The super-elastic Mr. Fantastic, the force field-wielding Invisible Girl, the orange rock-covered Thing and the data-crammed robot Herbie make up a team of superheroes dedicated to thwarting would-be world-dominating villains.
After an explosion at the school, the x-men went their seperate ways. But, they must unite once again under the leadership of wolverine to prevent an inevitable war while also dealing with present problem.
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
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For revamping the look of the characters themselves, much discussion was initially held about working in the Jack Kirby style. Tom Tataranowicz was not for that. Though Tataranowicz personally liked and admired Kirby's work, he felt that the strength of Kirby's own unique talent carried the look of his designs to such an extent that trying to execute it in animation would require animators to try and capture that and would surely disappoint. That was why Tataranowicz proposed using the John Buscema look to the characters. Not only was it Kirby-esque to some degree, it had the added value of being more realistic - a style which Tataranowicz felt that the PASI animators in the Philippines were comfortable with and could execute nicely. Also John Buscema was hire to do some initial Model Designs of the characters' faces for them to use. See more »
On an outer-space adventure / They got hit by cosmic rays / And the four would change forever / In some most fantastic ways
No need to fear / They're here / Just call for Four / Fantastic Four
The Human Torch:
Don't need no more.
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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