Fantastic Four #271 [Direct]
(October 1984)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD; 0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-06-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Michael Carlin (editor); Michael Higgins (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #50, with newsstand on-sale date of 1984-07-17.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (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 [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]]; Gormuu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover designed in the style of Jack Kirby from the 50s / 60s.

Happy Birthday Darling! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Janice Chiang; Michael Higgins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Ben Grimm [Thing] (flashback)]; Alicia Masters; Wyatt Wingfoot; Franklin Richards; Giles Peacock; Mrs. Peacock; Gormuu (flashback, villain)
Synopsis
Mr. Fantastic recalls his battle with Gormuu and the Fantastic Four visit the Richards' estate in California. Trying to discover the mystery of his memory loss, Reed opens his father's old lab and finds a time platform.
Reprints
Keywords
Birthday

Indexer Notes

Bulk of the comic is a pre-FF tale done in the Lee/Kirby style.

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

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

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

Fantastic Forum / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin (credited as Michael Carlin)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Stephen Scott Beau Smith, Charles Ardinger V, Gregory Hrynchyshyn, Vicki Newton, Sean Twist, and Mary Francis O'Malley.

Join Our Special Subscriber's Club (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Happy Birthday Darling!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Forum
  5. 4. Join Our Special Subscriber's Club
    Marvel Subscriptions
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