FF #5

    FF » FF #5 - ...The Sound of War released by Marvel on August 1, 2011.

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    ...The Sound of War last edited by Phantom25 on 01/13/23 01:08AM View full history

    The War of Four Cities: Part Two! As the War of Four Cities heats up, the Universal Inhumans enter the fray! What role will the FF play in things to come? Prepare for epic battles, live lost and saved, and the awaited return of a beloved Marvel hero!

    As the cover art spoils, the final page reveal of this issue of the thus-far unexplained return of Black Bolt, or the arrival of some newcomer in Black Bolt's costume.


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    The War of the Four Cities Ramps Up 0

    Hickman's run on the Fantastic Four and FF has been truly (forgive me) fantastic with plot threads constantly being set aside and picked back up when you least suspected. Thing's survivor's guilt and increasing sense of alienation in the Future Foundation has been in the background of more exciting/important events to date, but seeing him get a chance to talk it out with Alicia, who he hasn't seen since the week he was cured, was vitally important for the character. Chances are we'll need Thing ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Not too shabby... 0

    Cover:   A cover that spoils the interior content is ruinous and kind of sucks, even if it's as cool as this one is.  The Good:   This issue has terrific storytelling.  Hickman can tell a story like it's nobody's business and it's very evident here why he's one of the best at what he does.  As others have mentioned, the character development has been the strongest suit of this series, and it continues to shine in this issue.  The scenes with Ben Grimm and Alicia are great; it's good to see tha...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Reed, Fantasticouch. Fantasticouch, Reed... 0

    Sue, Pete, and Alex try to hold off "Normal" Reed and Moleman's assault on The Peak. Ben has a long overdue heart to hear with Alicia. Sue finds out exactly why the criminal colors of Benneton luncheon. Also, that bad mofo on the cover gets his Aragorn on.   The Good FF first and foremost is a team book. It's been Reed/Val centric as of late but in This issue really highlights Sue and does a good job of balancing the screen time among the rather expansive cast of characters.  I especially love t...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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