Fantastic Four #290 [Direct Edition]
(May 1986)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing:
Michael Carlin (Editor); Michael Higgins (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Annihilus
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cosmic Control Rod; Negative Zone

Risk (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Al Gordon
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Nick Fury; Annihilus (Villain); Blastaar (Villain); Tanjaar; S.H.I.E.L.D.
Synopsis:
The FF get caught in a power struggle between Blastaar and Annihilus. Reed appears to sacrifice his life so that the FF and Fury can escape from the Negative Zone while keeping Annihilus contained within. But they find they have gone back in time to 1936.
Reprints:

["Dear Marvel, It is 2:34 A.M. ..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Forum / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mark Beebe, Shawn P. Barry, Joe Frank, Matt Drinkwine, Thomas Everett, Mike Ferrero, Alvin Helms, Tim Whetune & Frank Wade, Christopher Blue and Leonard Johnson.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Risk
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Dear Marvel, It is 2:34 A.M. ..."]
    Fantastic Forum
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