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159. Havoc in the Hidden Land

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

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158. Invasion From the 5th Dimension

“He died, never knowing the name of his killer: the name of Xemu — Master of the Fifth Dimension!“ SUMMARY The members of the Fantastic Four are milling around the city, enjoying a quiet evening. Eventually coming back to the Baxter Building, … Continue reading

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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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155. Battle Royale

“No! Although my spirit my writhe in immeasurable torment — The Silver Surfer cannot kill!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four are walking through Central Park when a gang of muggers attempt to assault them. Ben easily intimidates them but just at that … Continue reading

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152. Thundra and Lightning Part Two: A World of Madness Made

This issue is doing nothing to stand against the march of comic book misogyny. Continue reading

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151. Thundra and Lightning, Part 1

7/10: Although not much happens in this issue, Rich Buckler’s art is still top notch, and the plot is gearing up in an interesting and unpredictable fashion. 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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149. To Love, Honor, and Destroy

There’s a good heart to this issue, but it is unfortunately being fumbled. Continue reading

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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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147. The Sub-Mariner Strikes

“Make no attempt to find Susan Richards or her child… for I assure you they are no longer your concern…“ SUMMARY The three members of the Fantastic Four who were in Tibet return to find a distraught Reed clutching a … Continue reading

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