Fantastic Four #249 [Direct Edition]
(December 1982)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Jim Salicrup; 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

Man and Super-Man! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Gladiator
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1982.

Man and Super-Man! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skrulls; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Julie Angel; Gladiator; Franklin Richards; X-Men [Cyclops; Colossus; Storm; Nightcrawler] (all Skrulls in disguise)
Synopsis:
Gladiator arrives on Earth to warn of a Skrull invasion but ends up battling the FF.
Reprints:

["Dear Sirs, I'd just like to share a few..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Deborah Nakamoto, Perry Miller, Rick S. Jones, Mike Gardiner, Marla J. Sturdy, Richard D. Powell and Verde.
Follows page 20 of the main sequence.

["Ho-hum..."] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); Jim Shooter (signed)
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Christie Scheele (photograph); Tom DeFalco (photograph); Carmela Merlo (photograph); Roger Stern (photograph); John Byrne (photograph); Mark Gruenwald (photograph); Belinda Glass (photograph); Jim Shooter (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Precedes page 21 of the main sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Man and Super-Man!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Man and Super-Man!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Dear Sirs, I'd just like to share a few..."]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  4. 3. ["Ho-hum..."]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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