Fantastic Four #500

Fantastic Four #500

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Mike Wieringo Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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Reed, ever the scientist, must force himself to learn and believe in magic in order to defeat Doom.

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 16, 2003

    While the final page wasn't nearly as earth-shattering as I had been expecting to find, I guess it all depends on how well Mark Waid deals with the fallout from this ending that will determine if it's a success or not, and as such I've adopted a wait & see response to this scene. This issue is a pretty solid encounter between Reed & Dr. Doom, and while the use of magic added a new dimension to this classic exchange, the same basic principles came to the surface, as the battle soon becomes a war of words between the two, where Reed manages to once again prove he's Doom's better, though Doom is allowed to get in the final word. This issue also features a guest-hero who arrives to help Reed in his time of need, and while it's always great to see this character, Mark Waid really manages to nicely play up the clash of these two leaders in their respective fields, as Reed tries to understand the logic behind the magic. In the end this was a highly entertaining finish to what has been one of Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Jul 10, 2003

    ***CONGRATULATIONS ON 500 ISSUES!!! THANKS FOR 42 GREAT YEARS!!! HERE'S TO THE NEXT!!!*** Read Full Review

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