Fantastic Four #189

Published
December 1977
Page count
36
Cover price
0.35 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine 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 The Torch that Was! (The Fantastic Four) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Keith Pollard
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
John Costanza ?
Editing
Len Wein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #189 (December 1977)
The Torch That Was!

Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Fantastic Four Annual (Marvel, 1963 series) #4.

Show/hide 1. The Torch That Was! (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Len Wein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #189 (December 1977)
The Torch That Was!

Synopsis

Re-introduction of the Golden Age Torch, with an origin recap.

Show/hide 2. The Coming of… Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch! (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-643

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #4 ([May 1962])
The Coming of... Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
The Comic of… Sub-Mariner! Chapter 1 On the Trail of the Torch!

Synopsis

The Fantastic Four is searching for the runaway Human Torch.

Show/hide 3. Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner! (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-643

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #4 ([May 1962])
Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Chapter 2 Enter the Sub-Mariner!

Synopsis

Fleeing the Thing, the runaway Human Torch finds the amnesiac Sub-Mariner.

Show/hide 4. Chapter 3 Let the World Beware! (The Fantastic Four) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-643

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Sol Brodsky
Colours
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #4 ([May 1962])
Chapter 3 Let the World Beware!
Also printed
Australia
The Fantastic Four (Newton, 1975 series) #3 ([March 1975?])
Chapter 3 Let The World Beware!

Synopsis

The Human Torch drops the Sub-Mariner into the sea and he regains his memory.

Show/hide 5. Mister Fantastic (The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Fantastic Four Pin-Up Page
Genre
Superhero

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 84850

Entry created

  • 21/12/2014

Cover added

  • 21/12/2014

Index completed

  • 23/04/2018

Last updated

  • 23/04/2018