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First Look: FANTASTIC FOUR #1

James Robinson is bringing the "Fall of the First Family."

Cosmic explorers – heroes forever united as family. The world’s greatest comic magazine begins anew as Marvel’s First Family bursts back into the spotlight in FANTASTIC FOUR #1, from Eisner Award winning writer James Robinson (Starman, All-New Invaders) and critically acclaimed artist Leonard Kirk (Supergirl, Captain Britain and MI:13)!

The brilliant Mr. Fantastic, the compassionate Invisible Woman, hot-headed Human Torch, and the ever-lovin’ Thing return for a new ongoing series fraught with danger, excitement & intrigue. Only they won’t be met with new beginnings – but an untimely end!

“The team will be brought down,” says James Robinson, in an interview with Marvel.com. “Despite the fact these characters are a family and have always stuck together, there are forces that push them into directions you never thought you’d see.”

“Some rifts will be so big the Fantastic Four may never be the same,” added editor Mark Paniccia, “We’re talking about a serious, hardcore attempt at destroying them…not just on a physical level but emotionally as well.”

As the family of cosmic explorers rushes headlong into their darkest hours, who could possibly be behind their downfall? And how does it involve one of the Fantastic Four’s greatest enemies – the sadistic dragon Fin Fang Foom! “The Fall of the Fantastic Four” begins this February in FANTASTIC FOUR #1!

FANTASTIC FOUR #1 (DEC130616)

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art & Cover by LEONARD KIRK

75th Anniversary Variant by ALEX ROSS

Variant Covers by JEROME OPENA,

SKOTTIE YOUNG & KATIE COOK

Blank Variant Also Available

FOC –01/27/14 On-Sale -02/19/14

25 Comments
Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

I'm not sure if I like these new uniforms

Posted by Gunners

I agree, it's not just the color, the design is what I'm unsure about.

Posted by oldnightcrawler

I think the new costumes look great.

Posted by judasnixon

I love Fin Fang Foom and his purple underpants!

Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee

I'm torn. I like the uniforms and the color scheme but I just don't think it's friendly. I've always felt the FF should have a family friendly scheme, like the blue or white, but this red and black is just dark. I'm guessing it's symbolic for the families end but it just looks meeeaaaaan.

Edited by Dernman

Don't like the new costumes.

EDIT: Actually they are fine it's just they're not right for the F4.

Edited by JonSmith

I love Fin Fang Foom and his purple underpants!

BEHOLD THE GLORY OF THE GIANT PURPLE SPEEDOS:

Posted by PeppeyHare

I think the new costumes are fine. Prefer the old ones, but these still look good

Posted by Mezmero

That color scheme makes it look like they're joining the Thunderbolts.

Posted by BR_Havoc

I'm torn with this book, On one hand Robinson is a talented writer, but on the other again we have to sit threw the fall of the fantastic four. I really do not want Robinson doing anything for shock value with this team.

Posted by CoryNick

This looks great! And That Alex Ross cover is amazing!

Posted by War Killer

Not a fan of the new uniforms. The white & black uniforms looked much better.

Posted by Maddpanda531

I think the new costumes look great.

I think the new costumes are fine. Prefer the old ones, but these still look good

I find myself agreeing with these sentiments.

Edited by MaccyD

They really remind me of the red uniform Johnny wore for a while.

Edited by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg

Not a fan of the new uniforms. The white & black uniforms looked much better.

Posted by Jake Fury

Red costumes look a bit odd, definitely preferred the old school blue or the white and black.

Posted by Bad_People

Marvel's starting to change costumes way too damned often.

Posted by Night Thrasher

Is it just me, or does Jerome Opena draw the best Ben Grimm. The cover makes me wish he was the interior artist!

Posted by Bobsjonjon

New look is whack!

Posted by cbeavers2

I am so looking forward to this. I'm truly hoping for something that really emotionally test the group i love FF but I've just never felt like the tension was real. Even Johnny's death didn't move me at all. I need something that really makes me feel for the team.

Posted by TheCoolestNerdd

The costumes look more violent. The red colour scheme doesn't suit the FF, even if it is the end :/

Edited by Teerack

Love the new look. The FF are always so stylish. I love how all 4 of them have outfits with different patters. My only complain is Thing was cooler with a shirt, pants, and shoes. He's not a giant rock baby he doesn't need to wear a diaper all the time.

Posted by Wowlock

I just hope they won't end up as messed up as their Ultimate counterparts...now that was a mess O.o

Edited by Miss_Garrick

Does EVERYONE in the Marvel universe have to use that color scheme? It's tacky.

Sue Richards as a poodle is most adorable though.