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Fantastic Friday: Fun with Dr. Doom

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. But there’s no regular post this week because of [INSERT EXCUSE HERE] so here’s some amusing Dr. Doom panels instead. * * * * Want more? Check out my new book, MOM, I’M … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Democratic process

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Last issue, the Inhumans returned. This issue, vol. 3 #53, legacy #481, the Inhumans continue returning. Gimmie a gimmick: This is second of four connected Mike Wieringo-drawn covers that create a single … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday – Back to school

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A new story arc begins in vol. 3 #51 legacy #480, while dragging all the ongoing subplots along with it. We’ve also got a little bit of a rotating door of creative … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Nuff Said

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s issue #50 of volume 3 (legacy #479), so it’s hyped up as an anniversary issue, but it’s also part of a company-wide stunt that ended up not being much of a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Baby back

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Another reality-twisting comes to an end in vol. 3 #49, legacy 478. This is when we say goodbye to Valeria, and we meet… Valeria?   To recap, the godlike villain Abraxas (not … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Is that a universe in your pocket?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 #48 legacy #477, we’re still lost in a quagmire of alternate universes, but the end is in sight. We begin in Haven, at the center of the multiverse, where … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Challenge of the super friends

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. You want more alternate universes? We got more alternate universes! It’s vol. 3, #47, legacy #476. Godlike supervillain Abraxas (no, not the one from the Jesse Ventura movie) is a killing spree … Continue reading

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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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