Ultimate Fantastic Four #19

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Jae Lee Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 8, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1
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The Fantastic Four face their most devious foe yet! When the Baxter Building has been turned into a veritable death trap, will Reed's IQ be enough to save the day?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 21, 2005

    If you were looking for an artist to capture a sense of ever looming danger than Jae Lee would have to be right near the top of the list, and the issue does benefit from his atmosphere heavy style, as there's a lovely sequence where we see the team ventures forward into the darkness. The art also does some nice work when it comes to the unsettling appearance of the issue's villain, as the opening sequence does a nice job of setting up the idea of a half-seen threat, and the reveal shot of the villain was a cute bite of misdirection as I just assumed the character would be a femme fetale looking woman rather than a skater punk. The big final action is also well done, as Jae Lee manages to nicely add to the unknown quality of the threat as most of the attacks on the team are only half-seen, which makes them even more unsettling. There's also a lovely panel where we see Reed standing in front of the massive creature that has just taken down the rest of his team, as another attack approach Read Full Review

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