Fantastic Four #1 [Direct Edition]
(January 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
2.99 USD; 4.20 CAD
Pages:
54
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606044566 00111
Editing:
Mark Powers (editor); Jason Liebig (assistant editor, uncredited); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior (#1-42); Glossy interior (#43-588)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Legend Begins Anew! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; B'arr; Exalt; Stem
Reprints:
Keywords:
Heroes Return

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Previously in Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman]

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the major characters, with a re-cap of the events from Onslaught to Heroes Reborn: The Return.

Vive la Fantastique! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 44 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Lobdell
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
Liquid!
Letters:
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne [as AD]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards; Ruined [B'arr; Exalt; Stem] (villains, intro); Mole Man; Moloids; Yvette Diamonde (intro); Laurent Levesseur (intro); Herve Dubois (intro); Aaron Starr; Tintin; Arlise (intro); Yancy Street Gang (in Paris!)
Synopsis:
In Paris, Yvette Diamonde protests construction over a historic site. Several people are transformed into ancient beings called the Ruined. The Fantastic Four sets things right. Yvette finds that she has permanently acquired new powers -- just like the Fantastic Four once did.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The events in this story follow the Fantastic Four's return from the Pocket Universe in Heroes Reborn: The Return #1-4. The Ruined appear next in issue #20.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legend Begins Anew!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Previously in Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Vive la Fantastique!
    Fantastic Four
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