Fantastic Four #236 [Direct]
(November 1981)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
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]
Editing
Jim Salicrup (Editor); Bob Budiansky (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.

20th anniversary issue.
No letter column this issue.

Keywords
anniversary issues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed); Marie Severin (see notes)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Storm [Ororo Monroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Sprite [Kitty Pryde]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Vision; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Impossible Man; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Valkyrie; Franklin Richards; Agatha Harkness; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Ghost Rider [Johnny Blaze]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Nighthawk [Kyle Richmond]; Shang-Chi; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Willie Lumpkin; Stan Lee
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Indexer Notes

Severin penciled Stan Lee's face. Info per Jack Morelli and Terry Austin.

Terror in a Tiny Town (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters (guest star); Franklin Richards (guest star); Puppet Master (villain); Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom] (villain)
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four find themselves living in a strange world with lives almost similar to their own, little knowing that Doctor Doom has hooked them up to machines and transported them there.
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Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: Part 1 "As I Lay Dreaming..." (18 pp.) & Part 2 "If This Be Doomsday!" (22 pp.).

In Case You Just Joined Us... (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Salicrup ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Text article with a brief history of the FF, "A note on our special feature" text box discussing the sequence 2 story, and a key to the characters on the cover.
Placed in between pages 16 and 17 of the main sequence.

[The Green Slime] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Challenge of Dr. Doom! (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (breakdowns); Chic Stone (pp. 1, 7, 12) (finished art); Dick Ayers (p. 2) (finished art); Al Milgrom (p. 3) (finished art); Joe Sinnott (pp. 4, 10) (finished art); George Roussos (p. 5) (finished art); Sol Brodsky (p. 6) (finished art); Vince Colletta (pp. 8, 11) (finished art); Frank Giacoia (p. 9) (finished art); Pablo Marcos (p. 13) (finished art); John Byrne (p. 14) (finished art)
Inks
Chic Stone (pp. 1, 7, 12); Dick Ayers (p. 2); Al Milgrom (p. 3); Joe Sinnott (pp. 4, 10); George Roussos (p. 5); Sol Brodsky (p. 6); Vince Colletta (pp. 8, 11); Frank Giacoia (p. 9); Pablo Marcos (p. 13); John Byrne (p. 14)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Herbie the Robot (guest star); Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom] (villain)
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Indexer Notes

Adaptation of Fantastic Four cartoon script retelling Fantastic Four #5.
Inker page numbers are actual story pages.

The Hulk vs. The Phoomie Goonies (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Terror in a Tiny Town
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. In Case You Just Joined Us...
  4. 3. [The Green Slime]
    A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
  5. 4. The Challenge of Dr. Doom!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. The Hulk vs. The Phoomie Goonies
    Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
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