Tag Archives: Galactus

173. Counter-Earth Must Die… At The Hand Of Galactus

“My reasoning was simple, apeling. It is whole worlds I must devour, one life is worth nothing to me. To one who hungers mightily, what good is a meagre crumb?“ SUMMARY Ben Grimm confronts Galactus, who announces his intent to consume Counter-Earth. Running out of oxygen, he is … Continue reading

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123. This World Enslaved

“Humans! Fickle and inconstant as the changing wind! I must soar aloft — for a new breath of air — and sanity!“ SUMMARY Reed holds Galactus’s ship hostage, bartering for its return if Galactus will leave the planet. Galactus says he … Continue reading

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122. Galactus Unleashed

“Meddlesome humans! You sought to deceive me! Where have you hidden my once and former herald?” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four confront Galactus and discover that he wants the Silver Surfer to be his herald again or he’ll destroy the planet. … Continue reading

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121. The Mysterious Mind-Blowing Secret of Gabriel

“When walking through a field, do you consider the ant beneath your feet? I am Gabriel! To me you are far less than ants!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four continue to confront Gabriel, the Air-Walker, who continues to thwart them. All of humanity … Continue reading

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77. Shall Earth Endure?

The storylines from the previous three issue are all continued here, but instead of them all connecting and resolving together — as would be expected since that is the usual convention in any multi-thread story — they are each resolved separately. It’s … Continue reading

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76. Stranded in Sub-Atomica

This issue is a little lumpy. Although Stan and Jack do a pretty good job of the slow build-up, it seems as though they’ve not been putting their all into this storyline. it flows well enough, but the structure’s just … Continue reading

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75. Worlds Within Worlds

This issue feels like a bare-faced stall for time. The “Worlds Within Worlds” that we were promised in the last issue — and in the very title of this one — are only briefly seen, in just one page. To be … Continue reading

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74. When Calls Galactus

This issue suffers from a sort of half-heartedness — a general lack of follow-through. Although the promise of another Galactus is very exciting, what, really is the plot of this issue? Galactus spends a deal of time trying to locate … Continue reading

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50. The Startling Saga of the Silver Surfer

The Silver Surfer isn’t a villain anymore, he’s a force of nature, and one that humans have never experienced before. Continue reading

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49. If This Be Doomsday

There’s a good amount of tension, and it’s a story that encompasses the universe and dimensions beyond our own, and yet is still anchored firmly into the world we know and see every day. It’s exemplary craftsmanship, and it is only diminished by its familiarity in being partially told and retold for so many years. With a fresh mind, this still thrills. Continue reading

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