Fantastic Four #245 [Direct]
(August 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
1982-05-18
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #11.
This issue has variants:

Childhood's End! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed as John Byrne)
Inks
John Byrne (signed as John Byrne)
Colors
?
Letters
Rick Parker ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]
Reprints

Look Like A Big League Player (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Childhood's End (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited)
Inks
John Byrne (credited)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello from New York City.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]] (origin); Barbara Walker; Franklin Richards (as child and adult); Alicia Masters; HERBIE-like robot
Synopsis
Franklin Richards' powers go out of control as he transforms into an adult and tries to make things the way he thinks they should be. The Thing is returned to his rocky form.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear John, I am really, really impressed with the...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Mark Waldman, Michele Cohen, Steve Elliot, Steve Thurman, Jeffrey Lowndes, and Joe Gardner.

[The Black Swamp of Lobella] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Childhood's End!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Look Like A Big League Player
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Childhood's End
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. ["Dear John, I am really, really impressed with the..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
  6. 5. [The Black Swamp of Lobella]
    A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
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