History Fridge / FantasticFour

16th Jan '16 4:41:27 PM nombretomado
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** Probably just a conicidence, since [[spoiler:Johnny returned from the dead 12 issues after he died in the first place]].
* In an issue of Mark Waid and Mike Wierango's run, the Fantastic Four basically meet God -- who turns out to be a comic book artist with an [[StanLee unseen collaborator]] who bears a striking resemblance to JackKirby. Which is not only a perfect tribute, but makes complete sense on a metaphysical level; who else would a comic book superhero view as God but the artist / writer who created them and the world they live in?

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** Probably just a conicidence, coincidence, since [[spoiler:Johnny returned from the dead 12 issues after he died in the first place]].
* In an issue of Mark Waid and Mike Wierango's run, the Fantastic Four basically meet God -- who turns out to be a comic book artist with an [[StanLee [[Creator/StanLee unseen collaborator]] who bears a striking resemblance to JackKirby.Creator/JackKirby. Which is not only a perfect tribute, but makes complete sense on a metaphysical level; who else would a comic book superhero view as God but the artist / writer who created them and the world they live in?
26th Sep '15 2:28:01 AM Morgenthaler
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!!The films:
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* The uniforms the Four wear are modified from the clothes they wore under their spacesuits from the first movie. You can also see them wearing them under the standard uniform jumpsuits of the Doom space station. That's right kids, the Fantastic Four are literally fighting evil in long underwear.
* Unlike the others who can activate their abilities at will, the Thing cannot switch his power off. This was because Ben Grimm was unshielded at the time of the accident and recieved a higher dosage of cosmic storm radiation, whereas the others had Reed's shielding partially mitigating the effects.
** The is best exemplified by his failed attempts with his machine. As [[ProfessorGuineaPig he steps out]] his body starts to go limp from losing control of his powers.
17th Jan '14 8:38:21 AM LadyMomus
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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; this comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to PlasticMan." --Tropers/{{Cuchulainn}}

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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; this comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to PlasticMan.ComicBook/PlasticMan." --Tropers/{{Cuchulainn}}
12th Nov '13 6:31:58 PM Cuchulainn
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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; this comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to ComicBook/PlasticMan." --Tropers/{{Cuchulainn}}

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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; this comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to ComicBook/PlasticMan.PlasticMan." --Tropers/{{Cuchulainn}}
12th Nov '13 6:31:31 PM Cuchulainn
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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; This comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to ComicBook/PlasticMan." --Troper/{{Cuchulainn}}

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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; This this comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to ComicBook/PlasticMan." --Troper/{{Cuchulainn}}
--Tropers/{{Cuchulainn}}
12th Nov '13 6:30:46 PM Cuchulainn
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* I always used to think Mister Fantastic was a dumb superhero name, mainly because it's so non-descriptive of his powers. Then it hit me; This comic came out in the era that gave us the expression "Plastic Fantastic". So, it's basically a somewhat subtle way of saying "Yeah, he's basically our answer to ComicBook/PlasticMan." --Troper/{{Cuchulainn}}
27th Jan '13 3:16:28 AM ChrisDV
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** Probably just a conicidence, since [[spoiler:Johnny returned from the dead 12 issues after he died in the first place]].
8th Jan '13 8:02:24 AM TypoKiller
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* Unlike the others who can activate their abilities at will, the Thing cannot switch his power off. This was because Ben Grimm was EVA at the time of the accident and recieved a higher dosage of cosmic storm radiation, whereas the others had Reed's shielding partially mitigating the effects.

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* Unlike the others who can activate their abilities at will, the Thing cannot switch his power off. This was because Ben Grimm was EVA unshielded at the time of the accident and recieved a higher dosage of cosmic storm radiation, whereas the others had Reed's shielding partially mitigating the effects.
8th Jan '13 8:00:51 AM TypoKiller
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** The is best exemplified by his failed attempts with his machine. As [[ProfessorGuineaPig he steps out]] his body starts to go limp from losin control of his powers.

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** The is best exemplified by his failed attempts with his machine. As [[ProfessorGuineaPig he steps out]] his body starts to go limp from losin losing control of his powers.
2nd Jan '13 2:51:11 PM KNDrules
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** Before they go in to stop Doom, Johnny clearly states that the building had been cleared out.
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