(March 1979)

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:
0714860246203
Editing:
Marv Wolfman (Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Andromeda Attack! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Skrull; Queen Adora
Reprints:

The Andromeda Attack! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Francoise Mouly [as Francoise M.]
Letters:
Jim Novak
Job Number:
LG 248

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Agatha Harkness; Lanie (introduction); Frankie Raye; Watcher (flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Man-Wolf; Edwin Jarvis; Skrull X (introduction); Skrulls; The Monocle; Queen Adora (introduction); Master Xar (flashback); Tanak Valt [Nova-Prime] (introduction, flashback); Dean Joseph Wayne (introduction)
Synopsis:
A strange alien woman is beamed into the FF headquarters. She asks the team for help against the Skrulls and everyone except Johnny heads off. The Torch is left behind and is manipulated by The Monocle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued until #206. Story is concurrent with Avengers #181 and Amazing Spider-Man #190.

["A Message from Marv"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four Fan Page / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman; ?
Pencils:
Keith Pollard (layout); Joe Sinnott (finishes)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Francoise Mouly
Letters:
John Costanza; typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Wolfman presents a corrected panel from FF #201.
Letters from reader Peter Sanderson.
Page shared with the Statement of Ownership.
Follows page 11 of the main sequence.

U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required by 39 U.S.C. 3685) (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Shukin (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 416,191. Single issue nearest to filing date: 390,661.
Precedes page 12 of the main sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

The Incredible Hulk Changes His Mind! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Hulk; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Andromeda Attack!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Andromeda Attack!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["A Message from Marv"]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  4. 3. U.S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required by 39 U.S.C. 3685)
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Incredible Hulk Changes His Mind!
    Hulk; Hostess Cup Cakes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Fernandez
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