We heard that Black Panther was kind of a big deal (btw, check out last week’s spoilercast about the movie), so this week we’re looking at his short-lived stint as the leader of the Fantastic Four.
Written in 2007 by Dwayne McDuffie (Damage Control, Static Shock, much of the DC Animated Universe), Fantastic Four 544-550 finds the the titular team in disarray after Civil War. Reed and Sue take a break from the team, so the newly-married T’Challa and Storm join up with Johnny and Ben to fight classic foes like the Silver Surfer and the Frightful Four.
Doctor Strange, the Watchers, and Klaw also make guest appearances!
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Time travel & alternate universes, robot Josef Stalins, and triceratopses — all the silly staples of any good Fantastic Four story.
On today’s SOMFRC, the gang reads Fantastic Four #343-346 – written and drawn by the great Walt Simonson (Thor, Detective Comics). But is this story as fantastic as our eponymous foursome??
Find out on SOME OF MY FRIENDS READ COMICS!!
The Fantastic Four have a movie coming out this week. By their very name, they are the most fantastic four.
But what about the Ghostbusters? The Ninja Turtles? Are the Fantastic Four deserving of their name? Are there foursomes more fantastic than the Fantastic Four?
Find out on today’s ALL MY FRIENDS ARE RIGHT HERE!!
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This week’s contest is to find somebody who knows Karen Allen’s people and hook her up with our good friend Alex Crawford for a photoshoot. Alex can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Karen, you can see his work at alexcrawfordphotography.com.
Remember that time in the 70’s when Godzilla was shrunken down by Ant-Man, fought the Fantastic Four and the Avengers as he grew large again, traveled through time twice, and even had his photo snapped by good ol’ Spider-Man? You don’t?!?! Well it’s true! Not only did Godzilla have his very own 24-issue Marvel comic, but it’s ALL in continuity.
So come join Vince, Chris, and Kia as they relive the finale of this insane series (Godzilla: King of the Monsters #20-24) and see just how our big green dino-friend fit himself into the Marvel Universe.