The Fantastic Four
When Reed Richards, Sue and Johnny Storm and pilot Ben Grimm take a premature space flight on a new shuttle, they find themselves bombarded with cosmic radiation and transformed into superheroes. Deciding to use new powers to help people, they form the Fantastic Four, a superhero team dedicated to the protection of Earth from menaces.
Last Episode02x13 Doomsday Aired: Feb. 24, 1996
Dr. Doom takes over Silver Surfer’s powers once more, and it is up to the Fantastic Four to take Doom down and give Silver Surfer his powers … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- In the comics, for years Sue Richards was known as Invisible Girl. They modeled the Fantastic Four after the more recent comics where she had changed her name to the Invisible Woman
- Starting with the second season, Marvel Productions switched animation houses and the series got a new look, feel and direction. The series was revamped with John Buscema in mind.
- The vast majority of episodes in Season 1 consisted of fairly accurate re-tellings and re-interpretations of classic 1960s FF comic book stories by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The Season 2…
[show]The vast majority of episodes in Season 1 consisted of fairly accurate re-tellings and re-interpretations of classic 1960s FF comic book stories by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The Season 2 episodes also drew upon John Byrne's 1980s run on the Fantastic Four comic, in addition to further Lee and Kirby adventures.