Assistant); Aubrey Sitterson (Assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The indicia of this issue does state "January, 2007". Based on the indicia and the on sale dates of the previous and next issues, this is likely a mistake and the publication date likely should have been "April, 2007". Therefore, the key date was changed to "2007-04-00" to ensure that this issue falls correctly in the natural publication order.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Adi Granov (Painted)
Inks:
Adi Granov (Painted)
Colors:
Adi Granov (Painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing
Reprints:

[Credits and Recap] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Adi Granov (Painted)
Inks:
Adi Granov (Painted)
Colors:
Adi Granov (Painted)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing

C'Mon, Suzie, Don't Leave Us Hangin' (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Dwayne McDuffie
Pencils:
Mike McKone
Inks:
Andy Lanning; Cam Smith
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
VC's Rus Wooton

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing; Black Panther [T'Challa] (cameo, joins); Storm (cameo, joins); Mr. Fantastic (quits); Invisible Woman (quits)]; Franklin Richards; Valeria Richards; Hank Pym (cameo); Namor, the Sub-Mariner (cameo); Dr. Doom (cameo); Willie Lumpkin (cameo); Wyatt Wingfoot (cameo); Spider-Man (cameo); Luke Cage (cameo); She-Thing [Sharon Ventura] (cameo); She-Hulk (cameo); Conan O'Brien (cameo); Oprah Winfrey (cameo); Wolverine (cameo); Tony Stark [Iron Man] (cameo); Galactus (cameo flashback); Silver Surfer (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
While Ben, Johnny and the kids watch a retrospective of the Fantastic Four on Lateline, Reed and Sue try to settle their differences over the split that came between them during the Civil War; Returning home, they tell Ben and Johnny that they are taking a leave of absence from the team to work on their marriage and introduce them to their replacement members--the Black Panther and Storm.
Reprints:

Fantastic Four Fan Page (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Molly Lazer; Lisa Kirby; Paul Ryan; Alan Davis; Tom DeFalco; Flo Steinberg; Roy Thomas; Mike Wieringo
Pencils:
Michael Turner
Inks:
Michael Turner
Colors:
Peter Steigerwald
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fan letters from Jack Kirby's daughter and creators who have worked on the Fantastic Four; Also presents a miniature cover for next issue.

If This Be...Anniversary! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Nick Dragotta
Inks:
Mike Allred
Colors:
Laura Allred
Letters:
Virtual Calligraphy's Rus Wooton

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four--Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing; GUESTS: Franklin Richards; Stan Lee; Joe Quesada; VILLAINS: Mole Man; Moloids
Synopsis:
On the 45th anniversary of the FF, Mole Man attacks the city and Reed refuses to fight him as nobody has made a big deal about their landmark achievement; Stan Lee shows up to save the day.
Reprints:

A Day At the Races! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Pope
Pencils:
Paul Pope
Inks:
Paul Pope
Colors:
Jose Villarrubia
Letters:
Virtual Calligraphy's Rus Wooton

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four--Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; The Thing; Crystal; GUESTS: Spider-Man; J. Jonah Jameson; Gorgon; Wyatt Wingfoot
Synopsis:
Jameson sends Parker to get photos of Johnny Storm racing and, of course, the incident devolves into a battle between Spidey and the Torch.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [Credits and Recap]
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. C'Mon, Suzie, Don't Leave Us Hangin'
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Fantastic Four Fan Page
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. If This Be...Anniversary!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. A Day At the Races!
    Fantastic Four
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dan Creel
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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