When Reed Richards, Sue and Johnny Storm and pilot Ben Grimm take a premature space flight on a new shuttle, they find themselves massively bombarded with cosmic radiation. Barely managing to re-enter and land safely, the quartet find themselves forever transformed with superpowers. Deciding to use these new powers to help people, they form the Fantastic Four, a superhero team dedicated to the protection of Earth from menaces like the Latverian King Dr. Doom and Galactus, the planet consumer. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
If the show had been picked up for a 3rd Season, Tom Tataranowicz wanted to go into the whole Sue Storm pregnancy story arc. That also would have given a chance for the the Sub-Mariner to return as he played into the whole thing (ala Fantacic Four issues leading up to and around issue #100). Tataranowicz also considered bringing Medusa and She-Hulk into the mix as part of the team. See more »
There's Galactus looking hungry / And old Dr. Doom is near / Here come the Skrulls invading / Do you run and hide in fear?
No way, no way / No way / Just call for Four / Fantastic Four
The Human Torch:
That's all. No more. Now *that's* grammatical!
Oh, Reed Richards is elastic / Sue can fade from sight / Johnny is The Human Torch / The Thing just loves to fight / Call for Four / Fantastic Four / Fantastic Four
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The Fantastic Four are probably the most exciting superhero group in comics history. I have seen all their cartoon series and whilst this isn't the best it is still entertaining.
The animation is superb and the stories great. In this series the Fantastic Four only dealt with heavyweights such as Galactus (the guy who eats planets for breakfast,lunch and supper), the dangerous Dr. Doom and the devastating Super Skrull.
The theme tune was good as well. This, along with Iron Man, was one of the better mid-90's Marvel cartoons.
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