Tag Archives: Doctor Doom

157. Endgame

This is a deceptively straightforward issue, and it contains a respectable twist at the end. Admirable for the series, it manages to maintain its thematic cohesion over three issues — historically three issue arcs have been far more miss than hit so far. Continue reading

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156. Middle Game

The themes of the story are perfectly realized visually by an artist who we have just seen ascend to a higher level of visual narrative. Continue reading

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144. Attack!

“I think not, Thorne… I rather think you are the madman… for only a madman refuses to accept reality, and my genius is real… very real!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four are escaping Doctor Doom’s hidden base, aided by Darkoth, Doom’s … 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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142. No Friend Beside Him

“Any sane mortal in your position would be groveling.“ SUMMARY The Fantastic Four apparently are disbanding (however, in direct contradiction of the title, they all have gone with a friend). Ben first of all goes after Alicia, flying to Europe. … Continue reading

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126. The Way It Began

“It all seems like a million years ago — but I can still remember that wild ride upstate to the secret base up in the foothills–“ SUMMARY Ben visits Reed in his lab, only to see Doctor Doom standing over the apparently … Continue reading

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116. The Alien, The Ally, and Armageddon

“Gross bumbling insects! Will you never understand? Mine is the power of a billion brains! … There is no power in the universe that can constrain or defeat me — none!“ SUMMARY The Fantastic Four chase after Reed, possessed and loose on the … Continue reading

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100. The Long Journey Home

“After all these years… all these adventures… we’re still together. We’re still a team! The greatest team ever!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four, returning from the Inhuman’s hidden kingdom somewhere, presumably, in the Nepalese mountains, are shot out of the sky … Continue reading

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87. The Power and the Pride

“What are a few vulnerable lives — compared to the immortal art that might be destroyed??” Continue reading

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86. The Victims

“Get off the streets! Take shelter! Hide! Hide!! The robot army of Doctor Doom is on the march!” Continue reading

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