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16 Comments

  1. Fat_Bird_Will_Fly
    December 30, 2010 at 10:41 am — Reply

    at least the team looks happy about it

  2. Smoothesuede
    December 30, 2010 at 2:33 pm — Reply

    I find this news lacking, seeing as how they’ve already released solicits for FF#1.
    Instead, I see this as Marvel’s own politics-as-usual these days. Event, cancellation, relaunch, eventual renumber.

    Whatever. I’ll go along for the ride so long as Hickman’s on board.

  3. Bob
    December 30, 2010 at 2:46 pm — Reply

    Until they bring back the original team in a year or so. Marvel mever really changes, they do this thing all the time.

    • theSuperAlbino
      December 30, 2010 at 3:08 pm — Reply

      Because DC’s always changing, like when they brought Hal Jordan back or Barry Allen or Ray Palmer or when they decided to make Green Arrow poor and depressing. Neither of the them change because the status quo sells.

      • TaZ
        December 30, 2010 at 5:16 pm — Reply

        Touche.

  4. December 30, 2010 at 3:27 pm — Reply

    It would be cool if they actually ended the Fantastic Four. Like the team is – for the time being – indefinitely gone. No more Fantastic Four. The surviving members all go their separate ways. Sure, they’ll come back eventually – but for the time being it would mark a pretty cool “end of an era.”

    As been pointed out, there’s not really happening. This is clearly more of the beginning of a story rather than the end of one, and that’s what kind of frustrates me. I expect it will follow the same trajectory of Captain America – a major death, a new direction, but within a year or two, pretty much business as usual despite some revitalized directions.

  5. TaZ
    December 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm — Reply

    In other news oxygen is free, water is wet and Jonah Hex: The Movie bombed. Details at 11.

    • Alisha Mynx
      December 30, 2010 at 6:36 pm — Reply

      I think you forgot Superman can fly. :P

      • RedneckTaZ
        December 30, 2010 at 10:56 pm — Reply

        And you don’t pull on his cape or spit into the wind…

  6. Gibralter
    December 30, 2010 at 8:24 pm — Reply

    I call bull.

  7. Armaan
    December 31, 2010 at 8:35 am — Reply

    Regardless of how much I do or don’t believe in the lastingness of “The END Of The Fantastic Four”, the cover is beautiful. They’re a smiling superhero family… and i think the story will be beautiful if you take it just for itself, just for it’s moments.

  8. Inq007
    December 31, 2010 at 9:45 am — Reply

    Who said somebody is going to die? They will make it the fantastic five!

  9. E Hobbs
    January 1, 2011 at 9:55 am — Reply

    So sad. If you like it more power to you.
    I do not.

  10. Bill
    January 3, 2011 at 12:12 am — Reply

    As ol’ Bashful Benjamin Grimm said about a very similar situation back in the early eighties (or so) “Again? But that never works!”

  11. January 3, 2011 at 8:37 am — Reply

    Do they still have kids? Because that would be shocking and kind of awesome if they killed off the kids. That would break up the team, with the repercussions of kids being killed, but would leave the members intact, and easier to never go back to “status quo”.

  12. January 3, 2011 at 8:53 am — Reply

    I thought that too, Usagizero, but I think it seems more likely Franklin or Valerie (when she’s older) would replace the fallen member than anything else. These kids really aren’t part of the Fantastic Four, so fans would most likely look at it like a cop-out, kinda like what Marvel did to Vision and Scarlet Witch’s kids pre-Young Avengers.

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