Fantastic Four #278 [Direct]
(May 1985)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1985-01-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Mike Carlin (editor); Michael Higgins (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Jerry Ordway (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Kristoff von Doom
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building

True Lies (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Jerry Ordway
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]]; Alicia Masters; Franklin Richards; Wyatt Wingfoot; Doombots (villain); Kristoff (villain); Doctor Doom (villain, origin); Namor, the Sub-Mariner (cameo flashback); Psycho-Man (cameo); Hate Monger (cameo)
Synopsis
Kristoff is brainwashed by the Doombots into believing that he is Doom and destroys the Baxter Building. The full origin of Doctor Doom is told.
Reprints
Keywords
Baxter Building

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

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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

Fantastic Forum / letters page / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mark Klobas, Roger W. Norris, Joe Frank, and Dennis Steele.

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

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 441,031. Single issue nearest to filing date: 407,859.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. True Lies
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Forum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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