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Fantastic Friday: Abrax-R-Us

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 #46, we’re continuing with yet another mind-blowing cosmic epic. It’s mind-blowing cosmic epics all the way down. New math: It’s around this time that marvel starts dual-numbering issues, so … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Bring me the head of Galactus

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. How long has it been since there’s been a universe-spanning cosmic epic? Not long, you say? Well, here’s another one in FF Annual 2001. The annual begins with a bang, as the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Fantastic Fourth Voyage of Sinbad

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Back in issue vol. 3 #24, Sue sent Franklin away in a rocket, baby Superman style, to keep him protected from a crisis. Where, exactly, that rocket went has been an unanswered … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday – Country living

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s time for relationship woes and more small-town weirdness in vol. 3 #45. Where were we? After a fight with the Grey Gargoyle, Ben has developed the ability to turn human and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday – Before the Fantastic Four

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s time for the three Before the Fantastic Four prequel miniseries, showing what our heroes were up to before FF #1. And no, Reed and Ben are no longer World War 2 … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Gen 13

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s inter-company crossover time as the FF teams up with the teen favorites from Jim Lee’s Wildstorm Comics. We’re talking Gen 13/Fantastic Four. (Why do the newbies get their name first?) Who … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Superhero soup

Fantastic Friday! This big Negative Zone story concludes in vol. 3 #44, and in true Marvel fashion, it’s tons of characters in the comic at once. Where were we? It all started when the evil businessmen of the Gideon Trust … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Don’t be so negative (zone)

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3, #42, we’re in the middle of a big, ambitious story in the Negative Zone that’s getting bigger by adding more characters and conflicts. Recap: The sinister businessmen of the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Pilgrims progress

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 #41, we’ve got interdimensional pilgrims, because why not? OK, so a while back, a group called the Gideon Trust purchased the FF’s old tech and patents. They then reconstructed … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Zone defense

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Some things in life are constants, and one of them is that the FF will journey to the Fantastic Four every so often. That’s the case with vol. 3 #40. We begin … Continue reading

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