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The Fantastic Four must work together to save the Earth from the evil hands of Galactus! Meanwhile, the Silver Surfer's motives are weakened by the wonders of Alicia Masters and he decides to defeat his master!

Galactus has arrived on Earth, and has claimed it as his own, to sustain him till he has drained it of its life-energies! As the Fantastic Four stirke at the great titan with no effect,the Watcher speaks to Galactus, making a plea to spare mankind, but Galactus cannot be bothered with such trivialities.

Meanwhile, The Silver Surfer, who has come around after being struck by Ben last issue, makes his way to the abode of Alicia Masters, where she helps him get back on his feet. Upon hearing what the Surfer’s master has in store for earth, she urges him to do what is right and stop Galactus from pursuing the horrible deed. Although at first stand-offish, the Surfer responds to Alicia’s kindness, and his resolve for the mission slowly begins to weaken.

Back at the Baxter Building, Galactus has begun constructing an energy-converter atop the building, materializing parts out of thin air. Meanwhile, inside, the Watcher shows the Fantastic Four exactly how Galactus devours his planets- by turning the oceans into pure enegy ,and then ravaging the planet til there is nothing left. Galactus is set to make the final deadly connection, but finds that it will not work!

Ben is outside and has begun destroying the enengy-converter, and states he will continue to do so every time Galactus tries to fix it. Reed then strikes the behemoth off the side of the building, hoping to topple him, but it is largely ineffective for Galactus is equipped with an Anti-gravity device.

Galactus tires of dealing with these “insects”, and unleashes a cyborg pest-controller called the PUNISHER to deal with any further interruptions. The Robot is making quick work of Ben and Reed, while Johnny has been sent on a special mission by the Watcher to retrieve something that might turn the tide!

Just then, the Silver Surfer appears- Thanks to the kindness of Alicia, He has been convinced that Galactus is the wrongdoer at last, and is here to engage his master in Battle!

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The Punisher vs. The Fantastic Four! 0

The infamous 'fastball special'In issue 49 of Fantastic Four, the action really heats up! Galactus has built a giant energy converter atop the Baxter Building, and despite their best efforts, the Fantastic Four cannot beat him by any conventional means - but it sure is fun seeing them try! Among other tactics, they use what might be the second ever Marvel use of the 'fastball special' (first seen in Amazing Spider-Man #19).Meanwhile, Silver Surfer just happens to fall through Alicia Masters' sky...

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