Fantastic Four #242 [Direct]
(May 1982)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-02-16
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 (credited) (editor); Lance Tooks (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

He's Back!! Terrax, the Untamed!! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed as J. B.)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed as Austin)
Colors
?
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Terrax; Thor; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]
Reprints

Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Terrax the Untamed (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
John Byrne (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Space. It has been called many things.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Franklin Richards; HERBIE-like robot; Alicia Masters; Frankie Raye; Aunt May Parker; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Thor [Donald Blake]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Terrax (villain); Julie; Garth; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson
Synopsis
Terrax shows up to wreck the Fantastic Four's Christmas plans and things get worse when he asks them to stop Galactus or face death.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

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

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

[Grindal the Mentor] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure! / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor, I like Byrne's unorthodox...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page
Characters
Doctor Doom

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Steve Beery, Howard W. Stangroom, Lanny Tucker, Walter S. Jaschek, Barry Dutter, John Byrne and John A. Wilcox.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He's Back!! Terrax, the Untamed!!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Terrax the Untamed
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["Enter and sign in please!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [Grindal the Mentor]
    A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
  6. 5. ["Dear Editor, I like Byrne's unorthodox..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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