Fantastic Four #244 [Direct Edition]
(July 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]
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

When Calls Galactus! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Frankie Raye]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From a cover sketch by Ed Hannigan.

Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beginnings and Endings (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]]; The Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wasp]; Dr. Strange; Franklin Richards; HERBIE-like robot; Nova [Frankie Raye] (1st as Nova); Galactus (villain); Terrax (cameo flashback); Doctor Doom (cameo)
Synopsis:
Reed Richards saves Galactus' life. Frankie Raye becomes his herald. Richards buys the Baxter Building from Collins.
Reprints:

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [The Woods of Oakthorn] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Elizabeth Holden, Dan H. Eiler, Anthony Passaniti, Doug Gessell, Verlin J. Curtiss, Francis Herman, Eric Hampton.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Calls Galactus!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Beginnings and Endings
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [The Woods of Oakthorn]
    Dungeons & Dragons
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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