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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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Fantastic Friday: Heart of not so stone

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer-artist Carlos Pacheco continues to take things back to basics, while also introducing new changes to one character in vol. 3 #39. To recap, a brand-new Baxter Building is being constructed in … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Back to Baxter

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A few issues back, we saw the end of Pier 4. Now we set up a new status quo for our heroes in vol. 3 issue 38. Over the last few issues, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Damage Control

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In volume 3 issue 37, we’ve got shape-changing aliens, Hollywood producers, and Damage Control is on the scene! We begin at the wreckage of Pier 4, which was recently destroyed in the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Alchemical process

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Volume 3, issue 36 gives the old “science versus magic” debate, and we say goodbye to the pier. In the last issue, evil alchemist Diablo escaped from an evil mirror and unleashed … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Diablo a go-go

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. A new writer/artist takes over in vol. 3 #35, where our heroes fight both an evil alchemist and a bunch of lawyers.   Before we begin, note that writer Chris Claremont is … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Obliterator? I hardly know her

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 # 34 features an alien invasion, time travel, and more all in the usual 22 pages. Let’s try to recap this. After their headquarters were attacked, the FF’s investigation leads … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Out yonder

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 issue 33, we’ve got small town quirkiness, an alien invasion, and the return of one of Marvel’s earliest heroes. The issue begins with a mysterious stranger teleporting into Pier … Continue reading

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