Tag Archives: Wyatt Wingfoot

144. Attack!

“I think not, Thorne… I rather think you are the madman… for only a madman refuses to accept reality, and my genius is real… very real!” SUMMARY The Fantastic Four are escaping Doctor Doom’s hidden base, aided by Darkoth, Doom’s … Continue reading

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143. The Terrible Triumph of Doctor Doom

It doesn’t matter much if Doom really has concocted an overly complicated plan for taking over the world — at the moment he’s doing it and the FF haven’t even found the slightest advantage that might lead to defeating him. Continue reading

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142. No Friend Beside Him

“Any sane mortal in your position would be groveling.“ SUMMARY The Fantastic Four apparently are disbanding (however, in direct contradiction of the title, they all have gone with a friend). Ben first of all goes after Alicia, flying to Europe. … Continue reading

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141. The End of the Fantastic Four

This is a rather uneven issue, and there are a list of some strange narrative choices that serve to either confuse or debunk the tension carried over from the previous issue. Continue reading

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140. Annihilus Revealed

“Enjoy your first glimpse of the Negative Zone, Wyatt Wingfoot. It will be your last.” SUMMARY (This issue bridges events that occur in Sub-Mariner #67, but which have no direct bearing on this story) The story starts with Annihilus flying … Continue reading

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139. Target: Tomorrow

“Strength is to be used, Mr Grimm! Those who possess it — soon learn to control it!” SUMMARY Tumbling in free-fall due to Miracle Man’s actions in the last issue, the Fantastic Four use their powers to save themselves and … Continue reading

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138. Madness is… the Miracle Man

“You need further proof? Look, then fools — and rue the day you saw me anew, for in truth — it has been the last day of your all-too-pitiable lives!“ SUMMARY Returning from their last mission, the Fantastic Four arrive … Continue reading

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80. Where Treads the Living Totem

After a slough of poorly conceived and executed tales, we’ve come up against one that isn’t entirely disappointing. The dismal trends of recent issues are still present, however. Sue, the only female member of the team, is still bedridden and … 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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60. The Power and the Peril

This issue brings the last part of Doom’s Cosmic Power storyline. All in all, it’s a rather uneven tale, and this final installment holds to the off-kilter, uncommitted  narrative of the previous ones. At one point, The Watcher leaves his … Continue reading

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