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Fantastic Four (1961) - #286
"Like A Phoenix!"

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Michael 'Mike' Higgins - 'Ul Higgins'
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Cover Date: January 1986
Cover Price: US $ 0.65

Issue Tagline: Collector's Edition! 30 Pages--No Ads! LIke A Phoenix...

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Fantastic Forum

Continues the X-Factor origin story with Jean Grey finally awakening from her coma and we learn the true story of The Phoenix.

Reprinted/Collected in:
44 Years of Fantastic Four (2005) DVD (NTSC)
Die Fantastischen Vier Comic-Taschenbuch (1979) #19
Essential X-Factor (2005) TPB vol. 01
Essential X-Factor (2005) TPB vol. 01 (New Printing)
Fantastic Four By John Byrne Omnibus (2011) Omnibus HC vol. 02
Fantastic Four By John Byrne Omnibus (2011) Omnibus HC vol. 02 (Direct Market)
Fantastic Four Special (1982) #17
Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne (2001) TPB vol. 07
Fantastic Four/Silver Surfer: The Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM
Marvel (1988) 1989-12
Marvel Héroes (2010) #61
True Believers: Phoenix Returns (2018) #1
X-Factor Epic Collection (2017) TPB vol. 01
X-Marvel (1990) #1
X-Men: Phoenix Rising (2001) HC
X-Men: Phoenix Rising (2001) HC (Direct Market Edition)
X-Men: Phoenix Rising (2001) TPB
X-Men: Phoenix Rising (2001) TPB (X-Men: Phoenix Rising)

Special Thanks to Roger Stern and Kurt Busiek. (misspelled 'Busek')

Continued from Avengers #263.

The flashback portion of this book was severely altered and, as a result, John Byrne (who had written and drawn most of the story) refused to have his name appear on it. According to Byrne, the changes were written and drawn by Chris Claremont and Jackson Guice.

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