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You Must Pick One Or the Other #1

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This is the first of a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of posts where I present two different approaches to the same idea by two different comic book creators and you folks get to pick which one you like best!

To begin, let’s take a look at two explanations for Mister Fantastic’s name!

Enjoy!

From Fantastic Four (Vol. 3) #60, here’s what Mark Waid came up with (the set-up is that the whole issue people have been wondering why Reed seems to care so much about the FF’s popularity, even hiring a PR firm in the issue to help raise the FF’s profile)…



From Fantastic Four: Attaque del MODOK! #1 (which came out a few weeks ago), here’s what Tom Beland came up with (the set-up is that Reed and Sue are on vacation in Puerto Rico and are playing a game where they each ask each other 20 personal questions, Sue has already explained that the moment she knew Reed was the one for her was the day he “set up her stereo” by digitizing all of her records and making them voice activated)…