This Man- This Monster! last edited by mshirley27 on 04/12/21 03:36PM View full history

The Thing is wandering around in the rain feeling sorry for himself because he thinks he's been rejected by his love. He stumbles across a man that seems to be sympathetic to Ben Grimm's concerns and problems and seems to give him a sympathetic shoulder. After a drugged cup of coffee, this scientist uses his "Duplication Apparatus" and makes himself the Thing while returning Ben Grimm to his human form. This Scientist plans to take revenge on Reed Richards, who he believes to be a glory hound. After convincing the Fantastic Four that he's the real thing and the person claiming to be Ben Grimm is in fact a fake, he plots his revenge on Reed Richards.

Note: This issue reprints one of the most popular Fantastic Four issues, if not the most popular of all! When one looks at top 10 lists for Fantastic Four issues, #51 appears quite often.



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In this story, we have The Thing, once again feeling bad because of his condition and thinking he's been dealt a crummy hand and will never be human again.  It's not unlike Ben to have these feelings.  He would like to have a normal life again.  He runs across a stranger that invites him in from the cold and appears to be a sympathetic shoulder.  Little does he this "friendly" stranger is out to get revenge on Reed Richards and thinks by making himself appear as The Thing, he can get close and r...

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