Fantastic Four #238 [Direct]
(January 1982)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Lance Tooks (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed); Jim Salicrup (design)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Franklin Richards; John Byrne
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Salicrup cover design credit from the letters page in Fantastic Four #243 (June 1982).

The Lady Is for Burning! (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frankie Raye [Nova] (gains fire super powers); Jake (doctor); Penny (Jake's wife, doctor); Professor Phineas T. Horton (flashback); Sam
Synopsis:
Johnny discovers that his girlfriend has developed super-powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in New York and Benson, Arizona.

A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Byrne

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Invisible Girl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in New York.

The More Things Change... (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alicia Masters; the Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Franklin Richards; HERBIE-like robot
Synopsis:
Reed makes a robot to keep an eye on Franklin. Reed tries once again to cure Ben of his rocky form but ends up devolving him to a rougher rocky state.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Set in New York.

Flea Bargaining (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; the Flea-Market-Eating Flea

Indexer Notes

Comics ad for Hostess Twinkies from Continental Baking Company.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
various; Jim Salicrup
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Lady Is for Burning!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. A Marvel Masterwork Pin-Up
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. The More Things Change...
    The Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Flea Bargaining
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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