Comic Book Series

Cover to Franklin Richards Super Summer Spectacular #1

Franklin Richards is published by Marvel Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates

Last Issues

Franklin Richards: April Fools!: 01 Apr 2009

Current Issue

Franklin Richards: School's Out: 15 Jul 2009

Next Issue

none scheduled


Series of one-shots.


Main Characters

  • Franklin Richards: The Elementary-aged son of Reed Richards and Susan Richards (of the Fantastic Four). - wikipedia
  • H.E.R.B.I.E.: Franklin's beleaguered robotic nanny. - wikipedia



Minor Characters

Other Characters/Places/Things

Recent Storylines

Franklin Richards: School's Out

This is a current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Franklin Richards: April Fools!

Franklin Richards: It's Dark Reigning Cats and Dogs

Franklin Richards: Sons of Geniuses

Franklin Richards: Summer Smackdown!

Franklin Richards: Not-So-Secret Invasion

Franklin Richards: Spring Break!

Franklin Richards: Fall Football Fiasco!

Franklin Richards: Monster Mash

Franklin Richards: World Be Warned

Franklin Richards: March Madness

Franklin Richards: Happy Franksgiving

Franklin Richards Super Summer Spectacular

Franklin Richards: Everybody Loves Franklin

Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius

Past Storylines



  • Franklin Richards: Lab Brat - Collects the first four one-shots, plus Masked Marvel #1-2. "Move over, Mr. Fantastic – Marvel's First Family has a brand-new star! Franklin Richards finally hits the big time with this collection of all four of his critically acclaimed one-shots! Join Franklin and his robot pal H.E.R.B.I.E. as they head into Reed’s lab for all kinds of fantastic fun, amazing adventures and more trouble than you can shake an Ultimate Nullifier at! This compilation is bound to bring out the kid in every reader! Plus: Who is the Masked Marvel?!" - WorldCat - ISBN 0785123229
  • Franklin Richards: Collected Chaos - Collects March Madness, World be Warned, Monster Mash and Fall Football Fiasco. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785127879
  • Franklin Richards: Not-So-Secret Invasion - Collects Spring Break, Not-So-Secret Invasion, Summer Smackdown and Sons of Geniuses. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785133690

Trade Paperbacks

  • Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius Ultimate Collection - Book 1 - Collects Son of a Genius, Everybody Loves Franklin, Super Summer Spectacular, Happy Franksgiving, March Madness, World Be Warned, Monster Mash, Fall Football Fiasco. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785149244
  • Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius Ultimate Collection - Book 2 - Collects Spring Break, Not-So-Secret Invasion, Summer Smackdown, Sons of Geniuses, It's Dark Reigning Cats & Dogs, April Fools!, School's Out. - WorldCat - ISBN 0785149252


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Creative Team

Writer/Artist: Chris Eliopoulos. Co-writer: Marc Sumerak

Created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby.

Publishing History

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