The Thing #4 [Direct]
(October 1983)

Marvel, 1983 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
1983-06-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Ann Nocenti (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #27, with newsstand on-sale date of 1983-06-28.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brent Anderson (signed)
Inks
Brent Anderson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing; Lockjaw
Reprints

I, Monster! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Thing / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Hilary Barta
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing; Sarah Ann Jackson; Lockjaw; Roberta
Synopsis
The Thing and Lockjaw help Sarah Ann Jackson and her son Lucas against a small town's prejudice.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Hype Box; Mighty Marvel Checklist / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

The Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Letters Page! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Ric Woodward, Paul Yellovich, Angela Morgan, Charles David Haskell, Gary Dunaier. Also includes an ad for the monthly Thor series.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Thing
  2. 1. I, Monster!
    The Thing
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Hype Box; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Letters Page!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • Bianco Cavaliere
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Stephane Poitras
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Jonathan Sari
  • Richard Thomson