Fantastic Four Annual #23 [Direct]
(1990)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Ralph Macchio (editor); Michael Heisler (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound (#1-15, 21-27); Saddle-stitched (#16-20)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Days of Future Present Part One of Four (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Ahab
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When Franklin Comes Marchin' Home (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Simonson (pp 1-18); Bob Harras (pp 19-25)
Pencils
Jackson Guice
Inks
Geof Isherwood
Colors
Richard Rasche
Letters
Pat Brosseau (pp 1-11); Rick Parker (pp 12-25)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Ben Grimm [the Thing]]; Franklin Richards; Franklin Richards (adult); Banshee; Forge; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Meggan; Power Pack [Alex Power; Julie Power; Jack Power; Katie Power]; Ahab (villain)
Synopsis
A very powerful Franklin Richards arrives from the future, finds that things with his family are not as he remembers them and, much to the current Fantastic Four's chagrin, he "fixes" them.
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Indexer Notes

Continued in New Mutants Annual (Marvel, 1984 series) #6.

Cast in Fire, Carved in Stone (Table of Contents: 2)

Volcana / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
James Brock Jr.
Pencils
Mark McKenna
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
John Morelli

Genre
superhero
Characters
Volcana; Moonstone [Doctor Karla Sofen]; Doctor Doom
Reprints

Beyond and Back (Table of Contents: 3)

Kosmos; Kubik / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Len Kaminski
Pencils
Greg Capullo
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt
Colors
Suzanne Dell'Orto
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
superhero
Characters
Kosmos [Beyonder]; Kubik; Watchers; Dark Phoenix; Mangog; The Overmind; The Uni-Mind; High Evolutionary; The Stranger; Eon; Celestials; The Vishanti; Thanos; Mephisto; Satanish; D'Spayre; Death; Lord Chaos; Master Order; In-Betweener; The Living Tribunal; Galactus; Eternity
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Days of Future Present Part One of Four
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. When Franklin Comes Marchin' Home
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Cast in Fire, Carved in Stone
    Volcana
  4. 3. Beyond and Back
    Kosmos; Kubik
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