(January 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
2.99 USD; 4.20 CAD
Pages:
54
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
75960604456600111
Editing:
Mark Powers (editor); Jason Liebig (assistant editor, uncredited); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
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:

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
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Keywords:
Heroes Return

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Previously in Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch; 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 FF sets things right; Yvette finds that she has permanently acquired new powers -- just like the FF once did.
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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.

Editing

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mark Boyer
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Matthias Hofmann