Tag Archives: Origin

126. The Way It Began

“It all seems like a million years ago — but I can still remember that wild ride upstate to the secret base up in the foothills–“ SUMMARY Ben visits Reed in his lab, only to see Doctor Doom standing over the apparently … 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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105. The Monster in the Streets

“Except for my son — they’re the two people who mean the most to me — in all the world! And now I’m called upon — to sacrifice one of them! How can I do it? How? How??“ SUMMARY While walking the … Continue reading

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11. A Visit With The Fantastic Four / The Impossible Man

“Listen to me, captain! This ‘little squirt’ as you call him, is the most dangerous living creature on earth! Your weapons and your men will be powerless against him!” SUMMARY Part 1 – We are taken on a tour of … Continue reading

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3. The Miracle Man

“I, the Miracle Man, declare war on the whole human race! I intend to conquer the earth!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four are at a theater watching a live performance of a stage magician who antagonizes The Thing enough that he … Continue reading

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2. The Skrulls from Outer Space

“And once the Fantastic Four are slain, no power on earth can stop the Skrull invasion!” SUMMARY The separate members of the Fantastic Four are apparently commiting acts of terror and crime. However, they reveal themselves in secret to be shape … Continue reading

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1. (1961) The Fantastic Four, et al.

One of the striking thing about this first adventure of the Fantastic Four is how magnificently paced and plotted it is. Continue reading

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