Fantastic Four #246 [Direct]
(September 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
1982-06-15
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 Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief); Lance Tooks (assistant editor); Jim Salicrup (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #12.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Too Many Dooms! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom]
Reprints

The Cracker Jack Old-Timers Baseball Classic (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Too Many Dooms (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
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Doctor Doom [Victor von Doom] (villain); Puppet Master [Philip Masters] (villain, false death); Ambassador Leopold (death)
Synopsis
Puppet Master makes a doll of Dr. Doom in order to try and control him and is killed for his efforts. The Fantastic Four are attacked by a batch of Dr. Doom robots. The real Doom brings them to Latveria to show them the devastation Zorba has wreaked on the country.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Mr. Byrne, I have been reading the...
Feature Logo
Fantastic Four Fan Page

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Angel Colon, Mike Horne, Jim Jackson, Michael F. Hopkins, Jill Thompson, and Donna Kingley.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Too Many Dooms!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Cracker Jack Old-Timers Baseball Classic
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Too Many Dooms
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [The Avalanche]
    A "Dungeons & Dragons" Adventure!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. ["Dear Mr. Byrne, I have been reading the..."]
    Fantastic 4 Fan Page
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