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Fantastic Friday: It had to happen sometime

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #407, Reed Richards comes back from the dead. It had to happen sometime. Previously, our heroes encountered the godlike villain Hyperstorm, who has Dr. Doom held captive in his otherworldly … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Hyper time

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’ve reached issue #406, and I’m afraid we have to talk about Hyperstorm. We begin in the lab at Four Freedoms Plaza, where Kristoff is experimenting with the tech recovered from Zarrko … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: By Crom

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #405, we learn tha–OMG it’s Conan the Barbarian! While on an adventure in Brazil, our heroes have uncovered an alien device that might be able to save Ben’s life after … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Rumble in the jungle

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #404 has the Thing fighting a bunch of other Things, and… that’s it, really. We open with Namor the Sub-Mariner, seeking revenge for losing control of Atlantis to the Inhumans during … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Thing ring do your thing

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In issue #403, we’re getting back to basics with some old-fashioned jungle adventure. We begin in the lab inside Four Freedoms Plaza, where Kristoff has designed a new Ant-Man suit for Scott … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Still more Atlantis

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #402 is part ten of the eleven-part Atlantis Rising crossover. I don’t know about you but I’m getting Atlantis’d out. Sexy sorceress Morgan Le Fay has taken over Atlantis and raised … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Honey I shrunk the Inhumans

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Now that all the excitement of issue #400 is over, we’re at issue #401, smack-dab in the middle of yet another convoluted ‘90s Marvel crossover. This is part eight of the eleven-part … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: FOUR hundred

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s issue number FOUR hundred! Gimmie a gimmick: This the third of three covers using an iris-in effect, with a rainbow foil surface framed around the characters, getting larger with each issue. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Mister Negative

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #399 finds us in the final act of Tom DeFalco’s long and controversial run as writer. Gimmie a gimmick: This is the second of three covers to feature a “rainbow foil” … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Toy time

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Except I’m still recovering from the holidays, so here’s some random pics of Fantastic Four toys: **** Want more? Check out my book, CINE HIGH, now available for the Kindle and the … Continue reading

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