Fantastic Four #223 [Direct Edition]
(October 1980)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 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 [various positions]
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Bob Budiansky (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

Showdown With the Salem Seven! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
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]]; Franklin Richards; Salem Seven [Brutacus; Hydron; Reptilla]
Reprints:

That A Child May Live... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Jim Novak
Job Number:
LF204

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Franklin Richards; Agatha Harkness; Gabriel [Devil Hunter]; Nicholas Scratch (villain); Salem Seven [Vertigo; Brutacus; Hydron; Vakume; Thornn; Reptilla; Gazelle] (villain)
Synopsis:
Franklin has been possessed by Agatha's son, Nicholas Scratch, and the Fantastic Four have to face down the Salem Seven in New Salem to free him.
Reprints:

Be Elite! (It's Neat!) Become a Privileged Marvel Subscriber! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Spider-Man in "The Trap" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Paul Castrovillo, Robin Kincaid, Bruce S. Weintraub. Also includes The Mighty Marvel Checklist.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showdown With the Salem Seven!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. That A Child May Live...
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Be Elite! (It's Neat!) Become a Privileged Marvel Subscriber!
    Marvel Subscriptions
  4. 3. Spider-Man in "The Trap"
    Spider-Man; Hostess
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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