Fantastic Four #242 [Newsstand]
(May 1982)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860246205
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Lance Tooks (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #242 [Direct].


He's Back!! Terrax, the Untamed!! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne [as J.B.] (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Terrax; Thor; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]
Reprints:

Terrax the Untamed (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Franklin Richards; H.E.R.B.I.E.; Alicia Masters; Frankie Raye; Aunt May Parker; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Terrax (Villain); Julie; Garth; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson
Synopsis:
Terrax shows up to wreck the F.F.'s Christmas plans and things get worse when he asks them to stop Galactus or face death.
Reprints:

["Enter and sign in please!"] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter (signed); Larry Hama (signed)
Pencils:
{various} (illustrations)
Inks:
{various} (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Dazzler; Dennis the Menace; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Follows page 21 of the main sequence.

A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure! (Table of Contents)

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Willingham ?
Inks:
Bill Willingham ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Indel; Valerius; Grindal; Grimslade

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for TSR Hobbies, Inc.
Precedes page 22 of the main sequence.

["Dear Editor, I like Byrne's unorthodox..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Doctor Doom

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Steve Beery, Howard W. Stangroom, Lanny Tucker, Walter S. Jaschek, Barry Dutter, John Byrne and John A. Wilcox.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. He's Back!! Terrax, the Untamed!!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Terrax the Untamed
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["Enter and sign in please!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
    Dungeons & Dragons
  5. 4. ["Dear Editor, I like Byrne's unorthodox..."]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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  • Mike Nielsen
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