Fantastic Four #196

Published
July 1978
Page count
36
Cover price
0.40 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Invincible Man (Fantastic Four) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Invincible Man; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; The Thing; Alicia Masters

Credits

Art
George Pérez, penciller [signed]
 
Pablo Marcos, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, original Editor
 
Jim Shooter, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #196 (July 1978)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Who In the World is the Invincible Man? (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
C815
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic (also as Invincible Man); Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Franklin Richards; Agatha Harkness; Dr. Doom; Doombots; Psycho-Pirate

Credits

Writing
Marv Wolfman, scripter
Art
Pablo Marcos, line art
 
Keith Pollard, layouts (breakdowns)
 
Pablo Marcos, finishes
Text
Joe Rosen, letterer
Editing
Marv Wolfman, original Editor
 
Jim Shooter, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #196 (July 1978)
Who In the World is the Invincible Man?

Synopsis

The FF are reunited courtesy of Dr. Doom.

Show/hide 2. Face-to-face with the Puppet Master! Part 4 (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-950

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8 (November 1962)
Face-to-face with the Puppet Master! Part 4

Synopsis

The Puppet Master stages a jailbreak just to prove his might. Invisible Girl sends a distress signal to her teammates and the Puppet Master flees when meeting the combined forces of the Fantastic Four.

Show/hide 3. Death of a Puppet! Part 5 (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-950

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8 (November 1962)
Death of a Puppet! Part 5

Synopsis

The jail break is stopped by the Fantastic Four and the Puppet Master falls to what seems to be his death.

Show/hide 4. Prisoners of the Puppet-Master! (Fantastic Four) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page
Show/hide 5. Prisoners of the Puppet-Master! [Part 1] (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-950

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Dick Ayers, inker
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #8 (November 1962)
Prisoners of the Puppet Master!
First print
Australia
Fantastic Four (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #195 ([June 1978])
Prisoners of the Puppet-Master! [Part 1]

Synopsis

The Puppet Master tests his radioactive clay that gives him the power to remotely control people that are modeled in the clay.


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AusReprints ID

  • 75308

Entry created

  • 25/09/2012

Cover added

  • 21/01/2017

Last updated

  • 14/04/2020