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Fantastic Friday: Out of timeline

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #391 has a time travel within an alternate timeline and a fight against a tentacle monster. You know, the usual. The Watcher has teleported Sue, Ben and Johnny to alternate timeline … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Gobbledygook

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. I’ve been trying to find the positive in writer Tom DeFalco’s time on the series, but he really lost me in the completely unnecessary issue #290. While the previous issue ended with … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Kosmos-politan

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’re going cosmic in annual #27, travelling throughout the multiverse and wrapping up an ongoing plotline that I don’t think many people were following. In the first of two stories, we return … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Collect this

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #389 continues a bunch of ongoing subplots, with a surprise revelation or two. As with the last few issues, this one begins with the Watcher breaking the fourth wall and speaking … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Deja blue

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’re going back to the ‘60s (except not) and the Avengers guest star (except they don’t) in issue #388. As with the previous issue, this one begins with the Watcher providing a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: No subplot gets out alive

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #387 actually got a small promotional push from Marvel at the time, half-heartedly selling “Nobody Gets Out Alive” as a Fantastic Four-related event comic. As we’re about to see, though, it’s … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The egg and I

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #386 is part 11 of the 12-part Starblast crossover, a forgotten Namor/Quasar event series. As we’ll soon learn, you don’t need to read the rest of Starblast to get caught up. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Life is the bubbles

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. I guess someone at Marvel decided the X-Men and the Avengers shouldn’t have all the fun when it came to the big crossover events, so here’s Starblast, a Namor/Quasar crossover that ran … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Baskin-Robbins always finds out

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A few issues back, Reed “died” while fighting Dr. Doom, so in issue #384 we meet his replacement. Baskin-Robbins always finds out. Our heroes return to headquarters from Latveria to discover Sharon … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Skrull and dagger

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #383 we’re in outer space, battling those darned Skrulls. The FF — currently Sue, Ben, Johnny, and Lyja — have been abducted by Skrulls and taken to the Skrull Throneworld, … Continue reading

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