Tag Archives: Inhumans

159. Havoc in the Hidden Land

The less said about the plot of this issue, the better. Continue reading

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132. Omega! The Ultimate Enemy

“Death to the traitorous Alphas! And to the filth they’ve dragged up with them!” SUMMARY the Human Torch and Quicksilver agree to aid the gigantic Omega, if he will release Crystal, but when he fails to do so they aim … Continue reading

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131. Revolt in Paradise

“Is it him you love — or me?“ SUMMARY Johnny Storm finds that Crystal is tending to Pietro Maximoff, the mutant Avenger known as Quicksilver, in a fortified tower in the Inhumans’ homeland. She tells the story of how she … Continue reading

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117. The Flame and the Quest

“…I’ll have my own country, uniquely suited to my own needs — I’ll be on equal footing in the world with Doctor Doom!“ SUMMARY Johnny is searching for Crystal, looking for her first at the Inhuman’s hidden lair near Tibet. … Continue reading

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99. The Torch Goes Wild

 “I thought we loved each other. I thought it was Crys and me — no matter what! .. But the last laugh’s going to be on me! I’ll make them wish they never heard of the Human Torch!” SUMMARY The Human … 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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82. The Mark of the Madman

There’s nothing really outstanding about this issue. The Inhumans are introduced again, and although it makes a narrative sense to introduce them again, it doesn’t make character sense for Crystal to feel the need to get the permission of her … Continue reading

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62. …And One Shall Save Him

“Then you too are a criminal? I am in luck!” This unfortunate line is emblematic of what is the chronic weakness of the early Marvel Age. Weak and wet dialogue like this is literally the only thing wrong with this issue, … Continue reading

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61. Where Stalks the Sandman?

This one’s a puzzler. It would be a very decent issue if it only two creative changes were made. The first would be not to announce who the villain behind the mysterious disturbances in the Baxter Building is in both … Continue reading

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59. Doomsday

Storylines progress in this issue. The Fantastic Four has spun back into its soap-opera format, with various plot threads being picked up and advanced, but there is a notable lack of direct conflict in this issue. What should be a … Continue reading

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