Fantastic Four #254 [Direct]
(May 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
On-sale Date
1983-02-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Al Milgrom; Ann Nocenti (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

The Minds of -- Mantracora! (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]]; Taranith Gelstal
Reprints

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Minds of Mantracora (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Glynis Oliver
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]]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Annihilus (villain); Taranith Gelstal (villain)
Synopsis
The FF have more bizarre adventures in the Negative Zone. Reed has his psyche sucked out by Taranith Gelstal to power his spaceship.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear John: Because of you the...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Chuck Alligood, Rick S. Jones, Rick Lambour, Sean Grimes and Thomas Long.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Minds of -- Mantracora!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story [Basketball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. The Minds of Mantracora
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. ["You wanted the @*#!!#@ News?!"]
  5. 4. ["Good morning, afternoon, or evening as the case may be!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. ["Dear John: Because of you the..."]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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