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Fantastic Friday: Cole’s porter

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #516, we’ve got the Fantastic Four in one corner and the new Frightful Four in the other corner. They both come out swinging.  Recap: We met the new Frightful Four, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Wizards of the boast

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Last issue introduced a new Frightful Four, with them being a family of sorts this time. Now, in issue #515, we see just how dysfunctional they are. Super-genius villain the Wizard has … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Salute your shorts

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Everybody loves a Human Torch/Spider-Man team up, and here’s a good one in issue #513. After the Latveria incident (long story), the FF are facing some of the worst PR they’ve ever … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Does whatever a spider can

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. How do you follow up a year-long epic about Heaven and Hell? You bring in Spider-Man as a guest star! That’s just what they do in issue #512. We begin with Johnny … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The creator

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #511 contains one of the most famous (notorious?) scenes in FF history, as the characters meet… the creator. After more than a year’s worth of drama that included Reed’s face being … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: In Heaven everything is fine

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The FF have been to space, to other times, to other universes, and to Hell. Now, in issue #510, they journey into… Heaven! After the final battle between Reed and Dr. Doom … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Getting the band back together

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Our heroes are in a dark place in issue #509, but there’s some light ahead. Also, the great Mike Wieringo is back on art duties, with Karl Kesel on inks. Where were … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Mother Doom

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’re still in Latveria in issue #505, dealing with international intrigue, political unrest, and… Dr. Doom’s mother?!? After defeating Dr. Doom in the epic issue #500, the FF have set up shop … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Hungary Hungary hippos

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. What does it take to run a country? What if that country has laser deathtraps? That’s question facing our heroes in issue #504. The battle between the FF and Dr. Doom ended … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Exit through the gift shop

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Back in issue #500, the FF defeated Dr. Doom but not before Doom scarred Reed’s face. We’re still dealing with the fallout of these events in issue #503. Also, guest artist Howard … Continue reading

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