Tag Archives: Frightful Four

148. War on the Thirty-Sixth Floor

Fantastic Four 148 has made a very strong case for being the most pointless comic in the entire series. Continue reading

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133. Thundra At Dawn

“You arrive too late, Benjamin Grimm. As much as it pains me to hurt a member of the weaker sex — the Torch must be eliminated — at once!“ SUMMARY The new Fantastic Four (Medusa having replaced Sue) are moping … Continue reading

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130. Battleground: The Baxter Building

“So, until you feel you can treat me as an equal, I’ve made up my mind! I’m taking little Franklin and I’m leaving! Leaving you — leaving the FF!” SUMMARY With Ben and Medusa defeated, the Frightful Four, which now … 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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94. The Return of the Frightful Four

“Is something¬†wrong mr Grimm? You look at me so strangely. One might almost think that I were… a witch!“ SUMMARY Reed and Susan have finally decided on a name for their son, ‘Franklin Benjamin’. Deciding that life in the Baxter … Continue reading

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43. Lo! There Shall Be An Ending

Sadly, the title brings more relief than drama, in this case. The last issue of this very prolonged storyline that brings no interesting developments or character revelations. Not every issue can be firing on all cylinders every time, but any … Continue reading

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42. To Save You, Why Must I Kill You?

This issue is the second part of what will prove to be the Fantastic Four’s first three-issue story. Which is only worth mentioning because stand-alone issues are so rare these days, as rare as multiple-issue stories were back then, it … Continue reading

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41. The Brutal Betrayal of Ben Grimm

True to his word, Ben Grimm leaves the Fantastic Four in order to have some time to “think”. Hitching a ride out of town, he falls asleep and the Frightful Four cross his path and the Wizard modifies his behavior … Continue reading

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38. Defeated by the Frightful Four

This story is a poor effort with few redeeming qualities. What is inexcusable in that it falls into what has become the standard Fantastic Four formula, which is that Sue gets captured and the boys come after her. What makes … Continue reading

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36. The Frightful Four

This issue has a couple notable firsts. The first first is that this is the first time that the Fantastic Four have fought a proper super-villain team, which is the Frightful Four. The second first is that this is the … Continue reading

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