It’s here—after three years of waiting, filled with rumours as to the drama that potentially kept them away, today marks the release of Fantastic Four #1, and with it, the long-awaited return of Marvel’s First Family. Sort of. Kind of. There is a theme of coming home in this issue, but not quite in the way you’d perhaps hoped.
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After a few years away, Marvel Comics triumphantly announced that the complete and original Fantastic Four team - Reed Richards, Sue Storm, Ben Grimm, and Johnny Storm - would be reunited in their own ongoing comic series. Confused about how Marvel's First Family actually went away in the first place? Here's what you need to know.
Superhero team-ups are meant to be fun, but when one of the biggest supervillains around shows up in front of you, demands an alliance, and then tells you that oh, by the way, he's totally given up being a villain to take the place of Iron Man? Well, those team-ups are fraught with danger... or should be, at least.
Tony Stark's future in the Marvel Universe has been thrown into doubt ever since the start of Civil War II -- and made even more doubtful when we learned that he would be replaced as Iron Man by not one, but two different characters. One of those Iron Men debuted today in Infamous Iron Man, giving us a major hint about Tony's fate.
Doctor Doom is one of the two new people taking on the role of Iron Man in this spring's "Marvel Now!" lineup, and to do so, he's getting his own suit of Iron Man armour. In true Doom style, it's been remade in his own image -- and it's a pretty awesome mash-up of Doctor Doom and Iron Man's designs that really, really works.
As if one surprising new character becoming Iron Man wasn't enough for a single week, Marvel Comics has got another one for you. A new comic called Infamous Iron Man will feature Victor Von Doom in Tony Stark's red and yellow armour.
Squirrel Girl is famous for one thing: Squirrels. OK, two things: squirrels and absolutely wrecking Doctor Doom in her very first appearance. Doreen Green has been tussling with Doom once more in the latest arc of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl which culminated this week with a timey-wimey throwback to that 24-year-old duel.