Fantastic Four #18

    Fantastic Four » Fantastic Four #18 - A Skrull Walks Among Us! released by Marvel on September 1963.

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    A Skrull Walks Among Us! last edited by pikahyper on 12/17/18 08:58PM View full history

    At the start of this issue, the Skrull Emperor wants someone who can defeat the Fantastic Four. Some Skrull scientists then augment a test subject, making him a Super Skrull, with all the powers of the Fantastic Four, only greater. He then travels to Earth to fight the Fantastic Four. When he reaches there, he fights the Fantastic Four, who are easily defeated. The Fantastic Four have to retreat, and Reed searches the sky on a hunch. He works out that the Super-Skrull's power is being beamed to him from the Skrull's home planet, and makes a jammer which will cancel out his super powers if it is placed on him. They then find the Super Skrull again, and offer to fight him on a lonely island, so that no innocent people will be hurt. After the Skrull beats almost all of them, the Invisible Girl manages to put the jammer on him. They then knock him into a crater, and Johnny seals it.


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    The Super Skrull Strikes! 0

    To create a truly great villain you need two things. One the villain has to be interesting as a character, their motivations should make sense and their powers and backstory should be appropriate for the hero they are fighting. Two they have to be a threat to the hero, either psychologically (like the Joker to Batman) or physically (like the Juggernaut to the X-Men). If you have both of those concepts down to a tee you have a villain that will stand the test of time such as the Joker or Ultron o...

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    When Not Just Any Skrull Will Do 0

    "A Skrull Walks Among Us!" reintroduces the intergalactic threat of the shape-shifting Skrulls. After their advance party voluntarily turned themselves into cows (don't ask) last year, the Skrull Emperor thinks one 'Super Skrull' can do the job better (why these guys don't just go ahead and launch a full scale invasion is beyond me).  Imbuing one Skrull with the power of all the members of the FF, with a little extra in each case, the Super Skrull is sent to earth to defeat the Fantastic Four on...

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    A Skrull Walks Among Us! 0

    Standing in stark contrast to last month's issue, this month sees the Fantastic Four get back into action against the Skrulls (last seen way back in issue 2) and their latest menace—The Super Skrull. Having had Doctor Doom andNamor amongst others make repeat appearances in the series, it was only a matter of time before we were treated to the resurgence of The Skrull; and it's a welcome one at that now that Doctor Doom has gotten a little stale as of late. What results is a fairly non-stop actio...

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