Into the Negative Zone!
Marvel released its solicitations Thursday and here’s one for John Byrne and Fantastic Four fans: Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four Vol. 23 is coming later this year.
Dig the official description:
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL. 23 HC
Written by JOHN BYRNE with ROGER STERN & MARK GRUENWALD
Penciled by JOHN BYRNE with RON WILSON
Cover by JOHN BYRNE
The Marvel Masterworks continue John Byrne’s iconic FF run! When the Fantastic Four journey on a mind-bending quest through the Negative Zone, the opportunistic Annihilus attacks the undefended Baxter Building. It’s a gripping saga with two universes hanging in the balance! With Daredevil, She-Hulk and the Avengers racing to the FF’s side, Reed and Sue must make some drastic decisions concerning their future with the team! Plus: Galactus is back, he’s hungering and the Skrull homeworld is on the menu. The ramifications of this moment will be felt for generations! And speaking of Skrulls: Whatever happened to the first Skrulls to cross paths with the FF? Find out here! Also featuring a massive trove of FF entries from the OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #251-257 and ANNUAL #17, AVENGERS (1963) #233 and THING (1983) #2.
344 PGS./Rated T …$75.00
Trim size: 7 x 10
A few thoughts:
— That’s the direct-market variant right there.
— “Also featuring a massive trove of FF entries from the OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE!” Nice.
— The hardcover is due Dec. 22.
— FANTASTIC FOUR #1: Marvel Plans Major Tribute to Lee and Kirby’s Classic. Click here.
— FANTASTIC FOUR, HULK Lead Fall Wave of MARVEL EPIC COLLECTIONS. Click here.