(September 2008)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.05 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
2008-08-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960604456655911
Editing:
Tom Brevoort; Jeanine Schaefer (associate)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Who Are the New Defenders? (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bryan Hitch
Inks:
Andrew Currie ?
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Robert Banner, Jr.; Alex Ultron; Lightwave; Natalie X; the Hooded Man; Psionics; Mr. Fantastic; Dr. Doom
Reprints:

["Because bomb-sniffing dogs don't work well underwater"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
A recruitment advertisement for the US Navy.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bryan Hitch
Inks:
?
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
typeset

Death of the Invisible Woman, Part 2: The Hooded Man (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark Millar
Pencils:
Bryan Hitch
Inks:
Bryan Hitch; Andrew Currie
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
Rus Wooton [as VC's Rus Wooton]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Debbie Green; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Miguel; Red-Beard; Lightwave; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Alyssa Moy Castle; Psionics; the Hooded Man; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Hank Pym; Valeria Richards; Tabitha Deneuve [future Invisible Woman]; Dr. Doom; future Galactus; Robert Bruce Banner, Jr.
Synopsis:
Johnny is attacked and captured by three unknown super-beings from 500 years in the future.
Reprints:

["Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Microsoft's computer game, "Too Human."

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 1 and 2 of the Fantastic Four story.

["The legend continues..."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Upper Deck's Marvel trading cards.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 4 and 5 of the Fantastic Four story.

["Torpedo Comics.com"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for www.torpedocomics.com, an on-line comics retailer.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 7 and 8 of the Fantastic Four story.

["He wasn't bitten by a radioactive spider..."] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
An obituary essay with photograph for Michael Turner.

Indexer Notes

This essay is between pages 12 and 13 of the Fantastic Four story.

["Introducing the new Skrull Kill Krew"] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for Avengers: The Initiative (Marvel, 2007 series) #16.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 13 and 14 of the Fantastic Four story.

["Have the Skrulls met their match..."] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for Deadpool (Marvel, 2008 series).

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 14 and 15 of the Fantastic Four story.

["With great power comes a prehensile tail"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
R.F. Bachs (signed)
Inks:
Karl Kesel (signed)
Colors:
Javier Mena (signed)
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for Marvel Apes (Marvel, 2008 series).

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 17 and 18 of the Fantastic Four story.

["Only one man stands between Earth and the Skrulls' next wave of attack..."] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for Nova (Marvel, 2007 series) #16.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 18 and 19 of the Fantastic Four story.

["The root of Venom's evil revealed!"] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for Venom: Dark Origin (Marvel, 2008 series)

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 19 and 20 of the Fantastic Four story.

["The Dark Knight is calling"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Verizon Wireless's games, ringtones, and previews of the Warner Brothers' motion picture, "The Dark Knight."

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

["True or False"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An anti-illegal drug use promotional advertisement from the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Are the New Defenders?
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. ["Because bomb-sniffing dogs don't work well underwater"]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Death of the Invisible Woman, Part 2: The Hooded Man
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. ["Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one."]
  6. 5. ["The legend continues..."]
  7. 6. ["Torpedo Comics.com"]
  8. 7. ["He wasn't bitten by a radioactive spider..."]
  9. 8. ["Introducing the new Skrull Kill Krew"]
  10. 9. ["Have the Skrulls met their match..."]
  11. 10. ["With great power comes a prehensile tail"]
  12. 11. ["Only one man stands between Earth and the Skrulls' next wave of attack..."]
  13. 12. ["The root of Venom's evil revealed!"]
  14. 13. ["The Dark Knight is calling"]
  15. 14. ["True or False"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Peter Croome
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthias Hofmann