([July] 1988)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annually
On-sale date:
1988-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound (some saddle-stitched)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Evolutionary War [Part Five] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Crystal]; Black Bolt; Medusa; Gorgon; Karnak

Crystal Blue Persuasion (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Kieron Dwyer (breakdowns)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (finishes)
Colors:
Greg Wright
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Crystal (Leaves)]; GUESTS: Luna; Willie Lumpkin; Watcher; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Gorgon; Karnak; Triton; Quicksilver; Lockjaw; Mara]; Fantomask; VILLAINS: High Evolutionary; Gatherers; Eliminators; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Belasco; Moloids; Comet Man; Master Pandemonium; Punisher; Dani Moonstar; Speedball; Eternals [Ikarus; Sersi; Makkari; Thena; Karkas]
Synopsis:
The Inhumans arrive on earth to tell Crystal that Quicksilver has returned to the fold and that she is required to return and reconcile with her husband. The FF object and battle the Inhumans. Meanwhile, on the moon, the High Evolutonary sends his Gatherers and Eliminators to steal the Terrigen Mists from the Inhumans. The FF and Inhumans return to the Moon and drive the Evolutionary's forces off. Rather than see Johnny quit the FF, Crystal decides to stay with her people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
moon; Terrigen Mists

Indexer Notes

The Evolutionary War Part 5. Take place between Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #317 and 318.
The Evolutionary War continued from New Mutants Annual (Marvel, 1984 series) #4.
The Evolutionary War continues in Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #22.

Pin-Up Section! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / illustration / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Thing; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Alicia Storm; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Franklin Richards; Dr. Doom; Kristoff; Crystal

Crystal (Table of Contents)

Crystal / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edward L. Norton
Pencils:
Jackson Guice (breakdowns)
Inks:
Jose Marzan (finishes)
Colors:
Greg Wright
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Crystal; GUESTS: Inhumans [Black Bolt; Medusa; Gorgon; Karnak; Triton; Quicksilver; Lockjaw; Mara]; CAMEO: Dr. Doom
Synopsis:
Crystal gets reacquainted with her estranged husband little knowing that Quicksilver has dealings with Dr. Doom.

High Evolutionary Chapter 5: Silver and Crimson (Table of Contents)

High Evolutionary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Lim
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
Gerg Wright
Letters:
Ken Lopez; Joe Albelo

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: High Evolutionary; GUESTS: Werewolf by Night; Moloids
Synopsis:
Wyndham creates his High Evolutionary armor to protect himself from a werewolf.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued from New Mutants Annual (Marvel, 1984 series) #4; Continued in Amazing Spider-Man Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #22.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Evolutionary War [Part Five]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Crystal Blue Persuasion
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Pin-Up Section!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Crystal
    Crystal
  5. 4. High Evolutionary Chapter 5: Silver and Crimson
    High Evolutionary
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