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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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Fantastic Friday: I am (not) from beyond

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #317, the new FF — Ben, Johnny, Crystal, and the Sharon Ventura Ms. Marvel — continue their romp through various forgotten concepts in the Marvel Universe. We begin with Johnny … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Ice to see you

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #316 continues our tour of the more bizarre aspects of Marvel. This time the new FF — Ben, Johnny, Crystal, and the Sharon Ventura Ms. Marvel — kinda/sorta visits the Savage … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Panda (-monium) express

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #315, we’re still in this multi-issue arc in which the new FF — Ben, Johnny, Crystal, and the Sharon Ventura Ms. Marvel — are on an impromptu tour of some … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Belasco sauce

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Who doesn’t love a good “hidden underground kingdom” adventure story?  In issue #314, the new FF — Ben, Johnny, Crystal, and the Sharon Ventura Ms. Marvel — find not one but multiple … Continue reading

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