How does Mr. Fantastic balance his body when he stretches out over long distances? I know things in comics don't always behave like the day in reality, but when Iceman makes a huge bridge or slide, he creates supports for it. Mr. Fantastic on the other hand seems to be able to stretch the top half of his body (or other parts) as far out as he wants and keep his feet on the ground without falling over. Anyone know why/how this works? Am I missing something simple?
I thought about that, the arm thing, but your arms (hopefully) aren't as long as Reed can make his. What I was really thinking about though, was when he stretches out the top half of his body. If you bend over at the waist you can feel the pull forward like you might fall. You can easily hold yourself up, but if your upper body were twice as long I doubt you could, and Reed can stretch much more than twice his length. I guess it would just have to be amazing muscle strength and control.
I didn't think of that but you're right, he usually does fold over himself in the air. He doesn't always though. The image that prompted my question was from the UFF annual. He's sticking out of the Baxter Building with nothing that resembles support:
Whatever though, I'm going to take all of your answers and mix that in with the knowledge that it's a comic book and I'll be fine. Thanks for responding.
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