Fantastic Four #66

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 7
10Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

The Fantastic Four have to bail the Torch out of the trouble he's gotten himself into.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 7, 2003

    It simply doesn't get much better than this, though next month's arrival of Dr. Doom is likely to make things even better. This issue has firmly cemented this title as my favorite Marvel title, as I've spent my entire comic reading life waiting to this book to reach this stage, and now that it's arrived my only complaint is that we're only getting one issue each month. Mark Waid understands these characters, and this is what is quickly making his run on this book my all time favorite, and what's more he's making it look so gosh darn easy that one has to wonder why previous writers never quite captured it. The adventures thus far have been pretty simple, but this issue does offer up an amazing display of Sue's power, as she performs a stunt that firmly cements my conviction that Susan Richards is easily one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe. One also has to love Ben & Reed's little bug hunt, and the comedic, though rather clever use of the shrinking ray. Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Mar 1, 2003

    Something I did not appreciate before is Mr. Buckingham's techno talent. He may also be the first artist to avoid old phallic symbolism standard fare when detailing a scientific device. Reed's invention is not exactly a gun, and in structure it looks more like a mechanical nipple, or is that me simply projecting? Read Full Review

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