Fantastic Four #22 [Direct Edition]
(October 1999)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
3
Price
1.99 USD; 2.99 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044566 02111
Editing
Bobbie Chase (editor); Brian Smith (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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert ?
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But You Are My Family!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Girl [Valeria Von Doom]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]

Lost Hope! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Liquid!
Letters
Richard Starkings [as RS]; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Bounty; Marvel Girl [Valeria von Doom]; She-Hulk (guest-star); Absorbing Man (villain); Titania (villain); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (guest-star); Ronan (cameo); Annihilus (cameo); the Ruined (cameo); Badoon (cameo); Brood (cameo); Doctor Doom (cameo)
Synopsis
Reed investigates Valeria's claim to be Sue's daughter. Sue vents her anger and Valeria overhears. They both reflect on their past. Valeria battles the Absorbing Man and Titania, who drug She-Hulk and Ben. Sue trounces the villains, and brings Valeria home.

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. The Fantastic Four appear here after Contest of Champions II (hence the reference to Badoon and Brood). Sue finds the birth certificate to her stillborn daughter (from Fantastic Four vol. 1 #267), Valerie Meghan Richards. Valeria is Sue and Doctor Doom's daughter.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tim Graf, Oliver Cowart, Scot W. Myers, Victor Winters, Terence Connors.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But You Are My Family!"]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Lost Hope!
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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