Fantastic Four #251 [Direct]
(February 1983)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
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]
Editing
Tom DeFalco (Editor); Linda Grant (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

Into the Negative Zone! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints
Keywords
Negative Zone

Into the Negative Zone! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 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]]; Julie D'Angelo; Sharon Selleck; Grey Landers; Rolf Brandis; Franklin Richards; Alicia Masters; Annihilus (Villain); Blastaar (on monitor); Stygorr (on monitor); Galactus (Flashback)
Synopsis
The residents of the Baxter Building give Reed a hard time about all of the damage done by super villain battles. The FF head into the Negative Zone but Annihilus uses the portal to make his way to Earth where he menaces Alicia.
Reprints

Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor, FF #246 brought to light...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Rod Wahowske, Brian G. Smith, Robert Sasser, Ron Drescher, John A. Wilcox, Frederick McLaurin, and Stephen Gawronski; includes house ad for Vision and the Scarlet Witch limited series.

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

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Into the Negative Zone!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Into the Negative Zone!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes!
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. ["Dear Editor, FF #246 brought to light..."]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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