Fantastic Four Annual #23 [Direct Edition]
(1990)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Michael Heisler (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound (#1-15, 21-27); Saddle-stitched (#16-20)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Days of Future Present Part One of Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Ahab
Reprints:

When Franklin Comes Marchin' Home (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Simonson (pp 1-18); Bob Harras (pp 19-25)
Pencils:
Jackson Guice
Inks:
Geof Isherwood
Colors:
Richard Rasche
Letters:
Pat Brosseau (pp 1-11); Rick Parker (pp 12-25)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Ben Grimm [the Thing]]; Franklin Richards; Franklin Richards (adult); Banshee; Forge; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Meggan; Power Pack [Alex Power; Julie Power; Jack Power; Katie Power]; Ahab (villain)
Synopsis:
A very powerful Franklin Richards arrives from the future, finds that things with his family are not as he remembers them and, much to the current Fantastic Four's chagrin, he "fixes" them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in New Mutants Annual (Marvel, 1984 series) #6.

Cast in Fire, Carved in Stone (Table of Contents)

Volcana / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
James Brock Jr.
Pencils:
Mark McKenna
Inks:
Mark McKenna
Colors:
Brad Vancata
Letters:
John Morelli

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Volcana; Moonstone [Doctor Karla Sofen]; Doctor Doom
Reprints:

Beyond and Back (Table of Contents)

Kosmos; Kubik / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Kaminski
Pencils:
Greg Capullo
Inks:
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors:
Suzanne Dell'Orto
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kosmos [Beyonder]; Kubik; Watchers; Dark Phoenix; Mangog; The Overmind; The Uni-Mind; High Evolutionary; The Stranger; Eon; Celestials; The Vishanti; Thanos; Mephisto; Satanish; D'Spayre; Death; Lord Chaos; Master Order; In-Betweener; The Living Tribunal; Galactus; Eternity
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Days of Future Present Part One of Four
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. When Franklin Comes Marchin' Home
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Cast in Fire, Carved in Stone
    Volcana
  4. 3. Beyond and Back
    Kosmos; Kubik
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