([October] 1993)

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Volume
25
Price
34.95 USD; 43.75 CAD
Pages
264
On-sale date
1993-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
ISBN
0-87135-990-1 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Tom Brevoort; Mindy Newell (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Art restoration by Phil Lord, Dan Nakrosis, Mickey Ritter, and Gordon Robson. Recolored by Nel Yomtov.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Avengers [Thor; Captain America; Iron Man; Hawkeye; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Wasp]; X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; Daredevil; Hulk; Nick Fury; Spider-Man; Two-Gun Kid; Android; Attuma; Black Knight; Cobra; Crimson Dynamo; Diablo; Doctor Doom; Dragon Man; Enchantress; Executioner; Grey Gargoyle; Kang; Leader; Loki; Mandarin; Medusa; Mister Hyde; Mole Man; Red Ghost; Red Skull; Sub-Mariner; Super-Skrull; Thinker; Unicorn; Wizard
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Indexer Notes

a small reprint of the cover

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

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[Fantastic Four #41] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Frightful Four [Wizard; Sandman; Trapster; Medusa]
Reprints

The Brutal Betrayal of Ben Grimm! (Table of Contents: 4)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Frightful Four [Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]; Medusa]
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Indexer Notes

Vs Frightful Four. They are the continuing villains until issue 43. At this point, the stories turn to multi-issue sagas.

[Fantastic Four #42] (Table of Contents: 5)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Frightful Four [Wizard; Sandman; Trapster; Medusa]
Reprints

To Save You, Why Must I Kill You? (Table of Contents: 6)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frightful Four [Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]; Medusa]
Reprints

[Fantastic Four #43] (Table of Contents: 7)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]
Reprints

Lo! There Shall Be an Ending! (Table of Contents: 8)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Frightful Four [Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Sandman [Flint Marko]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]; Medusa]
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Indexer Notes

Story is continued in Fantastic Four Annual #3, the wedding of Reed and Sue.

[Fantastic Four Annual #3] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Avengers [Thor; Captain America; Iron Man; Hawkeye; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Wasp]; X-Men [Cyclops; Marvel Girl; Angel; Beast; Iceman]; Daredevil; Hulk; Nick Fury; Spider-Man; Two-Gun Kid; Android; Attuma; Black Knight; Cobra; Crimson Dynamo; Diablo; Doctor Doom; Dragon Man; Enchantress; Executioner; Grey Gargoyle; Kang; Leader; Loki; Mandarin; Medusa; Mister Hyde; Mole Man; Red Ghost; Red Skull; Sub-Mariner; Super-Skrull; Thinker; Unicorn; Wizard
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Bedlam at the Baxter Building! (Table of Contents: 10)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Avengers [Thor [Donald Blake]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver [Pietro Maximoff]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]]; X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Angel [Warren Worthington III]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Karen Page; Foggy Nelson; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Nick Fury; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Watcher [Uatu]; Patsy Walker; Hedy Wolfe; Android; Attuma; Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Cobra [Klaus Voorhees]; Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Enchantress [Amora]; Executioner [Skurge]; Grey Gargoyle [Paul Duval]; Human Top [David Cannon]; Kang; Mandarin; Mister Hyde [Calvin Zabo]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Puppet Master [Phillip Masters]; Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; Super-Apes [Igor; Mikhlo; Peotr]; Super-Skrull; Thinker; Unicorn [Milos Masaryk]; Stan Lee; Jack Kirby
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Indexer Notes

Sue and Reed are married

[Fantastic Four #44] (Table of Contents: 11)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Inhumans [Gorgon; Medusa]; Dragon Man
Reprints

The Gentleman's Name Is Gorgon! (Table of Contents: 12)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Inhumans [Gorgon; Medusa]; Dragon Man
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Indexer Notes

Introduction of the Inhumans. In this issue, we meet Gorgon.

[Fantastic Four #45] (Table of Contents: 13)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Inhumans [Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Triton]
Reprints

Among Us Hide...the Inhumans (Table of Contents: 14)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Crystal; Lockjaw; Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Triton]; Dragon Man; Sandman [Flint Markl]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]
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Indexer Notes

The Inhumans are revealed. We meet the Royal Family of Black Bolt, Crystal, Karnak, and Triton. Medusa is shown to be one of them. Story continued until 47.

[Fantastic Four #46] (Table of Contents: 15)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Crystal; Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Lockjaw]
Reprints

Those Who Would Destroy Us! (Table of Contents: 16)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Crystal; Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Lockjaw]; Dragon Man; Seeker
Reprints

[Fantastic Four #47] (Table of Contents: 17)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]
Reprints

Beware the Hidden Land! (Table of Contents: 18)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Crystal; Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Lockjaw]; Maximus; Seeker; Dragon Man
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Indexer Notes

Back Bolt's brother Maximus the Mad is introduced as the villain of the piece.

[Fantastic Four #48] (Table of Contents: 19)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Watcher
Reprints

The Coming of Galactus! (Table of Contents: 20)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Inhumans [Black Bolt; Crystal; Gorgon; Medusa; Karnak; Triton; Lockjaw]; Maximus; Seeker; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Watcher [Uatu]
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Indexer Notes

this is the first issue of the three-part story which introduces Galactus and the Silver Surfer. With the Watcher. One of the best of the Silver Age.

[Fantastic Four #49] (Table of Contents: 21)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Silver Surfer; Galactus
Reprints

If This Be Doomsday! (Table of Contents: 22)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Watcher [Uatu]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Galactus
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Indexer Notes

The Silver Surfer is released as Galactus's herald.

[Fantastic Four #50] (Table of Contents: 23)

Fantastic Four & Silver Surfer / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch; Thing]; Silver Surfer
Reprints

The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer! (Table of Contents: 24)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Alicia Masters; Wyatt Wingfoot; Watcher [Uatu]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Galactus
Reprints

Black Bolt (Table of Contents: 25)

The Incomparable Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Bolt
Reprints

Medusa (Table of Contents: 26)

The Incomparable Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Medusa
Reprints

Gorgon (Table of Contents: 27)

The Incomparable Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Gorgon
Reprints

Karnak (Table of Contents: 28)

The Incomparable Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Karnak
Reprints

Crystal (Table of Contents: 29)

The Incomparable Inhumans / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Artie Simek

Characters
Crystal
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Introduction
  4. 3. [Fantastic Four #41]
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. The Brutal Betrayal of Ben Grimm!
    Fantastic Four
  6. 5. [Fantastic Four #42]
    Fantastic Four
  7. 6. To Save You, Why Must I Kill You?
    Fantastic Four
  8. 7. [Fantastic Four #43]
    Fantastic Four
  9. 8. Lo! There Shall Be an Ending!
    Fantastic Four
  10. 9. [Fantastic Four Annual #3]
    Fantastic Four
  11. 10. Bedlam at the Baxter Building!
    Fantastic Four
  12. 11. [Fantastic Four #44]
    Fantastic Four
  13. 12. The Gentleman's Name Is Gorgon!
    Fantastic Four
  14. 13. [Fantastic Four #45]
    Fantastic Four
  15. 14. Among Us Hide...the Inhumans
    Fantastic Four
  16. 15. [Fantastic Four #46]
    Fantastic Four
  17. 16. Those Who Would Destroy Us!
    Fantastic Four
  18. 17. [Fantastic Four #47]
    Fantastic Four
  19. 18. Beware the Hidden Land!
    Fantastic Four
  20. 19. [Fantastic Four #48]
    Fantastic Four
  21. 20. The Coming of Galactus!
    Fantastic Four
  22. 21. [Fantastic Four #49]
    Fantastic Four
  23. 22. If This Be Doomsday!
    Fantastic Four
  24. 23. [Fantastic Four #50]
    Fantastic Four & Silver Surfer
  25. 24. The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer!
    Fantastic Four
  26. 25. Black Bolt
    The Incomparable Inhumans
  27. 26. Medusa
    The Incomparable Inhumans
  28. 27. Gorgon
    The Incomparable Inhumans
  29. 28. Karnak
    The Incomparable Inhumans
  30. 29. Crystal
    The Incomparable Inhumans
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