(2020)

Marvel, 2019 Series
Volume
?
Price
39.99 USD; 52.00 CAD
Pages
500
On-sale Date
2020-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
T
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-1-302-92340-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781302923402
Editing
Mark D. Beazley (collection editor); Maia Loy (assistant managing editor); Lisa Montalbano (assistant managing editor)

Issue Notes

Collects Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1998 series) #16-32, and Annual 1999 (Marvel, 1999 series) and 2000 (Marvel, 2000 series).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid! (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Dorma; Shakti; Divinity; Technarx
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Credits page.

The Kree's Mightiest Heroes... ...The Avengers?!? (Table of Contents: 2)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!
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typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Kree Giant-Man; Kree Iron Man; Kree Captain America; Kree Scarlet Witch
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Unnatural Selection (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert; Erik Benson
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Margali Szardos; Kree Avengers [Captain America; Giant-Man; Iron Man; Scarlet Witch]; Brood; Destiny; Legion; Acanti; Lucas (introduction); Redwing (introduction)
Synopsis
Margali Szardos transports the unknowing Fantastic Four into a future where Dr. Doom joined the Fantastic Four and Sue married him, and where the Kree and Brood have enslaved the earth. The Fantastic Four battle the Kree Avengers and team up with Lucas and Redwing to defeat the Brood.
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Keywords
time travel

Indexer Notes

The Fantastic Four appear here following Iron Man (vol. 3) #14, where Ronan escapes with the Watcher's weapon, and Iron Man and Charlotte Jones return to Earth.

In the Negative Zone! (Table of Contents: 4)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
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Liquid!
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?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lockdown; Rosetta Stone
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Shadow City's Most Wanted! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
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]]; Lockdown (introduction, guest-star); Rosetta Stone (introduction, guest-star); Twisted Sisters [Coil (introduction); Gyre (introduction); Helix (introduction); Ringlet (introduction)]
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four arrive back to their right time, but in the Negative Zone. They are captured and placed in a virtual reality scenario where they lead criminal lives, constantly thwarted by Lockdown and Rosetta Stone. Reed comes up with a dangerous escape plan.
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Keywords
Negative Zone; time travel

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. Lockdown and Rosetta Stone's true names are revealed in the next issue.

Jailbreak in Shadow City! (Table of Contents: 6)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
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Liquid!
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Lockdown; Rosetta Stone
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Bedlam Breakout (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
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] (briefly as Torque)]; Alyssa Moy (flashback); Lockdown [Jomo Kimanye] (guest-star); Rosetta Stone [Nefer Neith Sinue] (guest-star); Twisted Sisters [Coil; Gyre; Helix; Ringlet]; Dr. Edwina Dantes (introduction); Prince Bayan (introduction)
Synopsis
Lockdown and Rosetta Stone imprison the Fantastic Four. Reed breaks them out. Sue frees herself from the virtual reality scenario and from Mannequin's shape, then frees the others. They consider taking action against the scenario, and flee before they are recaptured.
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2. Lockdown and Rosetta Stone's true names are revealed. They both appear next in Contest of Champions II #3. Ringlet is incorrectly called Ringtoss. Sue frees herself from the Mannequin. The Twisted Sisters appear next in X-Men #105.

At Long Last... ...Annihilus Will Have His Revenge! (Table of Contents: 8)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
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Liquid!

Genre
superhero
Characters
Annihilus; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
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Down & Out in the Negative Zone (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
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]]; Annihilus (villain); Bureau of Monsters Management; Crystal Spiders
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four arrive on Annihilus' throneworld. Reed searches for hardware that Annihilus stole from Four Freedoms Plaza, while Ben, Sue, and Johnny battle Annihilus. Their combined skills bring them home, to learn that Paris has been overtaken by the Ruined.
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Keywords
Paris

Indexer Notes

The Fantastic Four finally return to Earth at the end of this issue (they have been away from it since issue #13).

The Return of the Ruined! (Table of Contents: 10)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
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Liquid!
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?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Yvette Diamonde; Ruined
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Since the Last Time We Saw Paris -- -- Itza Been Ruined! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards; Alyssa Moy; Caledonia; Puppy; Bounty; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Ruined [B'arr (villain); Exalt (villain); Katar (villain, introduction); Stem (villain)]; Bacchae (villain); Margali Szardos; Yvette Diamonde; Reno (introduction); Arlisse
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four rescue Margali Szardos from the Ruined. At Pier Four, a teenage girl suddenly appears. Franklin recognizes her as Valeria, remembering her from his special dreams. Bounty arrives to arrest Caledonia. The Bacchae show up to take vengeance on the Fantastic Four.
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Keywords
Pier Four

Indexer Notes

The Ruined last appeared in issue #1. The Bacchae appear here following their cameo in FF #7. Margali appears here between Fantastic Four #16 and Fantastic Four 1999. Valeria Von Doom (Marvel Girl) appears here for the first time in our timeline, after a cameo in FF #15.

While the Parents Are Away... ...the Kids Will Play Deadly Games! (Table of Contents: 12)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alyssa Moy; Franklin Richards; Caledonia; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Puppy; Bacchae
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Rascals 4 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Comicraft; Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards; Alyssa Moy; Caledonia; Puppy; Bounty; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Hercules (guest-star); Persephone (guest-star); Cerberus (villain); Hades (villain); Hera (villain); Hippolyta (villain); Bacchae (villain); Centaurs; Myrmidons; Titans; Reno
Synopsis
Franklin, Valeria, Caledonia, Bounty, Alyssa, and Puppy battle the Bacchae, Hippolyta, Hades, and Cerberus. Valeria runs afoul of Hera. The Fantastic Four and Hercules come to the rescue, aided by Persephone. Sue meets Valeria, who calls her "Mom."
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Indexer Notes

The Fantastic Four are reunited with Franklin and friends, for the first time since issue #13. Puppy teleports for the first time in this issue. The Fantastic Four appear next in Contest of Champions II #1-5.

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Salvador Larroca
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Liquid!
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But You Are My Family!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Girl [Valeria Von Doom]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
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Lost Hope! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Comicraft; Richard Starkings

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Bounty; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; She-Hulk (guest-star); Absorbing Man (villain); Titania (villain); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (guest-star); Ronan (cameo); Annihilus (cameo); the Ruined (cameo); Badoon (cameo); Brood (cameo); Doctor Doom (cameo)
Synopsis
Reed investigates Valeria's claim to be Sue's daughter. Sue vents her anger and Valeria overhears. They both reflect on their past. Valeria battles the Absorbing Man and Titania, who drug She-Hulk and Ben. Sue trounces the villains, and brings Valeria home.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. The Fantastic Four appear here after Contest of Champions II (hence the reference to Badoon and Brood). Sue finds the birth certificate to her stillborn daughter (from Fantastic Four vol. 1 #267), Valerie Meghan Richards. Valeria is Sue and Doctor Doom's daughter.

Chaos at a Comic Con! (Table of Contents: 16)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mad Thinker's Awesome Android; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Chris Claremont; Salvador Larroca
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Skull Session (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
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]]; Franklin Richards; Caledonia; Puppy; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers] (guest-star); Firestar (guest-star); Justice (guest-star); Scarlet Witch (guest-star); Thor (guest-star); Wonder Man (guest-star)]; Red Skull (villain); Mad Thinker (villain); Daredevil (guest-star); Namorita (guest-star); She-Hulk (guest-star); Chris Claremont (guest-star); Salvador Larroca (guest-star); Art Thibert (guest-star)
Synopsis
Valeria makes herself at home in Reed's lab. The Fantastic Four trace the villains to the San Diego Comic Convention. The Avengers (under influence) attack them. The real villains are the Red Skull and the Mad Thinker, who escape with SHIELD's Helicarrier.
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Keywords
Helicarrier; San Diego Comic Con

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2. This story was published shortly after the 1999 San Diego Comic Con. The Fantastic Four appear next in the Fantastic Four 1999 Annual. First appearance of Valeria's room, which suddenly appears in the Fantastic Four's headquarters out of nowhere.

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The Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
José Ladrönn (signed)
Inks
José Ladrönn (signed)
Colors
José Ladrönn ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Selene; Blackheart; Mechamage
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The Keys to the Kingdom (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Chris Claremont (signed)
Pencils
José Ladrönn (signed)
Inks
José Ladrönn (signed)
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Saida Temofonte

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards; Alyssa Moy; Caledonia; Puppy; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Selene; Blackheart (villain); Shadow Hunters [Mechamage (introduction); Margali Szardos; Jahrmarkt (introduction)]; Edwin Jarvis; Wong; Daimon Hellstrom; Reno
Synopsis
Alyssa Moy, researching the Hellfire Club, is attacked by magic. The Fantastic Four receive aid from Margali Szardos and Mechamage. They battle Selene and Blackheart at the Hellfire Club, and rescue Daimon Hellstrom. Mechamage joins Margali and the Shadow Hunters.
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Keywords
Hellfire Club

Indexer Notes

This story takes place between Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #23 and #24.

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Pencils
Salvador Larroca (signed)
Inks
Art Thibert (signed as T)
Colors
Liquid! (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards
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Last Farewell (Table of Contents: 21)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
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]]; Franklin Richards; Billie Lumpkin; Caledonia; Puppy; Bounty; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (guest-star); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (guest-star); Professor X (guest-star); Scarlet Witch (guest-star); Hydro-Man; Razorback (villain); Yancy Street Gang
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four prepare for the arrival of the chaos storm. Valeria vows to protect Franklin. The Fantastic Four and friends enjoy a fabulous feast. The chaos storm arrives early. Sue sends Franklin, Caledonia, and Puppy to safety. A massive tidal wave looms over Manhattan.
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Indexer Notes

Part 1 of the "Return of Dr. Doom" epic (of 8 parts). The Earth of the Pocket Universe arrives in our universe (see Heroes Reborn: Doomsday, Heroes Reborn: Ashema, and Heroes Reborn: Doom). Franklin, Puppy, and Caledonia appear next in Fantastic Four 2000.

The Return of Doom! (Table of Contents: 22)

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Doctor Doom
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Indexer Notes

"60 Years of Super Heroes" emblem on cover.

When Worlds Collide! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert; Mark Pennington
Colors
Liquid!
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]]; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom] (cameo); Doctor Doom; Ashema; Lancer; Dreaming Celestial (villain); Divinity (villain); Dorma (villain); Shakti (villain); Technarx (villain)
Synopsis
The tidal wave hits Manhattan. Doctor Doom's ship appears. Time stops. The Fantastic Four and Valeria enter the ship and battle Doom's army. They join forces to battle the Dreaming Celestial and rescue Ashema. Only Reed and Doom remain standing -- and then only Doom.
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Indexer Notes

Part 2 of the "Return of Dr. Doom" epic (of 8 parts). Doctor Doom, Ashema, Lancer, the Dreaming Celestial, Divinity, Dorma, Shakti, and Technarx all appear here immediately after Heroes Reborn: Doom, in which they return from the Pocket Universe.

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Pencils
Salvador Larroca (signed)
Inks
Art Thibert (signed as T-Bear)
Colors
Liquid! (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
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I Am Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom] (cameo); Wyatt Wingfoot (cameo); Wynona Wingfoot (cameo); Lancer; Divinity (villain); Dorma (villain); Shakti (villain); Technarx (villain); The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark] Scarlet Witch]; Ashema
Synopsis
Valeria hugs Doctor Doom (her "Daddy"). Sue realizes that the man in Doom's armor is her husband. They send Valeria to Haven. "Doom" demands an alliance between his army and the Fantastic Four. Dorma insists that it be sealed by the wedding of Doom and Sue.
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Indexer Notes

Part 3 of the "Return of Doctor Doom" epic (of 8 parts). Mr. Fantastic poses as Doctor Doom from this issue until issue #31. The real Doctor Doom appears next in issue #30.

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Pencils
Salvador Larroca (signed)
Inks
Art Thibert (signed)
Colors
Liquid!

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic; Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Firestar; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Justice [Vance Astrovik]; Wolverine; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]
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Keywords
wedding

Indexer Notes

Dedicated to Maria Pilar.

Say -- What?! (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers] (guest-star); Firestar (guest-star); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (guest-star); Justice [Vance Astrovik] (guest-star); Scarlet Witch (guest-star); Thor (guest-star); Wonder Man (guest-star)]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner (guest-star); Lancer (guest-star); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (guest-star); Black Panther (guest-star); Black Widow [Natasha Romanova] (guest-star); Val Cooper (guest-star); Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (guest-star); Nick Fury (guest-star); J. Jonah Jameson (guest-star); Magneto (guest-star); Alicia Masters (guest-star); Namorita; Nova [Richard Rider] (guest-star); Red Skull (guest-star); She-Hulk (guest-star); Wasp (guest-star); Chris Claremont (cameo); Salvador Larroca (cameo); Art Thibert (?, cameo); Stan Lee (cameo); Jack Kirby (?, cameo); Bobbie Chase (cameo); Maria Pilar (cameo); Neal Conan (cameo); Bob Edwards (cameo); Manoli Wetherell (cameo); President Bill Clinton (cameo); Divinity (villain); Dorma (villain); Shakti (villain); Technarx (villain)
Synopsis
The world reacts to the news that Sue is going to marry Doctor Doom. Reed tries in vain to free himself from Doom's armor. The Avengers confront Ben about the situation. Namor gives Sue a necklace. Sue marries Doom, and becomes the Baroness von Doom.
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Indexer Notes

Part 4 of the "Return of Dr. Doom" epic (of 8 parts). Sue becomes the Baroness von Doom in this issue, a title she will keep forever. The necklace that Namor gives Sue plays a major role in issue #32.

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Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid! (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Dorma; Shakti; Divinity; Technarx
Reprints

Flashpoint! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers] (guest-star); Firestar (guest-star); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (guest-star); Justice [Vance Astrovik] (guest-star); Scarlet Witch (guest-star); Thor (guest-star)]; Lancer (guest-star); Divinity (villain); Dorma (villain); Shakti (villain); Technarx (villain); Edwin Jarvis (guest-star)
Synopsis
The Pentagon, the Avengers, the villains, and the Fantastic Four all play out disastrous war scenarios. The Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and the villains battle. The villains are captured. The Avengers begin to suspect the truth. Reed sends Lancer to find the real Doctor Doom.
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Indexer Notes

Part 5 of the "Return of Doctor Doom" epic (of 8 parts). Divinity, Dorma, Shakti, Technarx, and Lancer all appear next in Fantastic Four 2000.

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
Reprints

Fear! (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Billie Lumpkin; Namorita; Wyatt Wingfoot; Wynona Wingfoot; Frightful Four [Punisher [Galactus's herald] (villain); She-Thing [Sharon Ventura; Ms. Marvel] (villain); Trapster (villain); Wizard (villain)]; Black Eagle (guest-star)
Synopsis
The Frightful Four attack Wyatt Wingfoot's tribe and the Fantastic Four come to the rescue. Sharon Ventura tries to come to grips with what has been done to her. Sue sees Reed change security protocols and put on Doom's mask by choice. She vows to save her husband.
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Indexer Notes

Part 6 of the "Return of Doctor Doom" epic (of 8 parts).

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Salvador Larroca
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Art Thibert ?
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?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic; Reed Richards]
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Latveria (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Doctor Doom
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four travel to Latveria, where Doom and his bride are greeted with acclamation. Sue tries to get used to her new role as Baroness von Doom. Doom contacts Sue, asking her to build a teleport link. Sue struggles with her loyalties, and brings Doom home.
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Indexer Notes

Part 7 of the "Return of Doctor Doom" epic (of 8 parts).

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The Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Doom; Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic; Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
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Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Doctor Doom [Mr. Fantastic; Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Doctor Doom (guest-star)
Synopsis
Doom and Reed battle. Doom and Sue disappear. Ben and Johnny find them and learn that Reed is being controlled by Doom's armor. Doom defeats Reed, and reclaims his armor, thus freeing Reed from its control. Doom and the Fantastic Four bid farewell.
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Indexer Notes

Part 8 of the "Return of Doctor Doom" epic (of 8 parts). Reed returns to his right mind and body. The Fantastic Four appear next in Fantastic Four 2000, which serves as an epilogue to this epic.

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The Fantastic Four / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Original art from Fantastic Four #17 pages 2-3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

The Fantastic Four / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert; Mark Pennington

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Original art from Fantastic Four #25 page 38.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

The Fantastic Four / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Original art from Fantastic Four #29 page 17.

Dorma Triumphant! (Table of Contents: 39)

The Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dorma; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]
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Betrayal! (Table of Contents: 40)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Mark Pennington
Colors
Liquid!
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]]; Franklin Richards; Caledonia; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Divinity (villain); Dorma (villain); Shakti (villain); Technarx (villain)
Synopsis
Divinity, Dorma, Shakti, and Technarx escape and attack the Fantastic Four as they return from Latveria. The Fantastic Four capture them and send all of them (except Dorma, who escapes) as prisoners to Doctor Doom on Planet Doom.
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Keywords
Latveria; Planet Doom

Indexer Notes

The Fantastic Four appear here between Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #31 and #32. This story serves as an epilogue to the "Return of Doctor Doom" epic in Fantastic Four #24-31.

Bonus Pin-Up!! (Table of Contents: 41)

The Fantastic Four / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Adam Pollina (signed)
Inks
Sean Parsons (signed)
Colors
?

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

Based on the Crucible story in Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #5 and #10-12.

Marvel Girl! (Table of Contents: 42)

Marvel Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Greg Scott
Inks
Derek Mei
Colors
Steve Oliff
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; Lancer (guest-star)
Synopsis
Marvel Girl and Lancer both remember their families.
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Indexer Notes

This story takes place in "New York City, a few years into an alternate future."

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The Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert ?
Colors
Liquid!

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
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Abyss (Table of Contents: 44)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner (guest-star); Dorma (villain); Atlanteans (villains)
Synopsis
Sue takes a boat out into the mid-Pacific, where she is attacked. Her necklace allows her to breathe underwater and brings Namor to her aid. They are attacked by Dorma. The Fantastic Four come to the rescue. Sue and Reed affirm their love for each other.
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Indexer Notes

The Fantastic Four appear here following Fantastic Four 2000. Dedicated to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Chris Claremont's last issue. Sue's necklace appears here following its introduction in issue #27. The Namor/Sue sub-plot (see issue #7) comes to a resolution.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Kree's Mightiest Heroes... ...The Avengers?!?
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Unnatural Selection
    The Fantastic Four
  5. 4. In the Negative Zone!
    The Fantastic Four
  6. 5. Shadow City's Most Wanted!
    The Fantastic Four
  7. 6. Jailbreak in Shadow City!
    The Fantastic Four
  8. 7. Bedlam Breakout
    The Fantastic Four
  9. 8. At Long Last... ...Annihilus Will Have His Revenge!
    The Fantastic Four
  10. 9. Down & Out in the Negative Zone
    The Fantastic Four
  11. 10. The Return of the Ruined!
    The Fantastic Four
  12. 11. Since the Last Time We Saw Paris -- -- Itza Been Ruined!
    The Fantastic Four
  13. 12. While the Parents Are Away... ...the Kids Will Play Deadly Games!
    The Fantastic Four
  14. 13. Rascals 4
    The Fantastic Four
  15. 14. ["But You Are My Family!"]
    The Fantastic Four
  16. 15. Lost Hope!
    The Fantastic Four
  17. 16. Chaos at a Comic Con!
    The Fantastic Four
  18. 17. Skull Session
    The Fantastic Four
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  20. 19. The Keys to the Kingdom
    The Fantastic Four
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  22. 21. Last Farewell
    The Fantastic Four
  23. 22. The Return of Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  24. 23. When Worlds Collide!
    The Fantastic Four
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  26. 25. I Am Doctor Doom!
    The Fantastic Four
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  28. 27. Say -- What?!
    The Fantastic Four
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  30. 29. Flashpoint!
    The Fantastic Four
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  32. 31. Fear!
    The Fantastic Four
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  34. 33. Latveria
    The Fantastic Four
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  36. 35. Doomsday!
    The Fantastic Four
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  40. 39. Dorma Triumphant!
    The Fantastic Four
  41. 40. Betrayal!
    The Fantastic Four
  42. 41. Bonus Pin-Up!!
    The Fantastic Four
  43. 42. Marvel Girl!
    Marvel Girl
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  45. 44. Abyss
    The Fantastic Four
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