Fantastic Four #9: Flamin’ ‘Eck 3

Fantastic Four #9, page 16, panel 2

Fantastic Four #9, page 16, panel 2

Script: Stan Lee

Art: Jack Kirby

Inking: Dick Ayers

Lettering: Art Simek

Today, we return to the category that covers Johnny’s unlikely use of his flame powers. If you’ve listened to the show, you’ll have an idea of where this post is going…

I am not a fan of the idea that Johnny can use his flames to create an accurate duplicate of himself that can fool pretty much anybody. It stems from the idea of a heat mirage, but there’s a difference between a mirage and, as we see here, the best part of a dozen duplicates all acting independently, confusing multiple tribesmen each of who has a different viewpoint.

And if he’s actually doing this, then Johnny gives himself away by being the only one monologuing. The tribe is fireproof, not deaf…

Check out our coverage of Fantastic Four #9 on our seventh episode: S(&)M Studios

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/ffcast/FF_Episode_7.mp3]
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