Fantastic Four #4 [Direct Edition]
(April 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 00411
Editing:
Mark Powers (editor); Jason Liebig (assistant editor); 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

Heroes Return: Terminus! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Salvador Larroca
Inks:
Art Thibert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Previously in Fantastic Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / recap / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the major characters, with a re-cap of the events from Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #3.

The Enemy Within (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Lobdell (plot); Chris Claremont (script)
Pencils:
Salvador Larroca
Inks:
Art Thibert
Colors:
Steve Oliff (colors); Digital Chameleon (color separations)
Letters:
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Silver Surfer; Alicia Masters; Mole Man; Franklin Richards (cameo); Billie Lumpkin (cameo); Terminus (villain); Crucible (villain); Isobel Aguirre (cameo); Gordon Clay (cameo); Moloids (cameo); Yancy Street Gang (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Silver Surfer and Alicia seek help from the FF. They all go to Yorktown, Saskatchewan, and join forces with the Mole Man in battle against Terminus. Ben gives Alicia and the Surfer his blessing. Meanwhile, Crucible threatens the imprisoned reporters.
Keywords:
Yorktown Saskatchewan

Indexer Notes

First issue of the lengthy run by Chris Claremont, Salvador Larroca, and Art Thibert (all the way to issue #32). First post-Heroes Reborn meeting of Thing and Alicia Masters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Comicraft

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jerry T. Perkins, Edward Hale, Mike Facciolo.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Heroes Return: Terminus!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Previously in Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. The Enemy Within
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
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