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Fantastic Friday: She’s a modern-day De’Lila

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Just after introducing the New Fantastic Four, their story already wraps up in issue #349. Recap: De’Lila is a telepathic Skrull fugitive. She’s come to Earth in search a device called an … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Totally not a cash grab

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We met them in the last issue, now in issue #348 we see them in action. Spider-Man, Wolverine, Hulk, and Ghost Rider — the New Fantastic Four! To recap: De’Lila is a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Out with the old

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. One of the most famous (infamous?) FF stories of the 90s is the New Fantastic Four (with a capital N), which begins in issue #347. Art Adams temporarily takes over artwork duties … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Days of future when?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Annual #23 was part one of the Days of Future Present crossover, which got a lot hype at the time for being the big follow up to the classic X-Man tale Days … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Everybody swim the dinosaur

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. This time travel storyline that started ten issues ago finally comes to an end in issue #347. As the result of all their time traveling, the FF have ended up on a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Dino thunder

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. When we last saw our heroes, they ended up in an alternate universe after time-traveling, where they prevented a war. It appeared to be over, with the FF heading home, but in … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Installin’ Stalin

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The gun-toting alternate timeline action keeps on keepin’ on in issue #344. After a time travel adventure, our heroes have landed in an alternate timeline, where World War III has just broken … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Welcome to the gun show

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. This week it’s issue #342, which is forgettable, and #343, which has a notorious reputation. After a one-page intro, issue #342 is a flashback story, taking place a short while ago, when … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Dick Tracy destroys the universe

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #341 continues and almost concludes the FF’s latest journey through time and space with the fate of all existence on the line. The FF, Thor, and Iron Man have traveled into … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Celestial navigation

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Walt Simonson’s cosmic time travel tale continues in issue #340, in which the FF confronts a godlike Celestial. The FF, Thor and Iron Man have traveled to the future, where Galactus has … Continue reading

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