Fantastic Four #517

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Mike Wieringo Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 7
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The FF goes "widescreen" in a tale of epic scope and proportion as Manhattan is cut off from the rest of the world by a fleet of miles-high alien spacecraft -- and that's just the beginning! With the Avengers in disarray, New York reluctantly turns to the disenfranchised Fantastic Four, the only heroes in town, to save them -- but where to even start?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 23, 2004

    Mike Wieringo finally gets the opportunity to deliver one of those moments where the readers receive a Fantastic Four level moment, as while I've enjoyed Mark Waid's work on this title he hasn't really offered up any blockbuster moment where the Fantastic Four were called upon to deal with a threat that felt as overwhelming as the big threat in this issue provides. If nothing else this issue manages to show readers that Mike Wieringo is capable of delivering the sense of grander that such a threat requires from the artist, as there's some spectacular visuals in this issue from the initial arrival of the alien devices, to the big reveal where we see the full extent of what these devices are doing. Read Full Review

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