Fantastic Four #62

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Mike Wieringo Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 7
8.0Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

SENTIENT, Part one!
Franklin Richards creates an artificial being out of data. How will the new creature interact with the FF?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 31, 2002

    I'll admit I'm a big fan of Mark Waid's previous work, and I've been a loyal follower of the Fantastic Four for as long as I've been collecting comics. With this in mind, I can't hide the fact that I probably enjoy this material far more that the newer reader who might've been pulled into the book by the nine cent issue. I mean, I've been with this book for 20+ years, and as such I've been on the book during it's high points, and equally I've been there for its lows, so any time the book looks to be entering the latter, I'm always a bit blinded by the simple fact that this book is good again. Based on these first three issue, I can't help but like what I see. Mark Waid seems to get the idea that the Fantastic Four can be interesting contemporary characters, and not merely tired echoes of the personalities that Stan Lee created in the 1960s. He's also is nicely playing up the idea that the FF function in their own little world where the extraordinary is everyday, as one has to love the Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Oct 25, 2002

    The scenes with Johnny Storm running the family business really just seem rather dull and fail to live up to the promised potential: neither comedic or surprising. His supporting personal assistant does have an inviting personality, and it's largely she who keeps the reader from losing interest in this section of the book. Read Full Review

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