Fantastic Four #2 [Direct Edition]
(December 1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
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Volume
2
Price
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1996-10-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606043613 00211
Editing
Mike Heisler (editor); Dan Nakrosis (assistant editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
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
Jim Lee (signed)
Inks
Scott Williams (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner

Repercussions (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Brandon Choi; Jim Lee (plot)
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Joe Chiodo; Martin Jimenez; Wildstorm FX (computer colors)
Letters
Richard Starkings [as Starkings/Comicraft]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Woman [Sue Storm Richards]]; Mole Man; Lady Dorma; Lord Krang; Orthus; Reva; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Countess; Nick Fury; Dum-Dum Dugan; Giganto
Reprints

[Marvel Subscription Form] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

In Memoriam: Mark Gruenwald (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mark Gruenwald (photo)

Indexer Notes

Obituary with photo plus comments by writers and artists about the death of Mark Gruenwald.

The Return of the One True Spider-Man (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1996
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 145,676
Actual number sold of issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 185,436
Owner: Approximately 80% of the common stock of Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc, is owned indirectly through wholly-owned subsidiaries by Mafco Holding, Inc., 35 East 62nd Street, New York, N.Y. 10021.
The balance of Marvel's common stock is publicly owned.

Service Statement on the same page as the Spider-Man ad.

[MARVEL VISION] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Marvel Vision / promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

5 letters of comment by Kevin Moore, Paul Dale Roberts, Jeremy Orr, plus cover art preview of FANTASTIC FOUR #3.

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 11 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Repercussions
    Fantastic Four
  3. 2. [Marvel Subscription Form]
    Marvel Subscriptions
  4. 3. In Memoriam: Mark Gruenwald
  5. 4. The Return of the One True Spider-Man
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [MARVEL VISION]
    Marvel Vision
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Four
  9. 8. [Ads]
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