Fantastic Four #296 [Direct]
(November 1986)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD; 0.75 GBP; 1.75 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-07-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Mike Carlin (editor); Bobbie Chase (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #99.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is done in Marvel's 25th anniversary trade dress.

Homecoming! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 64 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (pages 1-10); Kerry Gammill (pages 6-10); Ron Frenz (pages 11-20); Al Milgrom (pages 21-30); John Buscema (pages 31-40); Marc Silvestri (pages 41-49); Jerry Ordway (pages 50-64)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (pages 1-10); Vince Colletta (pages 6-10); Bob Wiacek (pages 11-20, 51-57); Klaus Janson (pages 21-30); Steve Leialoha (pages 31-40); Joe Rubinstein (credited) (pages 41-49); Joe Sinnott (pages 50, 58-64)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]] (origin retold); Hopper Hertnecky; Wyatt Wingfoot; Alicia Masters; Subterraneans (villains); Mole Man (villain)
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four battle the Mole Man. Thing returns to the team.
Reprints

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); Jim Shooter (signed)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee and Jim Shooter talk about the 25 years of the Fantastic Four. On the inside back cover.

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

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

Pencils
John Buscema (signed as B)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as S)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Homecoming!
    The Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Fantastic Four
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