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Fantastic Friday: New looks, old flames

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #371 begins a multi-part story that contains a lot of what everyone remembers from this early ‘90s era of Fantastic Four, starting with a wild new look for Sue. Gimmie a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: You need to work on your anatomy

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Annual #25 is part three of the four-part Citizen Kang, one of Marvel’s most forgettable crossovers with some spectacularly bad art. Before going any further, we just have to talk about this … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The end of infinity

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #370, the Infinity War crossover finally comes to an end… of sorts. Recap: Magus, the evil doppelganger of Adam Warlock, has created evil doppelgangers of all the Marvel heroes. While … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Being Sue Malice-vich

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #369 has cosmic crossover craziness and a familiar face from Sue’s past. We’re still in the middle of Infinity War, where supervillain Magus (the evil twin of Adam Warlock) is creating … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Infinity times X

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #368, the Infinity War crossover just keeps on infinity-ing. In Infinity War, the villain Magus is creating evil doppelgangers of all the Marvel heroes. Reed and Iron Man were replaced … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Encepha-what?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The Infinity War crossover continues in issue #367. First Reed met his doppelganger, and now it’s Ben’s turn. So, Infinity War. Magus, the evil doppelganger of Adam Warlock, is using a bunch … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: We are the crystal gems

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issues #363-365 offer some epic yet inconsequential sci-fi action. Previously, Reed opened up a portal to another dimension, the “Inniverse,” They fought interdimensional tough guy Wildblood, and then he, Sue, and Franklin … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Not quite Youngblood

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The Image Comics revolution was in full swing in 1992, and here is Marvel trying so very, very hard to catch up in issue #362. We begin with a lot of weirdness … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Yancy boys

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #361 promises new characters, important social issues, and holiday magic. Does it deliver? It’s Christmas Eve, and Reed is putting a high-tech cast on Ben’s arm, after it was injured during … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The Lyja problem

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It feels like everything’s been building to issue #358. This was a triple-sized (!) issue intended to celebrate the FF’s 30th anniversary. But… this is also the story that presses the reset … Continue reading

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