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Fantastic Friday: Installin’ Stalin

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The gun-toting alternate timeline action keeps on keepin’ on in issue #344. After a time travel adventure, our heroes have landed in an alternate timeline, where World War III has just broken … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Welcome to the gun show

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. This week it’s issue #342, which is forgettable, and #343, which has a notorious reputation. After a one-page intro, issue #342 is a flashback story, taking place a short while ago, when … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Dick Tracy destroys the universe

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #341 continues and almost concludes the FF’s latest journey through time and space with the fate of all existence on the line. The FF, Thor, and Iron Man have traveled into … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Celestial navigation

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Walt Simonson’s cosmic time travel tale continues in issue #340, in which the FF confronts a godlike Celestial. The FF, Thor and Iron Man have traveled to the future, where Galactus has … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Are you not entertained?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #339 continues Walt Simonson’s time travel/space epic, with some classic Simonson Thor action as well. The FF, Iron Man, and Thor have journeyed into the distant future, where Galactus is using … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: That’s no moon

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer-artist Walt Simonson hits the ground running with a time-travel epic continuing in issue #338. The FF have teamed up with Thor and Iron Man to travel into the future, where some … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: TV time

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. I’m out of town this week, so here are some more FF videos: **** Want more? Check out my book, CINE HIGH, now available for the Kindle and the free Kindle app.

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Fantastic Friday: Son of Simon

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The great Walt Simonson takes over both writing and art in issue #337, and he swings for the fences with an extra-length 30-page issue featuring big guest stars and time travel craziness. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: And I’m hoping that they’ll ratify me

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Our heroes continue to battle politicians and wacky villains as the Acts of Vengeance crossover comes to an end in issue #336. Our heroes are in Washington D.C., where Reed is testifying … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: You gone got me talking politics

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #355 finds us still in the middle of the Acts of Vengeance crossover, in which our heroes face both politicians and villains. There’s a joke somewhere in that, isn’t there? The … Continue reading

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