Fantastic Four #528

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Mike McKone Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 29, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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As Ben revels in his newfound wealth and status, an act of sabotage may well jeopardize Reed's secret project--and a visit from state officials has dire ramifications for Sue and the rest of the Richards clan...

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 7, 2005

    Mike McKone is a fine artist, and he's turning in some lovely work on this issue in spite of the simple fact that this issue isn't exactly an artist friendly outing. By and large, this issue is twenty-two pages of talking heads, but Mike McKone manages to make the best of it by offering up a wide variety of facial expressions, with Sue's deer-caught-in-the-headlights expression as she deals with the child services officer being my personal favourite section in the issue. There's also a nice little visual moment where Sue realizes that there might be some weight to the arguments that are being made when she overhears Franklin playing with his kid sister. The art also does a nice job on the panels where the lives of the FF before they received their powers are reflected by the follow up panels where we see the powers they gained. The big action sequence that closes the issue is also well presented. The only quibble that I'd make about the art is the appearing/disappearing freckles o Read Full Review

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