Fantastic Four #257 [Direct Edition]
(August 1983)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
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:
Al Milgrom (Editor); Ann Nocenti (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Galactus; Nova [Frankie Raye]; Death
Reprints:
Keywords:
skeletons

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fragments (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:
FEATURE: Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; GUESTS: Nova [Frankie Raye]; Scarlet Witch; Vision; VILLAINS: Galactus; Death; Skrulls; CAMEO: Franklin Richards; H.E.R.B.I.E.
Synopsis:
Galactus devours Skrull homeworld. With Franklin badly injured by Annihilus, the Richardses decide to move to the burbs to try and give him a normal life while still taking part in the FF. Sue discovers she is pregnant.
Reprints:

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR / 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:
John Byrne; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from W. Everett Chestnut, Brian Smith, Stephen Gawronski, Mitchell B. Craig. Also commentary on Duffy Vohland's death by John Byrne.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story [Basketball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Fragments
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Star Frontiers
    Star Frontiers; TSR
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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