Fantastic Four #12 [Direct Edition]
(December 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
3
Price
2.99 USD; 4.20 CAD
Pages
54
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1998-10-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044566 01211
Editing
Mark Powers (editor); Jason Liebig (assistant editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Showdown at Ground Zero! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca (signed)
Inks
Art Thibert [as T-Bear] (signed)
Colors
Liquid! (signed)
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Previously . . . (Table of Contents: 1)

Fantastic Four / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; the Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Woman]; Crucible; Ayesha

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the major characters, with a re-cap of the events from Fantastic Four (vol. 3) #11.

Once More, O Green & Pleasant Land (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca (pp. 1-22); Anthony Williams (pp. 23-38)
Inks
Art Thibert (pp. 1-22); Andy Lanning (pp. 23-38)
Colors
Liquid! Graphics
Letters
Richard Starkings [as RS]; Comicraft; David Lanphear [as DL]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Franklin Richards; Alyssa Moy; Caledonia; Crucible; Ayesha [Her]; Enclave [Maris Morlak; Wladyslav Shinski]; Hackshaw; Val Cooper; Chief Magistrate Anderson; Tam; Jomo Kimane; Farisa Mansour; Harry Soong
Synopsis
Sue, Ben, and Johnny reunite with Reed and join forces with C. M. Anderson against Crucible and the Enclave. Sue, Ben, and Johnny get their rightful bodies back. Reed confronts Crucible and gets his genius back. The Fantastic Four evict Crucible and company from Genosha.
Reprints
Keywords
Genosha

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3. Crucible's identity is revealed as Maris Morlak and/or Wladyslav Shinski. Morlak is killed; Shinski/Crucible, Ayesha, and C. M. Anderson are transported to another dimension. For the data provided by Alyssa Moy, see issues #5 and #24.

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

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Comicraft; Richard Starkings; Eric Eng Wong [as EW]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Comicraft; Eric Eng Wong [as EW]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lawton Robinson, William Lynch, Ticky G. Cavanaugh, Kyndall Wilson, Paolo Costa, Yusuf Gulle, Elwin Bullard.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showdown at Ground Zero!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Previously . . .
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. Once More, O Green & Pleasant Land
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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