This volume includes stories by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Lee and John Buscema, and finally John Byrne; pitting the First Family against the Devourer of Worlds and his Heralds for the fate of Earth. The first story collects Fantastic Four (1961) #48 – 50, the epic saga of the World-Easter and his herald, the Silver Surfer versus the Four. The second story collects Fantastic Four (1961) #120 – 123, which sees the arrival of herald Gabriel the Air-Walker and promised doom for the human race. In the third story, collecting Fantastic Four (1961) #242 – 244, the Devourer return to Earth with his herald Terrax, and the whole Marvel Universe gathers to help the Four save the planet.
The 232-page, hardcover has an MSRP of $24.99.