Update May 29, 2018: Marvel has called off the plan $25 increase to the upcoming Fantastic Four: Behold... Galactus HC, keeping it at $50.
Original Story: The immense "Monster-Size" hardcover collection Fantastic Four: Behold... Galactus has been marked up in price, going from an originally-solicited $50.00 to $75.00. No reason has been given for the change, however the 312-page books is being printed at the ginormous 13-41/64” x 21-1/4” size.
The book remains on-schedule for an August 28, coinciding with several Fantastic Four-related reprints by the publisher.
Here is the updated solicitation:
FANTASTIC FOUR: BEHOLD… GALACTUS HC
Written by STAN LEE & JOHN BYRNE
Penciled by JACK KIRBY, JOHN BUSCEMA & JOHN BYRNE
Cover by ALEX ROSS
PRESENTED IN MONSTER-SIZE FORMAT!
The Fantastic Four take on Galactus in one cosmically oversized hardcover! First, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby introduce the World-Eater and his enigmatic herald, the Silver Surfer, as they come for Earth in one of the greatest comic book sagas ever told! Next, Stan and Jack bring big G back — but what does he want this time? The answer lies in the Microverse! John Buscema’s powerful pencils illustrate the arrival of new herald Gabriel the Air-Walker, signaling doom for the human race! Then, John Byrne takes over as Terrax leads the Devourer back to Earth — and the entire Marvel Universe pitches in to help the FF save the planet from becoming his next meal! With Kirby, Buscema and Byrne art showcased on enormous pages, Galactus has never looked bigger — or better! Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR (1961) #48-50, #74-77, #120-123 and #242-244.
312 PGS./Rated T+ …$75.00