Fantastic Four #264 [Direct]
(March 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; 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Mole Man's monster! It's attacking again!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch; the Thing; Mole Man's monster
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #1 (November 1961)

Inferno (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Franklin Richards; Kate Dwyer; Mole Man; Moloids; Mole Man's monster; Alden Maas (death); Mr. Smith (robot); Mr. Jones (robot)
Synopsis
Thing enlists Mole Man's aid in rescuing the Human Torch from the megalomaniacal Maas.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in The Thing (Marvel, 1983 series) #10.

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Team, I really enjoy reading...

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Emma Melati Wee, David Allen, Reginald Chatman, Craig D. Smith, Jeff Gabriel, Eric Marcotte, Drake Letcher, T. Park and Jim Kasprzak.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Mole Man's monster! It's attacking again!"]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Inferno
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins Special
  4. 3. ["Dear Team, I really enjoy reading..."]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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