Fantastic Four #529

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Mike McKone Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 27, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Reed's got a rendezvous to keep at the edge of space...but in order to reach it, he's going to have to work his way through a battalion of America's best-trained fighting men!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 16, 2005

    Mike McKone still makes me a little nervous as he hasn't quite shown he's able to handle a monthly title, but he's certainly a good fit for this title. His characters are highly expressive, and any artist who can make two pages that do little more that showing a vehicle taking off into a wonderful little character moment certainly must be doing something right. The big action scene in this issue is also extremely well done, as Reed's powers are on full display, and how can one not love the little moment where we discover how Reed made it out of the fiery crash? The splash page of Reed completing his escape is also a lovely piece of art, as was the sheer spectacle of that final page as the ship enters the cosmic rays. There's also a wealth of cool little details, like the floating chairs that the FF use during the conference meeting, or the shot Ben attempting to cross his fingers. There's also a nice action movie quality to this issue's cover with Reed at the head of a massive exp Read Full Review

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