Fantastic Four #510

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Wieringo Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 5
8.0Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

HEREAFTER PART 2 Having embarked on the ultimate journey, Reed Richards and the rest of the FANTASTIC THREE must contend with the defenses of the afterlife -- and storm the gates of Heaven itself!

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Fred Sarra Feb 25, 2004

    This isnt your raw, edgy title that we are seeing a lot of these days. This is still, and likely will remain so, Marvels mainstream family book. That being said, if you like stories about friendship, love, and loss, this book is most likely for you. If your tastes lean more towards a grittier, more realistic, cynical view of the world today, well then you probably werent reading the FF to begin with. While I respect and value the opinions of the other reviewers on the site, if I could only buy one comic book a month, this would be it. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 24, 2004

    Mark Waid delivers another enjoyable issue, as not only does he manage to exceed my expectations by making Heaven into a fairly harrowing environment for out heroes to move through, but he also manages to produce several wonderful character moments that show a solid understanding of the personality mix that makes up the Fantastic Four. From the explosive scene when Reed snaps and lashes out at Johnny for the role that he believes he played in Ben's death, to the conversation that Sue has with Reed where she compares him to Dr. Frankenstein, these are truly memorable moments that helped to make this into one of my favorite issues of Mark Waid's already memorable run on this series. However the highlight of the issue would have to be the eye-opening revelation in the final pages as the team is reunited with Ben, and they not only discover the source of all the dangers they've encountered, but what role they had played in Ben inability to get past the gates of Heaven. The versions of Hea Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Feb 22, 2004

    In short, "Alicia Storm is a Skrull!" come back. All is forgiven. The Fantastic Four still suffers from the aftermath of Marvel politics. Avoid. Read Full Review

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