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Fantastic Friday: Hitting the reset button

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Getting used to the “new” Fantastic Four? Too bad, because issue #236 hits the reset button. After 20 or so issues of the “new” Fantastic Four, Reed and Sue are back, and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: I know kung fu

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #325 wraps up the storyline that’s been happening during the Inferno crossover. Johnny’s powers are out of control, Mantis wants the FF’s help to rescue her son from aliens, and Kang … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Behold the planet Mercury

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #324, the Fantastic Three — Ben, Johnny, and the Sharon Ventura Ms. Marvel — are in the middle of the Inferno crossover, while also dealing with all the cosmic continuity … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Mantis, look out!

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #323 has the Fantastic Three — Ben, Johnny, and the Sharon Ventura Ms. Marvel — encountering demonic weirdness, time travel, and one writer’s favorite character. We’re still in the middle of … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Gettin’ hot in here

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. This era of the series is turning out not to be as weird and quirky as I remembered. Issue #322 finds our heroes caught up in an Inferno. We begin in space, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Ladies’ night out

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The previous issue gave us a decent-to-good Thing/Hulk fight. Well, Marvel now has a female Thing and a She-Hulk, so ladies get their go at it in issue #321. We begin with … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: A real Fixit-er upper

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. One of the big deals about this “new” Fantastic Four is that the Thing, in his spikey form, is as strong as the Hulk now. That means in issue #320 it’s time … Continue reading

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Fantatic Friday: Beyond(er) Thunderdome

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The rambling, meandering storyline we’ve been following for the last 7 issues comes to a close in the double-sized issue #319. To recap: Dr. Doom has temporarily joined the Fantastic three — … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: And Doc Doom makes four

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #318 continues this ongoing tour of the weirder corners of the Marvel Universe, only now that Crystal has left the team, it’s the Fantastic Three. Or… is it? We begin with … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Talkin’ ’bout my e-e-e-evolution

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Annual #21 is a crossover in the truest sense, in which the drama and cosmic adventure of the current story arc mixes and matches with all the drama and cosmic adventure of … Continue reading

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