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Fantastic Four (1961) - #223
"That a Child May Live..."

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Cover Date: October 1980
Cover Price: US $ 0.50

Issue Tagline: Showdown With the Salem Seven!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue

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Franklin Richards has been possessed by Nicholas Scratch, the evil son of Agatha Harkness. The Fantastic Four must rush to New Salem, the home of the deadly Salem's Seven, if they are to exorcise the demon. Can the Four defeat the Salem Seven and save Franklin's soul? Perhaps, with the help of the mysterious Gabriel.

Reprinted/Collected in:
44 Years of Fantastic Four (2005) DVD (NTSC)
Fantastic Four (1968) #113/114
Fantastic Four/Silver Surfer: The Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM

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