Fantastic Four #217 [Direct Edition]
(April 1980)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860246204
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Morrie Kuramoto (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #116, 200, 358)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

By Herbie Betrayed! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; H.E.R.B.I.E. [Dr. Sun]
Reprints:
Keywords:
robots

Masquerade! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman (Co-Plot); Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
John Byrne (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
LF57

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dazzler; H.E.R.B.I.E. [Dr. Sun] (destroyed, villain); Quasar (cameo flashback); Living Sphinx (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Reed has H.E.R.B.I.E. help him beef up security in the Baxter Building little knowing that something is very wrong with his robot.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Rom; the Thing; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]

Iron Man in the Hungry Battleaxe! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Iron Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Matt Kaufman, Kurt S. Olsson, David Christopher Hill.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. By Herbie Betrayed!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Masquerade!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Iron Man in the Hungry Battleaxe!
    Iron Man; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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