Fantastic Four #17

Writer: Ryan North Artist: Carlos E. Gomez Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 7, 2024 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 25
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When construction unearths something unexpected, Susan Storm is called in - not as a super hero but an archaeologist! But when the bones she uncovers - tens of thousand of years old, dating back to the first arrival of humans in the Americas - turn out to be female...and matching her build...and wearing the shredded and decayed remains of what appears to be BLUE FABRIC constructed of unstable molecules, she must accept the fantastic: Dr. Susan Storm is going to DIE deep in Earth's prehistory... ...and that time is coming sooner than she might think! Also in this issue: an anniversary date for Reed and Sue! So Sue gets both inarguable evidence more

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Feb 7, 2024

    Fantastic Four #17 has everything a sci-fi superhero fan could want. It has action, it has trippy ideas, and it has awesome science tying into it all. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Feb 7, 2024

    It seems as if writer Ryan North has puzzled over the intricacies of defeating a nigh-omnipotent time-traveling supervillain and delivers an excellent response that is also rooted in character. The overall effect is an incredibly satisfying standalone feature reminding readers what's fantastic about Marvel's first couple just in time for Valentine's Day. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Watch - Theron Couch Feb 8, 2024

    Fantastic Four is a high quality series in every facet, from writing to art. But Fantastic Four #17 highlights how North keeps the series fresh and smart with every issue, even as the series is primarily made up of one-and-done stories. This issues setup is the king that could lead into a complex ongoing story arc, but North addresses it in a novel way and in a single, clever issue. Its another very successful issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Feb 7, 2024

    Fantastic Four #17 takes Reed and Sue on a time-traveling adventure to solve the mystery of Sue's “death” in the ancient past. The time travel aspects, a clever invention of non-verbal communication, and the art are all on point, but Ryan North keeps forgetting to shore up plot holes that sabotage his writing. Read Full Review

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