Fantastic Four #243 [Direct Edition]
(June 1982)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP
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:
0714860246206
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Lance Tooks (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

["Everyone Versus Galactus! Need We Say More?"] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Galactus; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wasp]; Dr. Strange
Reprints:

Shall Earth Endure? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Glynis Wein
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]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]]; Dr. Strange; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Edwin Jarvis; Terrax (villain); Galactus (villain); J. Jonah Jameson (cameo); Robbie Robertson (cameo)
Synopsis:
Terrax has pulled the island of Manhattan into space and threatens to crash it into Galactus' spaceship unless the Fantastic Four agrees to destroy the world eater. Galactus and Terrax battle and Galactus takes his herald powers away. Fatigued from the battle, Galactus prepares to eat earth but the Fantastic Four and their allies battle him and take him down.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter (signed); ?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Salicrup
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Paul Bartz, Lawrence Abbott, Marc Karos, Eric Brown, Steve Gellerman, Bryan Allen, Leop P. Zivkovic.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Everyone Versus Galactus! Need We Say More?"]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Shall Earth Endure?
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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