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MUST READ

Fantastic Four #48-50: The coming of Galactus

The first appearance of the Devourer of worlds. A classic tale collected and re-printed multiple times.

Recommended Formats:

  • Essential Fantastic Four vol.3: A cheaper, black and white version but it contains a bigger amount of issues.

  • Masterworks Fantastic Four vol.5: A medium price format, contains a smaller amount of issues than the essential line but with better quality of paper and full color.
  • Fantastic Four Omnibus vol.2: The most expensive format but the highest quality one. A bigger in size, full color format that contains an even bigger amount of issues than the Essential line.

All three formats are great depending what you prefer.

Silver Surfer #1: The origin of Silver Surfur

Galactus' second appearance is the origin of Norrin Rad. It is a great book with a very compelling story and a good look at Galactus' personality.

Like tCoG, it can be found in the Essential line and the Masterworks line.

Fantastic Four: The trial of Galactus.

One of Galactus' best stories. In this story Galactus returns to earth after his new herald Terrax poisoned him and tries to kill him. The Fantastic Four try to stop Terrax and save Galactus from death. As a result Reed Richards is put on trial for his decision. Also Galactus' new herald is born. The story features a great insight on Galactus and its impact and consequences are felt even today.

Collected in the homonymous tpb. Fantastic Four issues #242-244, 257 and 262.

FURTHER READING

Fantastic Four #74-77: When calls Galactus

Galactus' second appearance on the FF title following the events of tCoG. Galactus returns to earth to make Silver Surfer his herald again. The FF try to save the SS but Galactus threatens them with the destruction of their planet.

Recommended Formats:

Like tCoG, it can be found in the Essential line and the Masterworks line. The omnibus collecting the story will be releashed April 2015.

Fantastic Four #204–214: In Search of Galactus

The earth is threatened by an egyptian god, and only Galactus can save it! This story is great for showcasing Galactus' might. Also the first appearance of Terrax Galactus' new herald. A very good story by great creators like Marv Wolfman and John Byrne.

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