Category Archives: 07/10

151. Thundra and Lightning, Part 1

7/10: Although not much happens in this issue, Rich Buckler’s art is still top notch, and the plot is gearing up in an interesting and unpredictable fashion. Continue reading

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147. The Sub-Mariner Strikes

“Make no attempt to find Susan Richards or her child… for I assure you they are no longer your concern…“ SUMMARY The three members of the Fantastic Four who were in Tibet return to find a distraught Reed clutching a … Continue reading

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143. The Terrible Triumph of Doctor Doom

It doesn’t matter much if Doom really has concocted an overly complicated plan for taking over the world — at the moment he’s doing it and the FF haven’t even found the slightest advantage that might lead to defeating him. Continue reading

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118. Thunder in the Ruins & What Mad World

“How can I fight the girl I love –? How?!“ SUMMARY Story 1 – The Human Torch battles the fighter jets sent after him in the last issue and eventually makes his way to Crystal, who does not recognize him, still … Continue reading

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106. The Monster’s Secret

“It’s Johnny!! If the fall doesn’t get him, Rambow’s son will! He’s hurling his blasts at anything that moves!“ SUMMARY The story picks up directly from the last, with Johnny telling Reed that he has to come and find a … Continue reading

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83. Shall Mankind Survive?

The second half of this two parter is how the first half should have been approached. The space was available to use, and the new elements introduced could have been even further developed in this second half of the tale. … Continue reading

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78. The Thing No More

One of the first things that we learn in this issue is that the last issue is of no consequence in relation to this story. Which is frustrating to anyone caught out trying to make sense of what exactly was … Continue reading

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70. When Fall the Mighty

This issue is a clever one, even if it’s not structurally as elegant as the last, it is still quite clever. The dual threats in this issue continue quite well from the last, and both involve meaningful action and are … Continue reading

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68. His Mission: Destroy the Fantastic Four

After the wackiness of the last few story-lines — the Negative Zone, the introduction of the Kree, the Beehive — it’s a nice change to get a more homebound adventure. It would have been nice to have a little something … Continue reading

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64. The Sentry Sinister

This issue is a nice, straightforward tale with a strong, otherworldly villain, and allusions to future weirdness. It’s the best of classic FF, and in context of the erratic ride of the last dozen issues, it’s nice to read a … Continue reading

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