Tag Archives: Roy Thomas

163. Finale

“There is… no point to further battle.” SUMMARY Ben tries to get Reed’s disc passed Gaard and through the hole in the nexus, but he is blocked at every attempt.  Meanwhile, Johnny and the Reed from the Second Earth track … Continue reading

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162. The Shape of Things to Come

“Get out of my way, all of you — or I won’t be responsible for what happens to — ARRRGH!“ SUMMARY The Reed Richards from Second Earth has broken his bonds, but he is soon recaptured by Arkon’s men. He explains … Continue reading

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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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159. Havoc in the Hidden Land

The less said about the plot of this issue, the better. 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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156. Middle Game

The themes of the story are perfectly realized visually by an artist who we have just seen ascend to a higher level of visual narrative. Continue reading

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137. Rumble on Planet 3

“Very well, Slugger Johnson, this is a step I do not relish taking… but this is your world, and if you claim we must… then by eternity we shall!“ SUMMARY Reed and Ben approach a European castle, stating that their … Continue reading

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136. Rock Around the Cosmos

“Wish things were like they wuz in the Fifties…” SUMMARY Recovering from their last battle, the Fantastic Four leave Gideon for dead and take his son Thomas back to their headquarters to try and cure them. After they’ve left, one … Continue reading

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134. A Dragon Stalks the Skies

“It’s gone, Reed!! The house — the grounds — everything! Gone!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four arrive at Agatha Harkness’s house, apparently after having received a summons from her. They find that it is missing and there is no trace of … Continue reading

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