Fantastic Four #291 [Direct Edition]
(June 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 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 (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; time travel

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #1.

The Times They Are A'Changing! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Nick Fury; Alicia Masters; Licorice Calhoun; S.H.I.E.L.D.; Mr. Fantastic (cameo flashback); The Thing (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
The Fantastic Four and Fury find themselves in 1936 but time keeps rippling to the present. She-Hulk saves Licorice Calhoun from some goons and Nick flies off to Germany to kill Hitler.
Reprints:

The Bullpen Christmas Party... (Table of Contents)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Forum / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Malcolm Bourne, Elvis Orten, Lawrence Punch, Danny Goldman, Stephen Sanderson, John Brittan, DJEM.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 431,493. Single issue nearest to filing date: 451,662.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star Wars Droids / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Times They Are A'Changing!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. The Bullpen Christmas Party...
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Forum
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Star Wars Droids
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