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The original story was one of the highpoints of the Silver Age, FANTASTIC FOUR# 57. It provided most of the plot for the second Fantastic Four movie, as well. But it was not until NOT BRAND ECCH# 1 in 1967 that Stan Lee and Jack Kirby let us in on the real events behind the legends.


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Date: 2009-11-01 03:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] volksjager.insanejournal.com
How funny do you think it would be if the talent at Marvel got to do satirical send ups of each other today ???

Date: 2009-11-01 03:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sd_mouser.insanejournal.com
I admit to missing "Assistant Editor" month!

Date: 2009-11-01 03:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] volksjager.insanejournal.com
At one point Marvel put out "What the?" and it didn't last long. John Byrne did an issue called "it's bite the hand that feeds you week".

Date: 2009-11-01 09:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] psychop_rex.insanejournal.com
Probably pretty funny, actually - there IS a fair amount of genuine talent at Marvel, it just tends to groan under the burden of editorial mandate.

Date: 2009-11-01 05:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jlroberson.insanejournal.com
I think the "events" are starting to become that.

Date: 2009-11-01 09:42 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] psychop_rex.insanejournal.com
I love how Stan and Jack were aware enough of the flaws in their work that they could cheerfully lampoon it with such reckless abandon. It's a type of humility that a number of comics creators today could stand a bit of.

Date: 2009-11-01 08:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] psychop_rex.insanejournal.com
I don't think there's any problem with taking it seriously as fiction - the problem is when you forget it's fiction, and start thinking of it as reality.

Date: 2009-11-01 05:35 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jlroberson.insanejournal.com
This may be the only reference I've seen in Silver Age comics to going to the bathroom.


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