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Comic books in 'Into the Negative Zone (FF)'

  • Issue #251
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 251

    "Into the Negative Zone!" Part 1 of 9. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. The Fantastic Four embark on their most perilous adventure to date, as they venture to explore the infamous Negative Zone. Can Marvel's First Family discover the secrets of this foreboding place, or will they succumb to the dangers and evils with dwell there? Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #252A
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 252A

    Issue 252A contains Lakeside Skin Tattooz insert - Special Widescreen Issue. "Cityscape!" Part 2 of 9. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. As the Fantastic Four continue to explore the mysterious and dangerous Negative Zone, Reed Richards is poisoned and begins a fight for his very life. Meanwhile back on Earth, Reed and Sue's son, Franklin, and Ben's blind girlfriend, Alicia, find themselves in mortal danger, for the Negative Zone tyrant Annihilus invades the Baxter Building. NOTE: This unique issue is told in widescreen format (horizontal) to maximize the action. Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #252B
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 252B

    Issue 252B does not have Lakeside Skin Tattooz insert or the tattoo is missing - - Special Widescreen Issue. "Cityscape!" Part 2 of 9. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. As the Fantastic Four continue to explore the mysterious and dangerous Negative Zone, Reed Richards is poisoned and begins a fight for his very life. Meanwhile back on Earth, Reed and Sue's son, Franklin, and Ben's blind girlfriend, Alicia, find themselves in mortal danger, for the Negative Zone tyrant Annihilus invades the Baxter Building. NOTE: This unique issue is told in widescreen format (horizontal) to maximize the action. Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #253
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 253

    "Quest!" Part 3 of 9. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. Reed, Sue, Johnny, and Ben Grimm continue their exploration of the mysterious and dangerous Negative Zone. They befriend a colony of aliens that have searched five centuries for a place to call home. But what startling secret does Mister Fantastic discover that could change these aliens lives forever? Meanwhile back on Earth, the sinister Annihilus continues to plot his enemies' destruction. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #254
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 254

    "The Minds of Mantracora!" Part 4 of 9. Guest-starring She-Hulk and the Wasp. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. What are the Minds of Mantracora, and why do they pose a threat to the Fantastic Four? Meanwhile back on Earth, what is wrong with the Negative Zone tyrant Annihilus, and what does the answer mean for young Franklin and Alicia? All this plus the Avengers babes, She-Hulk and Wasp, too! Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #255
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 255

    "Trapped!" Part 5 of 9. Guest-starring Daredevil. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. In the Negative Zone one of the greatest thinkers in the Marvel Universe, Reed Richards, has been rendered mindless. Is this the end of the Fantastic Four? Meanwhile back on Earth, Annihilus makes his move, and the Man without Fear makes a startling discovery. Story continues in Avengers (Vol. 1) #233. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #233
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 233

    "The Annihilation Gambit!" Plot by Roger Stern and John Byrne. Script by Roger Stern. Art by John Byrne (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott. Plot continues from Fantastic Four 255. A strange and powerful force field is emanating from the Baxter Building and spreading outward across Manhattan! Who has created this massive barrier? The lord of the Negative Zone! And Annihilus plans to merge Earth's solar system with the Negative Zone and destroy everything! However, the Avengers are pulling out all the stops to penetrate the barrier including calling in the Vision and the Scarlet Witch! But when the Vision collapses inside the null-field, Earth's Mightiest Heroes go to their last option...Captain Marvel! In dazzling fashion, the newest avenger becomes a gamma ray laser beam, breaks through the barrier, and stuns Annihilus! Has Captain Marvel cleared the path to victory? Or do the Avengers need help from the FF to finish Annihilus? Story overlaps with Fantastic Four 256. Cameo appearances by the Fantastic Four, Franklin Richards, Alicia Masters, Bernie Rosenthal, and Hawkeye. Avengers Lineup: Captain America, Captain Marvel, Scarlet Witch, She-Hulk, Starfox, Thor, Vision, and the Wasp. (Note: The Avengers previously battled Annihilus in Marvel Two-in-One 75.) 32 pages Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #256
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 256

    "The Annihilation Gambit!" Part 7 of 9. Guest-starring the Avengers. Story, art, and cover by John Byrne. Story continued from Avengers (Vol. 1) #233. Can the Fantastic Four find a way to escape the mysterious Negative Zone in time to stop the sinister Annihilus from achieving his ultimate goal? Plus, the mighty Galactus' strength is waning and newly created herald, Nova, plans to see that her master gets the sustenance he needs to survive. What does this mean for the alien Skrulls' homeworld? Story continues in Thing (Vol. 1) #2 and Avengers (Vol. 1) #234. Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #234
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) 234

    "The Witch's Tale!" Script by Roger Stern. Art by Al Milgrom (breakdowns) and Joe Sinnott (finishes). Cover by Al Milgrom and Joe Sinnott. The battle against Annihilus has ended in victory, but the Avengers have suffered casualties, most notably the Vision. The Scarlet Witch and her teammates return to Avengers Mansion and place the Vision in the medical lab for recovery. While the other avengers go about their daily lives, Captain Marvel asks Wanda about her childhood and early days as an avenger. The Scarlet Witch takes a walk down memory lane, but with a new twist involving the Master of Magnetism. Plot continues in Doctor Strange (2nd series) 60. Retelling of the origins of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch. Cameo appearances by Doctor Strange and Hawkeye. Flashback cameos by Agatha Harkness, Bova, Crystal, Django Maximoff, Doctor Doom, Immortus, Magda, Magneto, Quicksilver, the Toad, the High Evolutionary, and the original X-Men. (Note: Wanda learned that Magneto is her father in the fourth issue of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch (1982) Limited Series.) Cover price $0.60.

  • Issue #2
    Thing (1983-1986 1st Series) 2

    "For Beauty Passed Away!" Guest-starring Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic). Story by John Byrne. Art by Ron Wilson and John Byrne. NOTE: This story picks up after the events of Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #256 and Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #233. Ben pays a visit to the injured Alicia Masters and reminisces about the one that got away. Plus, Reed makes a decision that could change the FF's lives for ever. Story continues in Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #257. 32 pages, FC Cover price $0.60.