Fantastic Four #194 [Regular Edition]
(May 1978)

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
0714860246205
Editing
Marv Wolfman (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Doomed By Diablo! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
George Pérez (signed as George Perez)
Inks
George Pérez (signed as George Perez)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Darkoth; Diablo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover lettering by Danny Crespi confirmed by Todd Klein via The Danny Crespi Files posting on his Facebook page, 27 April 2018.

Vengeance is Mine! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein (credited as Wein) (plot); Keith Pollard (credited as Pollard) (plot); Bill Mantlo (credited) (script)
Pencils
Keith Pollard (credited) (breadowns); Dave Hunt (finished art)
Inks
Dave Hunt (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited)
Letters
Annette Kawecki (credited)

Job Number
C-719
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Darkoth [Desmond Pitt] (dies in this story); Diablo; Alicia Masters; Sue Richards; Namor the Sub-Mariner (cameo); Impossible Man
Synopsis
The Thing looks to stop Diablo and Darkoth, leading to a knockdown, drag-out fight between Ben and Darkoth. With his final breath, Darkoth reveals who he really is to Ben and then sacrifices himself to stop Diablo.
Reprints

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

Baxter Building Bulletins / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kam Kontos, Chuck Mabry, Burt Glass, Chester Mosher.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Thor; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doomed By Diablo!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Vengeance is Mine!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Baxter Building Bulletins
  4. 3. ["Well, there I was a few weeks ago..."]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold
    Thor; Hostess Twinkies
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