Fantastic Four #245 [Direct Edition]
(August 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

Look Like A Big League Player (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Childhood's End (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]] (origin); Barbara Walker; Franklin Richards (as child and adult); Alicia Masters; HERBIE-like robot
Synopsis:
Franklin Richard's powers go out of control as he transforms into an adult and tries to make things the way he thinks they should be. The Thing is returned to his rocky form.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Dear John, I am really, really impressed with the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mark Waldman, Michele Cohen, Steve Elliot, Steve Thurman, Jeffrey Lowndes, and Joe Gardner.

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [The Black Swamp of Lobella] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Childhood's End!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Look Like A Big League Player
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Childhood's End
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Dear John, I am really, really impressed with the..."]
    Fantastic Four Fun Page
  6. 5. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [The Black Swamp of Lobella]
    Dungeons & Dragons
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