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Months ago we asked you: "What are your favorite Marvel comics of all time?" Now, after endless hours of tabulations, discussions and all-out arguments, The House is ready to release the results! This issue contains choice #4... but what classic comic is it? The countdown has begun, get ready to experience the best of the best!

A flare is seen in the sky above Central City; it reads, "The Fantastic Four!"

Susan Storm sees the signal and turns invisible, literally disappearing from a society party she was attending. She hops into a taxi, and hands the driver a bill while still invisible!

Ben Grimm is shopping at a mens clothing store when he gets the signal, and so he leaves by crashing through the wall, attracting the attention of the police who fire at him in a state of fear. He escapes through the sewers heading for an unknown destination.

Johnny Storm is working on his latest hot rod with a friend. He turns to flame and flies off through the air when he sees the signal. Johnny is pursued by fighter jets that think he's a "UFO". When they fire a heat-seeking missile at the him, he is saved by a long pair of arms that grab the missile and hurl it out to sea. The arms belong to Reed Richards, who we learn is the one who shot the flare in the first place. Once all four are gathered together, Reed fills them in on a fearful task that awaits them. but before that they reminisce about their origin.

Reprints Fantastic Four vol. 1 #1

Cover Price: US $3.50

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Reprints Fantastic Four vol. 1 #1

Reprints/Collects:

Fantastic Four #1

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