(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