In November 1961, after already having illustrious careers within the Golden Age of Comics, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby brought the fun of super-hero comics back in a giant means. Though not instantly obvious, the discharge of the Fantastic Four heralded a new Marvel Age of comics. An age by which heroes weren’t perfect and didn’t lead storybook lives behind secret identities, by which the setting wasn’t mythical Metropolis however all-too-real New York City, and during which comics actually grew to become something special once more. The characters, Reed Richards, Benjamin J. Grimm, Susan Storm, and Johnny Storm obtained their powers when, in an try and beat the Soviets into area, they were uncovered to cosmic radiation about their experimental space craft. After a harrowing crash touchdown on their return to Earth they quickly realized their powers had been a special present and responsibility and pledged to work for and protect mankind. As ‘Mr. Unbelievable’, ‘The Factor’, ‘The Invisible Lady’ and ‘The Human Torch’ their comedian book adventures have now spanned 600+ points in 50 years and are going stronger than ever thanks to some good work by several teams of gifted writers and artists. Not solely is the unique series still thrilling followers of all ages, however there have additionally been two Fantastic Four Movie’s and an “alternate” Ultimate Fantastic Four series (a healthy modernization) that more intently resembled them. Learn my overview of the primary movie right here. Most of the issues documented right here can be purchased from my favorite online comic store or a myriad of others.