Fantastic Four #5 (650) [Alex Ross]
(March 2019)

Marvel, 2018 Series
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Price
7.99 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2018-12-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide Inc.
Publisher's Brand
Marvel [in horizontal box]
Barcode
759606090365 00551
Editing
Tom Brevoort (editor); Alanna Smith (assistant editor); C. B. Cebulski (editor-in-chief)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painting)
Inks
Alex Ross (painting)
Colors
Alex Ross (painting)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alicia Masters; Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Susan Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Dragon Man; Kid Colt [Blaine Colt]; X-Men [Beast [Henry McCoy]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Iceman [Robert Drake]]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Attuma; Nick Fury; Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom]; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Medusa; Executioner [Skurge]; Enchantress [Amora]; Thor; Awesome Android; Diablo; Cobra [Klaus Voorhees]; Leader [Samuel Sterns]; Loki; Red Skull; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Melter [Bruno Horgan]; Mandarin; Mr. Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mole Man; Grey Gargoyle; Unicorn; Rick Jones; Crimson Dynamo; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Red Ghost; Kang
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Phil Noto
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Homage to Stan Lee with signed sketch, one of Stan’s Soapbox columns and 4 black pages, including back of front cover, first three interior pages, and back cover, both sides.

Change Partners (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott (credited)
Pencils
Mike Allred (credited as Michael Allred)
Inks
Mike Allred (credited as Michael Allred)
Colors
Laura Allred (credited)
Letters
Joe Caramagna of Virtual Calligraphy (as VC's Joe Caramagna)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi. I'm looking for...?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sue Storm; Thing; Fantastic Four [Reed Richards [Mr. Fantastic]; Sue Storm [Invisible Girl]; Ben Grimm [Thing]; Johnny Storm [Human Torch]]; (flashback); Puppet Master (flashback); Alicia Masters (flashback); Mole Man (cameo flashback); Skrulls (cameo flashback); Miracle Man (cameo flashback); Sub-Mariner (cameo flashback); Doctor Doom (cameo flashback); Kurrgo (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Ben asks Sue to help him practice so that he can dance at his wedding. While they practice, she thinks about their past years together.
Reprints
Keywords
cosmic rays; dancing; Fantasticar; mind control

Guys Night Out (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott (credited)
Pencils
Adam Hughes (credited)
Inks
Adam Hughes (credited)
Colors
Adam Hughes (credited)
Letters
Joe Caramagna of Virtual Calligraphy (as VC's Joe Caramagna)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get a load a' this "Party Bus."
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Johnny Storm; Wyatt Wingfoot; Rocket Raccoon; Star-Lord; D-Man [Dennis Dunphy]; Justice [Vance Astro]; Wundarr; Spider-Man; Alicia Masters; Sue Storm; Medusa; Thundra; Crystal; She-Hulk; Doctor Strange; Thor; Tony Stark; Steve Rogers; T'Challa; Luke Cage; Serpent Society [Anaconda; Asp; Black Mamba; Princess Python; Fer-de-Lance; Black Racer]
Synopsis
Johnny tries to organize a bachelor party for Ben (because Reed got distracted) but things don't go quite as planned, when Thundra joins the guys instead of Alicia's party, and the female members of the Serpent Society jump out of the cake to fight the heroes.
Reprints
Keywords
bachelor parties; poker

4-Minute Warning (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott
Pencils
Aaron Kuder (credited)
Inks
Aaron Kuder (credited)
Colors
Marte Gracia (credited); Erick Arciniega (credited)
Letters
Joe Caramagna of Virtual Calligraphy (as VC's Joe Caramagna)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wyatt, Johnny. Please say you're being careful with those.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Valeria Richards; Franklin Richards; Alicia Masters; Petunia Grimm; Jacob Grimm; Wyatt Wingfoot; Delia; Argo; Rikki; Rabbi Lowenthal; Doctor Doom; Galactus (cameo)
Synopsis
Family members gather for Ben and Alicia's wedding, but in the middle of the ceremony, Doctor Doom makes a global announcement of the return of Galactus. Prepared for any eventuality, Reed uses a temporal displacement device to halt time for four minutes so that the ceremony can be completed before the Fantastic Four have to race off to the battle with Galactus.
Reprints
Keywords
Arizona; weddings; yarmulkes

Indexer Notes

Page count includes framing sequence of three pages before and three pages between the first two stories in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Brevoort
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Matt Strawbridge, Jim Schlievert, Shah Emami, Blanton Matthews, Roberto Pizzignach, Chris Valentine, JJ Smathers, Tyler Brusso, Joe Cannon.