Fantastic Four #194

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

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Doomed by Diablo! (Fantastic Four) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Pérez (signed)
Letters
Danny Crespi
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #194 (May 1978)
Doomed By Diablo!
Show/hide 1. Vengeance Is Mine! (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-719

Credits

Script
Len Wein (plot, credited)
Keith Pollard (plot, uncredited)
Bill Mantlo (script, credited)
Pencils
Keith Pollard (breadowns, credited)
Dave Hunt (finished art, credited)
Inks
Dave Hunt (credited)
Letters
Annette Kawecki (credited)
Editing
Marv Wolfman (original editor)

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First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #194 (May 1978)
Vengeance is Mine!

Synopsis

The Thing looks to stop Diablo and Darkoth, leading to a knockdown, drag-out fight between Ben and Darkoth. With his final breath, Darkoth reveals who he really is to Ben and then sacrifices himself to stop Diablo.

Notes

This story begins on the inside front cover

Show/hide 2. Outlawed! Part 2 (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

"Well, I guess this isn't so bad, Reed!"

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-895
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo's robot

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #7 (October 1962)
Part 2 Outlawed

Synopsis

The robot from Planet X puts on a "hostility ray" to make people riot against the Fantastic Four.

Show/hide 3. Bound for Planet X! Part 3 (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 3 pages

"Behold! This is a scene on your earth street!"

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo's robot

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Terry Szenics
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #7 (October 1962)
Part 3 Bound for Planet X!

Synopsis

The robot grants the Fantastic Four asylum on Planet X.

Show/hide 4. Twenty Four Hours Till Zero! Part 4 (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

"Finally, after hours of voyaging thru space, the whirling starship reaches Planet X!"

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo; Kurrgo's robot

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Terry Szenics
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #7 (October 1962)
Part 4 Twenty Four Hours till Zero!

Synopsis

Kurrgo orders the Fantastic Four to save his people from Planet X's destruction.

Show/hide 5. The End of Planet X Part 5 (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

"With supplies hastily brought by Kurrgo's robots, and the help of his superhuman partners, Mr. Fantastic undertakes the most dramatic race against time of his career…"

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-895
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]; Kurrgo (death)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #7 (October 1962)
Part 5 The End of Planet X!

Synopsis

Kurrgo perishes on Planet X, but his people gets away from its destruction.


Notes

Part One of 'Prisoners of Kurrgo, Master of Planet X', 'It Came From the Skies!' is not included in this issue.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 82835

Entry created

  • 21/12/2014

Cover added

  • 21/12/2014

Index completed

  • 21/07/2019

Last updated

  • 21/07/2019