Category Archives: Fantastic Friday

Fantastic Friday: Daughter world

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The big deal with this bunch of issues is that Valeria – or at least one version of Valeria – is now part of the cast. In volume 3 #22, we get … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Little Rascals

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer Chris Claremont has been establishing new characters and subplots since he took over the series, and in Vol. 3 #21 he starts to tie those threads together. Or… does he? Who … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: An American Superhero in Paris

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A bunch of new characters have recently been introduced, and now they finally get to do something in vol. 3 #20. Also, there are tentacles. The FF have returned after their Sliders-like … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: It’s just Sliders

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Our heroes are speeding through a whole bunch of adventures, so I’m speeding through vol. 3 issues 17-19. Here’s what’s happening. After their fight with Ronan the Accuser in issue #15, the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The alt scene

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s another alternate timeline, more alternate versions of classic characters, and two new heroes who didn’t exactly become household names. Recap: Ronan the Accuser attacked and teleported the FF to the moon, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Stark raving

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Iron Man guest stars in vol. 3 issue #15, as does another character who will eventually become a big part of FF lore. Recap: Ronan the Accuser returned to Earth and picked … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Moon pie

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. You want mayhem on the moon? Vol. 3 issue #14 has mayhem on the moon. Recap: Ronan the Accuser returned to Earth, attacking the Fantastic Four on the eve of S.H.I.E.L.D. transporting … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Ronan on the roam

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol 3 issue #13 brings back Ronan the Accuser. But, sadly, it doesn’t end in a dance-off. First a quick look at Fantastic Four annual 1998. Ben travels into an alternate universe, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Fantastic Five-day

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Today we’re diving into Marvel’s MC2 line, featuring Fantastic Five, which will seem really familiar if you read FF in the ‘90s. Fantastic Five takes place in the MC2 continuity, which takes … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: It’s Superman

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s 1999 now, and Marvel and DC got a little crossover-happy during this time. The two biggies met in a biggie comic, Superman/Fantastic Four. Gimmie a gimmick: This was a so-called “treasury … Continue reading

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