A well written character study that works far better if one is able to ignore the central premise of this opening arc, as Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa does have a solid understanding of how these characters would deal with a crisis like this. I mean If one can accept that Reed would have difficulty getting a job, than there is something rather engaging about watching the character deal with the sense of helplessness that one feels when one finds themself out of work. The book also manages to nicely capture Ben's need to feel like he's pulling his weight, as I honestly believe that he wasn't aware of the problem he was creating with his machine like work ethic. There's also a nice quiet moment where we see Reed and Franklin enjoy a moment together, and Franklin's reaction to the idea that his dad has gotten himself a normal job was a cute little moment. However, I'm still not convinced there's a big demand for a domesticated Fantastic Four, as their out-of-this-world adventures are what earne Read Full Review
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