Fantastic Four #11: It’s… ASBESTOS!!! 5

Fantastic Four #11, page 6 (again), panel 5

Fantastic Four #11, page 6 (again), panel 5

Script: Stan Lee

Art: Jack Kirby

Inking: Dick Ayers

Lettering: Art Simek

Yes, it’s been about three weeks since the last proper post. No, I don’t have an excuse.

Let’s get to it.

Today’s panel sees one of my favourite ever uses of asbestos. It’s so crazy you just have to love it.

The Impossible Man decides to go for a wonder, so he grows a pair of wheels, and an asbestos-coated buzzsaw pops out of his chest, keeping Johnny and the rest of the team at bay. This panel is so joyfully ridiculous that it’s impossible not to love.

Go on, just stare at it. I’ll be back tomorrow to distract you with another panel.

Check out our coverage of Fantastic Four #11 on our ninth episode: Episode 9 – Patriotic Pedestrians Proceeding from Planet Poppup Prefer Poorly Produced Podcasts!

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One Response to “Fantastic Four #11: It’s… ASBESTOS!!! 5”

  1. […] misguided understanding of the physical properties of the substance, from cells and dungeons, to buzzsaws and spray. And don’t get me started on Johnny’s […]

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