Fantastic Four #261 [Direct Edition]
(December 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
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Bob Budiansky (Editor); Michael Higgins (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

The Search for Reed Richards! (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 [Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Watcher
Reprints:

The Search for Reed Richards (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]]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Marrina; Edwin Jarvis; Silver Surfer; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Watcher; Lilandra (cameo); Gladiator (cameo); a Skrull (cameo); Galactus (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four enlist the aid of the Watcher in their search for Mr. Fantastic. They discover that Reed has been captured and is preparing to stand trial in a cosmic court for saving the life of Galactus who went on to destroy the Skrull homeworld.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
the Thing [as Mr. T]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Brenda Robnett, Jay Beauvilla, Mark Steven Long, David Plunkert, Stephen Darner, Anthony Hochrein.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Search for Reed Richards!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Search for Reed Richards
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Star Frontiers
    Star Frontiers; TSR
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