Dark Reign: Fantastic Four #2 of 5

Fantastic Four - Dark Reign 2Jonathan Hickman // Sean Chen
June 2009
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As Reed runs variant simulations on Marvel’s recent events, his teammates are stuck in whimsical, ahistorical setpieces. It sounds like the Star Trek trope about holodeck malfunction, but it’s actually quite fun. Metatextually, he’s critiquing the shoddy storytelling of Civil War et al.

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