Fantastic Four #189 [Regular Edition]
(December 1977)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860246212
Editing
Len Wein
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #116, 200, 358)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Torch That Was! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Quasimodo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #4.

The Torch That Was! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Quasimodo; Mad Thinker; Lockjaw; Wyatt Wingfoot; Professor Phineas Horton (in flashback)
Synopsis
Re-intro the Golden Age Torch with an origin recap.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Torpedo

Spider-Man in "Legal Eagle" (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spalding Presents Street Ball with Rick Barry and Dr. J! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Torch That Was!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Torch That Was!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Spider-Man in "Legal Eagle"
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. Spalding Presents Street Ball with Rick Barry and Dr. J!
    Spalding
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