Fantastic Four #188

Published
November 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
, editor

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Show/hide Cover The Rampage of Reed Richards! (Fantastic Four) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Molecule Man (in Reed Richards body)

Credits

Art
George Pérez, penciller [signed]
 
Joe Sinnott, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Danny Crespi, letterer [as Dan Crespi]
Editing
Len Wein, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #188 (November 1977)
The Rampage of Reed Richards!
Show/hide 1. The Rampage of Reed Richards! (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Impossible Man; the Molecule Man (in Reed Richards body); the Watcher

Credits

Writing
Len Wein, scripter [credited]
Art
George Pérez, layouts [credited] (breakdowns)
 
Joe Sinnott, finishes [credited]
Text
Joe Rosen, letterer [credited]
Editing
Len Wein, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #188 (November 1977)
The Rampage of Reed Richards!

Synopsis

While possessing Reed Richards' body, the Molecule Man goes on a rampage through Manhattan. After the heroes defeat the villain, the powerless Reed decides to leave the the team.

Show/hide 2. The Monster Lives! Chapter II (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-563
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Miracle Man; Monster from Mars-statue

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Sol Brodsky, line art
 
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed]
 
Sol Brodsky, penciller (see notes)
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3 (March 1962)
Chapter II The Monster Lives!

Synopsis

Miracle Man declares war on humanity and animates a movie monster statue.

Notes

Alterations on the Torch by Sol Brodsky.

Show/hide 3. The Flame That Died! Chapter III (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-563
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Miracle Man; Monster fron Mars-statue

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Sol Brodsky, line art
 
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed]
 
Sol Brodsky, penciller (see notes)
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3 (March 1962)
Chapter III The Flame that Died!

Synopsis

Human Torch torches the animated Monster from Mars-statue and Invisible Girl stowes away on the atomic tank that Miracle Man has stolen.

Notes

Alterations on the Torch by Sol Brodsky.

Show/hide 4. In the Shadow of Defeat! Chapter IV (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-563
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Miracle Man

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Sol Brodsky, line art
 
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed]
 
Sol Brodsky, penciller (see notes)
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3 (March 1962)
Chapter IV In the Shadow of Defeat!

Synopsis

The Thing recalls the origin of the Fantastic Four while the Invisible Girl is taken prisoner by Miracle Man.

Notes

Alterations on the Torch by Sol Brodsky.

Show/hide 5. The Final Challenge Chapter V (Fantastic Four) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Code
V-563
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Miracle Man

Credits

Writing
Stan Lee, scripter [signed]
Art
Sol Brodsky, line art
 
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed]
 
Sol Brodsky, penciller (see notes)
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #3 (March 1962)
Chapter V The Final Challenge!

Synopsis

Miracle Man is defeated, but at the cost of the Human Torch leaving the Fantastic Four.

Notes

Alterations on the Torch by Sol Brodsky. Info per Nick Caputo, January 2016.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 84851

Entry created

  • 21/12/2014

Cover added

  • 21/12/2014

Index completed

  • 13/04/2020

Last updated

  • 13/04/2020