Fantastic Four #61

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Mike Wieringo Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 8
9.0Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

A special issue putting the spotlight on the Ever Lovin' Blue-Eyed Thing!

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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Sep 29, 2002

    Mike Wieringo continues to put his spin on the FF. They look a little cartoony as wont Mr. Wieringo's characters always look, but this style fits with the easygoing mood that is shattered in one horrific scene. Besides, I like cartoons, and Mr. Wieringo's cartoons obey anatomical laws which are flagrantly infringed upon in other books. Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 2, 2002

    While I'm sure this issue's revelation about the gag packages from the Yancy Street Gang is likely to conflict with some previous stories, I'm not about to make an issue of it, as frankly the idea that it was Johnny all along made for an amusing read. Now Ben's decidedly hostile behavior in this issue is a bit hard to write off as the harmless fun it's made out to be, but if Ben behaves like this on a regular basis, it would nicely explain why even after all these years of saving the world alongside the Fantastic Four, the general public still cast a wary eye in Ben's direction when he's coming down the street. The issue also offers up a pretty interesting situation for Johnny to get involved in, as we see Sue decides a drastic step needs to be taken to force Johnny to act like a responsible adult, and I can't wait to see the story where Johnny makes his frantic bid to rebuild the team's depleted finances. There's also a fairly serious plot introduced in this issue as well, as we see R Read Full Review

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