Fantastic Four #238

    Fantastic Four » Fantastic Four #238 - The Lady Is For Burning! released by Marvel on January 1982.

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    In this issue, there are two separate stories. Secrets are revealed. A certain favorite aunt of an FF member makes their debut and so much more.

    The Lady is For Burning!

    The Human Torch's newest girlfriend Frankie Raye reveals a secret she has been hiding from him. But soon a secret about her body and past that she doesn't even know surfaces that will change her life forever.

    The More Things Change...

    Reed has built a robot to be Franklin's new babysitter. Also Reed believes he has finally built the machine that will cure Ben of being The Thing...However...


    • As the cover suggests, Dr. Doom is not in the comic.
    • Lance Tooks takes over from Bob Budiansky as assistant editor. (Credit taken from letters page header)
    • Another major change to an FF character (This time, The Thing) made by John Byrne occurs in the second story in this issue.
    • John Byrne draws himself on the cover.
    • Jim Salicrup designed the cover.
    • Features a Marvel Masterwork pin-up of Susan Richards by John Byrne.
    • Features the Hostess Twinkies Cakes ad, Captain Marvel In "Flea Bargaining"


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