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Fantastic Four (1961) - #208
"The Power of the Sphinx"

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Marv Wolfman

Sal Buscema
Frank Giacoia
Allen 'Al' Milgrom
Frank Springer

Frank Giacoia
Diverse Hands - 'Diverse Hands'
Allen 'Al' Milgrom
Frank Springer

Glynis Wein

Joe Rosen

Jim Shooter
Marv Wolfman

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David Emmett 'Dave' Cockrum
Keith Pollard
Gaspar Saladino - 'Gaspar'
Joe Sinnott

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Cover Date: July 1979
Cover Price: US $ 0.40

Issue Tagline: The World's Greatest Comic Magazine!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Letters Column: Fantastic Four Fan Page

Nova and his New Champions destroy the Skrull spaceship, unknowing that Reed, Sue and Ben are aboard. Upon learning so Nova rushes to the rescue. Johnny beams himself after his teammates to Xandar, just in time to meet the returning FF and the Champions. They get to the computer-center to find the Sphinx having tapped into this source of knowledge, granting him limitless power that he unleashes upon both teams of heroes.

Reprinted/Collected in:
44 Years of Fantastic Four (2005) DVD (NTSC)
Fantastic Four (1961) HC
Fantastic Four (1961) HC (Direct Market Edition)
Fantastic Four (1968) #97/98
Fantastic Four/Silver Surfer: The Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM
Nova (1976) TPB vol. 03

Breakdowns by Sal Buscema. Finishes and inks by "Diverse Hands": Al Milgrom, Frank Giacoia & Frank Springer.

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