Ultimate Fantastic Four #17

Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Adam Kubert Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 4, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
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N-Zone part 5 of 6
With Sue caring for the ailing Human Torch back on the Fantastic Four's spaceship, it's up to Reed and Ben to take out Annihilus!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 15, 2005

    Adam Kubert continues to deliver some lovely work on this series, as how can one not be impressed by the big show that this issue offers up after Ben discovers that he isn't harmed by the acid air, and decides to make it clear that he doesn't like it when people try an kill him. I mean there's some wonderful big impact visuals offered up during this battle, from the scene where Ben brings the big pillar down, to the decidedly unsettling image where Ben takes a hands on approach when it comes to grounding Nilil. There's also a nice little series of panels as we see Reed and Ben battle their way back to the ship, and their forward progress is nicely builds up toward the big panel where Ben slams through the group trying to stop them. In fact the only real curious visual that I felt could've been done better was the scene where Sue uses her force field to pull Ben and Reed into the ship, as the seal she forms looks far from air tight, and as such it fails to address the idea of why Sue wa Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Apr 11, 2005

    Also, I quite like that bright red retro-psychedelic cover (its a break from blue) even if I cant for the life of me find any link between the cover image and the contents of this issue. Read Full Review

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