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161. All the World Wars At Once

“Tell me again about how I did the right thing. And me — I’ll keep on tryin’ to believe it.” SUMMARY Reed is running dramatic tests on his body in his lab and comes to the conclusion that he is literally … Continue reading

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160. In One World and Out Another

“If it is power alone that will induce you to surrender — why, then, power shall be served!” SUMMARY A barbarian on a dragon, who calls himself Arkon, is hurling thunderbolts at The Thing, chasing him through central New York … Continue reading

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150. Ultron-7: He’ll Rule The World/The Wedding of Crystal and Quicksilver

Even if you get the feeling that the writers were not engaged fully in the telling of the story, at least it obvious that Rich Buckler is still enjoying himself. 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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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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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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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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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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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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