Fantastic Four #4 [Direct Edition]
(April 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
3
Price
2.99 USD; 4.20 CAD
Pages
54
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044566 00411
Editing
Mark Powers (editor); Jason Liebig (assistant editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior (#1-42); Glossy interior (#43-588)
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Heroes Return: Terminus! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Previously in Fantastic Four (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman]; Alicia Masters

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the major characters, with a re-cap of the events from Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #3.

The Enemy Within (Table of Contents: 2)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (plot); Chris Claremont (script)
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Steve Oliff (colors); Digital Chameleon (color separations)
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Silver Surfer; Alicia Masters; Mole Man; Franklin Richards (cameo); Billie Lumpkin (cameo); Terminus (villain); Crucible (villain); Isobel Aguirre (cameo); Gordon Clay (cameo); Moloids (cameo); Yancy Street Gang (cameo)
Synopsis
The Silver Surfer and Alicia seek help from the FF. They all go to Yorktown, Saskatchewan, and join forces with the Mole Man in battle against Terminus. Ben gives Alicia and the Surfer his blessing. Meanwhile, Crucible threatens the imprisoned reporters.
Keywords
Yorktown Saskatchewan

Indexer Notes

First issue of the lengthy run by Chris Claremont, Salvador Larroca, and Art Thibert (all the way to issue #32). First post-Heroes Reborn meeting of Thing and Alicia Masters.

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

Fantastic Four / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Comicraft

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jerry T. Perkins, Edward Hale, Mike Facciolo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Heroes Return: Terminus!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Previously in Fantastic Four
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. The Enemy Within
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
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