Thing: Freakshow #2

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Scott Kolins Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 5, 2002

    As I mentioned above I've been following the adventures of the Thing for long enough that his feeling sorry for himself routine does feel a bit too familiar, so I have to applaud Geoff Johns for put a fresh spin on this idea by introducing a moment from Ben's past where he was guilty of the very same behavior that he finds so hurtful in the present. This issue also manages to briefly place Ben in a role that he rarely finds himself in as he basks in the adoration of the people from this small town, and this scene is really quite charming. The final pages of this issue also manage to throw a couple nice plot twists into the mix as we see Ben managed to blunder his way into the middle of a couple alien races who not only have good reason to despise the Fantastic Four, but thanks to his being caught completely by surprise Ben's in a pretty bad way when he makes this discovery. This little scenes in this issue are also a lot of fun, like Ben's reaction when he learns these people don't kno Read Full Review

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