Fantastic Four #208 [Direct]
(July 1979)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1979
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860246207
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

This issue has variants.

Barcode printed on comic but with black slash printed over it.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (layout); Keith Pollard
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last -- I possess the power!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Sphinx
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from original art viewed at http://www.collectingfool.com/art.html

The Power of the Sphinx! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Al Milgrom [as Diverse Hands] (finished art); Frank Giacoia [as Diverse Hands] (finished art); Frank Springer [as Diverse Hands] (finished art); ? [as Diverse Hands] (finished art)
Inks
Al Milgrom [as Diverse Hands]; Frank Giacoia [as Diverse Hands]; Frank Springer [as Diverse Hands]; ? [as Diverse Hands]
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Joe Rosen

Job Number
LG435
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; The Sphinx; Dr. Sun; New Champions [Nova-Prime [Tanak Valt]; Nova [Rich Ryder]; Crimebuster [Frank Moore]; Diamondhead [Arch Dyker]; Prime Thoran; Powerhouse [Rieg Davan]; Comet [Harris Moore] (introduction as group)]; Queen Adora
Reprints

Pete Rose Batting Practice (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Turco; Batting Practice / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Hotshot on the Block (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fantastic Four Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robert Rusk, D. Touey, Jeffrey Lowndes, Tom Ernst, and Randall Moreau.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["At last -- I possess the power!"]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Power of the Sphinx!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Pete Rose Batting Practice
    Turco; Batting Practice
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Hotshot on the Block
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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