History Headscratchers / FantasticFour

28th Jul '16 8:26:08 PM twingle93
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** MostWritersAreMale. Ultimate Invisible Woman was a strong female character, and a common mistake in writing a Strong Female is to simply make her rude and abusive to all the male characters to make her appear 'strong.'
11th Jul '16 7:41:02 PM Laurent11
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** Back in the day, Dr. Donald Blake was more than just Thor's mortal identity. He was one of the premiere medical minds and top surgeons of the M.U. Doom recruited Blake for a face-fixing consultation. Upon seeing Doom's face, Blake recoiled in horror and stated unequivocally, "There is nothing medical science can do! Nothing!!"
16th May '16 2:06:10 PM SuperMagneto
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* I know Dr. Doom is arrogant and all, but couldn't Doom Bots get him out of legal trouble? If you can create robot versions of yourself, would you lie and blame your robots for your past crimes? It's not farfetched for robots to turn against their masters in the marvel universe. Ultron and Hank Pym are an example of this.
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* I know Dr. Doom is arrogant and all, but couldn't Doom Bots get him out of legal trouble? If you can create robot versions of yourself, would you lie and blame your robots for your past crimes? It's not farfetched for robots to turn against their masters in the marvel universe. Ultron and Hank Pym are an example of this.
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19th Feb '16 1:51:55 PM FierceArtist
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** Maybe that's ''why'' his business was a muli-billion doller company, because he invented artificial gravity. As for the financial problem, that was brought on by the fact he invested tons of money in the project so he could take advantage of Reed to triple his money, and when it failed lost almost all of his money. It doesn't matter if someone invents something to completely revolutionize the world and make billions, if they then waste that money, it's gone, forever. He could sell it to another company, but that would lead to losing the project as well.

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** Maybe that's ''why'' his business was a muli-billion mutli-billion doller company, because he invented artificial gravity. As for the financial problem, that was brought on by the fact he invested tons of money in the project so he could take advantage of Reed to triple his money, and when it failed lost almost all of his money. It doesn't matter if someone invents something to completely revolutionize the world and make billions, if they then waste that money, it's gone, forever. He could sell it to another company, but that would lead to losing the project as well.


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** It happened when the Psycho-Man turned her into Malice, and she taught the rest of the four (Ben was replaced by She-Hulk at the time) [[HeartIsAnAwesomePower that invisibility powers aren't a joke by nearly killing them, and thinking of rather imaginative ways to do it]]. She also did...something to Psycho-Man when she came out of his control. It was this encounter that she became the Invisible ''Woman'', instead of the "Invisible Girl".


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*** Actually he does have to kill a planet before eating it sometimes. The metaphor still counts as Galactus is encountering a planet that doesn't want to be eaten, and can has the capability to do something about it.
11th Jan '16 1:18:30 PM littlebeeper
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** Because attempting things like that has worked so well so far. Besides, even if he succeeded, doesn't he know that would be pointless. I'm sure Dr. Doom is GenreSavvy enough to know that DeathIsCheap for major heroes, so why even bother when he knows Richards has returned from death in the past.

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** Because attempting things like that has worked so well so far. Besides, even if he succeeded, doesn't he know that would be pointless. pointless? I'm sure Dr. Doom is GenreSavvy enough to know that DeathIsCheap for major heroes, so why even bother when he knows Richards has returned from death in the past.



* So, the writers say stuff about Doom being 2nd to Reed in science, but is really? Doom seems to be more physics breaking machines than Reed does.

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* So, the writers say stuff about Doom being 2nd to Reed in science, but is he really? Doom seems to be more physics breaking machines than Reed does.
11th Jan '16 1:11:19 PM littlebeeper
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* I'm not bashing Dr. Doom, but do Doombots make him look lazy and cowardice at times? Don't get me wrong, Doom is one of my favorite villains, but writers rely on the bots too much. I can understand using decoys and fakes for dangerous missions, but using them in regular fights? It also seems a little arrogant for a writer to do that. Like, he doesn't want his favorite villain to lose. They can't make Doom fight his own battles?

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* I'm not bashing Dr. Doom, but do Doombots make him look lazy and cowardice cowardly at times? Don't get me wrong, Doom is one of my favorite villains, but writers rely on the bots too much. I can understand using decoys and fakes for dangerous missions, but using them in regular fights? It also seems a little arrogant for a writer to do that. Like, he doesn't want his favorite villain to lose. They can't make Doom fight his own battles?
11th Jan '16 1:08:22 PM littlebeeper
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** Maybe that's ''why'' his business was a muli-billion doller company, becuase he invented artificial gravity. As for the financial problem, that was brought on by the fact he invested tons of money in the project so he could take advantage of Reed to triple his money, and when it failed lost almost all of his money. It doesn't matter if someone invents something to completely revolutionize the world and make billions, if they then waste that money, it's gone, forever. He could sell it to another company, but that would lead to losing the project as well.

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** Maybe that's ''why'' his business was a muli-billion doller company, becuase because he invented artificial gravity. As for the financial problem, that was brought on by the fact he invested tons of money in the project so he could take advantage of Reed to triple his money, and when it failed lost almost all of his money. It doesn't matter if someone invents something to completely revolutionize the world and make billions, if they then waste that money, it's gone, forever. He could sell it to another company, but that would lead to losing the project as well.
11th Jan '16 1:06:28 PM littlebeeper
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* Yeah... Why has nobody revoked [[DiplomaticImpunity Dr. Doom's diplomatic immunity]]? Or made an attempt to invade Latveria and remove him from power? I know there's the excuse, DependingOnTheWriter, that Doom is a great leader and takes care of his own people, but the man is constantly attempting to kill certain private American citizens and openly conspires to conquor the world. There's no arguing it- the man makes long, hammy speeches about these things. The UN isn't the least bit bothered about granting this man diplomatic immunity even after he's used it to commit crimes while avoiding arrest on foreign soil multiple times? SHIELD never sits down and decides to invade Latveria to arrest Doom? Reed Richards can't just go to both groups and ask them to just do this as a favor for all those times he and his family fought off Galactus?

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* Yeah... Why has nobody revoked [[DiplomaticImpunity Dr. Doom's diplomatic immunity]]? Or made an attempt to invade Latveria and remove him from power? I know there's the excuse, DependingOnTheWriter, that Doom is a great leader and takes care of his own people, but the man is constantly attempting to kill certain private American citizens and openly conspires to conquor conquer the world. There's no arguing it- the man makes long, hammy speeches about these things. The UN isn't the least bit bothered about granting this man diplomatic immunity even after he's used it to commit crimes while avoiding arrest on foreign soil multiple times? SHIELD never sits down and decides to invade Latveria to arrest Doom? Reed Richards can't just go to both groups and ask them to just do this as a favor for all those times he and his family fought off Galactus?
28th Dec '15 3:17:14 PM Anddrix
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* In ''Rise of the Silver Surfer'', the ComicBook/SilverSurfer {{technobabble}}s Johnny's powers, and he swaps powers with his teammates. At the climax of the film, Johnny [[AllYourPowersCombined combines all of the Fantastic Four's powers]] to take on DoctorDoom. Doctor Doom, who, in the films, ''[[MassSuperEmpoweringEvent got powers in the same accident that created the Fantastic Four]]''. Why doesn't Johnny trade his full set for Doom's ShockAndAwe powers?

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* In ''Rise of the Silver Surfer'', the ComicBook/SilverSurfer {{technobabble}}s Johnny's powers, and he swaps powers with his teammates. At the climax of the film, Johnny [[AllYourPowersCombined combines all of the Fantastic Four's powers]] to take on DoctorDoom.Doctor Doom. Doctor Doom, who, in the films, ''[[MassSuperEmpoweringEvent got powers in the same accident that created the Fantastic Four]]''. Why doesn't Johnny trade his full set for Doom's ShockAndAwe powers?
7th Nov '15 5:56:12 PM nombretomado
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* The page image over on TookALevelInBadass ...Great, yea, we know Sue Storm isn't useless and is indeed the most dangerous member of the FF. But when did that happen? I don't recall the last time she fought Magneto, and the only time I know of her fighting RedHulk was as part of a team that still nearly got squashed(back in his VillainSue days). Her taking Loki is laughable at best(same goes for anyone else in the FF), and I don't remember hearing about that, either. Can't recognize anyone else in the pile up at first glance. Was that just a promotional image, fan art, or did that actually happen?

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* The page image over on TookALevelInBadass ...Great, yea, we know Sue Storm isn't useless and is indeed the most dangerous member of the FF. But when did that happen? I don't recall the last time she fought Magneto, and the only time I know of her fighting RedHulk ComicBook/RedHulk was as part of a team that still nearly got squashed(back in his VillainSue days). Her taking Loki is laughable at best(same goes for anyone else in the FF), and I don't remember hearing about that, either. Can't recognize anyone else in the pile up at first glance. Was that just a promotional image, fan art, or did that actually happen?
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