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Fantastic Friday: Getting the band back together

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Our heroes are in a dark place in issue #509, but there’s some light ahead. Also, the great Mike Wieringo is back on art duties, with Karl Kesel on inks. Where were … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Mother Doom

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’re still in Latveria in issue #505, dealing with international intrigue, political unrest, and… Dr. Doom’s mother?!? After defeating Dr. Doom in the epic issue #500, the FF have set up shop … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Hungary Hungary hippos

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. What does it take to run a country? What if that country has laser deathtraps? That’s question facing our heroes in issue #504. The battle between the FF and Dr. Doom ended … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Exit through the gift shop

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Back in issue #500, the FF defeated Dr. Doom but not before Doom scarred Reed’s face. We’re still dealing with the fallout of these events in issue #503. Also, guest artist Howard … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The big five-oh-oh

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s the big issue #500, and creators Mark Waid and Mike Weiringo pull out the stops for the final battle between magic and science. Gimmie a gimmick: Marvel published two versions of … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Library fee

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Dr. Doom is of course always held up as the FF’s greatest villain, and stories like the one in vol. 3 #70, legacy #499 are why. To recap, Dr. Doom leveled up … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Magical mystery tour

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 #69 legacy #598, we return to great debate of science versus magic, and this time magic seems to be winning. To recap, Dr. Doom leveled up to become a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Baby’s first supervillain

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We know Dr. Doom is back and that he means business. In vol. 3 #68 legacy #497, he makes his first move. Previously, Dr. Doom reunited with lost love Valeria, also the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Modular living

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 #63 legacy #492 continues the “Sentient” storyline. Do you like math? Because this issue sure does. Recap: Reed invented a new high-tech PDA for his personal use. When Ben and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Money to burn

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Volume 3 #62 legacy 491 kicks off a high-tech thriller, but does so with more sitcom antics. We begin in Times Square, where Reed and Sue are on a date, sort of. … Continue reading

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