Fantastic Four #262 [Direct]
(January 1984)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bob Budiansky (editor); Michael Higgins (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Keywords
Assistant Editor's Month

The Trial of Reed Richards (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Lilandra; Gladiator; a Skrull
Reprints
Keywords
bondage

The Trial of Reed Richards (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Michael Higgins; John Byrne; Watcher; Lilandra; a Skrull; Odin; Galactus; Nova [Frankie Raye]; Eternity; Andrea Braun Byrne [Byrne's wife] (cameo)
Synopsis
John Byrne is brought by the Watcher to observe the cosmic trial of Reed Richards who has been accused of saving the life of Galactus and allowing him to continue to eat worlds. Odin, Eternity and Galactus himself testify at the trial.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Michael Higgins
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jesse Tonyaley, Charles B. Crockett Jr., Fred Bynum, Jay Tuttle, Paul Oliven, Stephen Gawronski, and Kyle Tokehim; includes editorial from Mike Higgins and house ad for The Alien Legion series.

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Star Frontiers; TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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. The Trial of Reed Richards
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. The Trial of Reed Richards
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
  4. 3. Star Frontiers
    Star Frontiers; TSR
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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