Marvel has announced “Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Week” for the week of January 8th through 16th, 2019. The eight-day week will celebrate the recently-returned first family of comics in all of their glory, with special videos, podcasts, trivia, and exclusive merch. Fantastic Four #6, which lands on the 16th and kicks off a new Doctor Doom-centric storyline, will also sport the first of four ‘mystery variants.’

Four issues into the relaunched series, the return of the FF under the direction of writer Dan Slott and artists Sara Pichelli and Stefano Caselli has become a real bright spot in Marvel’s lineup. If you’re not currently reading it, it’s worth catching up on.

More details on what’s in store for the celebration are in the press release below. “Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Week” kicks off on Tuesday, January 8th.


Fantastic Four: World’s Greatest Week kicks off live this January!

New York, NY – December 3, 2018 – Last August, the Fantastic Four ruled the comic bestseller charts with their critically-acclaimed return to the Marvel Universe, becoming one of the industry’s top-selling books of the year. Fans and critics alike have praised the new adventures of Reed, Sue, Johnny, and Ben, and this January, the celebration continues when FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK kicks off with a special livestream event on, January 8!

Running from January 8–16, FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK will offer fans a sneak peek into what’s next for Marvel’s First Family – with special episodes of shows like This Week in Marvel and Earth’s Mightiest Show, exclusive video interviews, Fantastic Four trivia, curated reading lists, delicious themed recipes, and more! Marvel fans will also have a chance to order limited-edition Fantastic Four apparel in January to celebrate their favorite characters.

Marvel will also be celebrating over 50 years of the Fantastic Four with special variant covers showcasing the team’s most memorable antiheroes! Featuring stunning art by Marcos Martin, Adi Granov, Marko Djurdjevic, and more, these variant covers will be on over 20 select titles at your favorite comic shops this December. And on January 16, as the culmination of FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK, Marvel will be releasing the first of four all-new mystery variants, starting with “The Herald of Doom” storyline in Fantastic Four #6 by Dan Slott and Aaron Kuder!

Whether you’re being introduced to the Super Hero family for the first time or re-living their iconic adventures, you won’t want to miss this exclusive week of nonstop Fantastic Four festivities.

Tune in to’s live stream on January 8 to kick off FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK! For more information and updates on FANTASTIC FOUR: WORLD’S GREATEST WEEK, visit

More details on products will be shared over the coming weeks.

The “Herald of Doom” arrives with FANTASTIC FOUR #6, on sale January 16!