Fantastic Four #217 [Direct]
(April 1980)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 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
0714860246204
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited) (editor); Morrie Kuramoto (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

By Herbie Betrayed! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Sinnott
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya tin-galoot -- we brought ya into the FF --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; H.E.R.B.I.E. [Dr. Sun]
Reprints
Keywords
robots

Masquerade! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Marv Wolfman (credited) (co-plot); Bill Mantlo
Pencils
John Byrne (credited) (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
LF57
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reed Richards, how can you be so...
Feature Logo
Stan Lee Presents: The Fantastic Four!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Dazzler; H.E.R.B.I.E. [Dr. Sun] (destroyed, villain); Nova (cameo flashback); Living Sphinx (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Reed has H.E.R.B.I.E. help him beef up security in the Baxter Building little knowing that something is very wrong with his robot.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You wouldn't believe it!
Feature Logo
Bullpen Bulletins
Characters
Rom; the Thing; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]

Indexer Notes

Stan's Soapbox; Marvel Masterpieces on Sale This Month!; house ad for Spider-Woman and The Thing cartoon series.

The Hungry Battleaxe! (Table of Contents: 3)

Hostess Fruit Pies; Iron Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My helmet radio is picking up a...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Battleaxe
Reprints

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

Fantastic 4 Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Matt Kaufman, Kurt S. Olsson, and David Christopher Hill.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. By Herbie Betrayed!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Masquerade!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. ["You wouldn't believe it!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Hungry Battleaxe!
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Iron Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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