Fantastic Four Annual #22 [Direct]
(1989)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Annual
Editing
Ralph Macchio (credited) (editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

The Awesome Conclusion to Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Fourteen] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed as Frenz)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed as Sinnott)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Set; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Tigra [Greer Nelson]; Vision
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
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[Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Walter Simonson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream

For Crown and Conquest! (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Rich Buckler (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuniga (credited)
Colors
John Wilcox (credited as John A. Wilcox)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere beneath an ocean misleadingly called Pacific:
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers West Coast: Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mockingbird [Bobbi Morse] (cameo); Dr. Henry Pym; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; Vision; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
The Avengers: Black Panther [T'Challa]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Namor the Sub-Mariner [Namor] (leaves the group); Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Sersi [Circe]; Thor [Thor Odinson]
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
New Mutants: Boom-Boom [Tabitha Smith] (cameo flashback); Cannonball [Sam Guthrie] (cameo flashback); Rictor [Julio Richter] (cameo flashback); Sunspot [Roberto Da Costa] (cameo flashback); Warlock (cameo flashback); Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair] (cameo flashback)
SURF: Eel (cameo flashback); Sharkskin (cameo flashback); Undertow (cameo flashback)
X-Men: Colossus [Piotr Rasputin] (cameo flashback); Dazzler [Alison Blaire] (cameo flashback); Havok [Alex Summers] (cameo flashback); Longshot (Mojoverse) (cameo flashback); Psylocke [Betsy Braddock] (cameo flashback); Rogue [Anna Marie] (cameo flashback); Storm [Ororo Munroe] (cameo flashback); Wolverine [Logan] (cameo flashback)
Andromeda [Andrea McPhee]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Dagger [Tandy Bowen]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (cameo flashback); Demogorge (on video screen); Diamondback [Rachel Leighton] (cameo flashback); Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Dorma (cameo flashback); Ghaur (villain); Llyra (villain); Marrina (cameo flashback); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Moon Knight [Marc Spector] (cameo flashback); Naga (villain); Namorita; Punisher [Frank Castle] (cameo flashback); She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd] (cameo flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (cameo flashback); Lemurians (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
With Ghaur and Llyra on the verge of sacrificing the chosen seven brides of Set to power the Serpent Crown, the Avengers and Fantastic Four invade their underwater base. While the Avengers battle the Lemurians, the Fantastic Four and Namor make their way into Ghaur's throne room and put a stop to his plans. With their friends freed, the heroes dump the giant Serpent Crown into a deep crevasse to end its threat.
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Indexer Notes

Atlantis Attacks continued from Thor Annual (Marvel, 1966 series) #14.

Savior of the Lost Artifacts (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Tom Morgan
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]
Crystal [Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff]; Lockjaw; Uatu
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
With their new headquarters nearing completion, Reed and Sue try to discover who saved much of their equipment and personal items from destruction.
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Indexer Notes

Story takes place within Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #249.

Mission: Impossible Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gregory Wright
Pencils
Hilary Barta
Inks
Hilary Barta
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Willie Schubert

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Annihilus (cameo); Impossible Man; Stan Lee; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four tries to save Stan Lee from the Impossible Man who is trying to break into show biz.

From the Journals of Doctor Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Doom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson
Pencils
Ron Lim
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Jade Moede

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Kang [Nathaniel Richards] (Other Earth - Earth-6311); Mad Thinker; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Doom sounds off as to why he is smarter than some of the other foes of the Fantastic Four.

The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter 14: Game, Set, and Match (Table of Contents: 6)

The Saga of the Serpent Crown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Keith Williams (credited)
Colors
Marc Siry (credited)
Letters
Jade Moede (credited)
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited) (editor); Gregory Wright (credited) (managing editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Earth's Watcher, I was present when the saga of the serpent crown...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (flashback); Gaea; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn] (flashback); Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (flashback); Set (flashback); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (flashback); The Thing [Ben Grimm] (flashback); Watcher [Uatu]; Myron Wilburn (flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The Watcher wraps up the origins of the Serpent Crown for Gaea.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Awesome Conclusion to Atlantis Attacks [Chapter Fourteen]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. [Credits]
  3. 2. For Crown and Conquest!
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Savior of the Lost Artifacts
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Mission: Impossible Man
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. From the Journals of Doctor Doom
    Doctor Doom
  7. 6. The Saga of the Serpent Crown Chapter 14: Game, Set, and Match
    The Saga of the Serpent Crown
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