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So What Happens To The Fantastic Four After Secret Wars? (SPOILERS)

Fantastic Four 645More from our big Marvel gossip day.Bleeding Cool was the first to report that Marvel were to cancel the Fantastic Four comic book. We were informed by Marvel staffers that the book was being cancelled, over Marvel's fractious relationship with Fox Studios, who own the movie rights to the comic book. It was an attempt to embarrass their employees into reversing the decision. It didn't work.

So, yes, the book was cancelled, licenses revoked from licensees including poster, trading card and toy manufacturers. As we originally stated, it has recently been announced that the Fantastic Four will return as a comic after Marvel's Secret Wars event – but not exactly when. Bleeding Cool still understands that it will be after the promotional and sales window for the Fantastic Four movie has concluded.

We also stated that the Fantastic Four characters were still allowed to appear in other comic books. Mister Fantastic (both of him) are very prominent in the Secret Wars series that began this week. But what about after the event?

We have seen, in Marvel's Free Comic Book Day Avengers comic that Johnny Storm will be part of The Uncanny Inhumans, involved in a relationship with Inhuman Queen, Medusa. But what about the other three?

Well. Spoilers on.


I understand that The Thing will be joining The Guardians Of The Galaxy comic, as a space faring bruiser.

And even bigger spoilers on, possibly for Secret Wars…


Because I also understand that Reed and Sue will be in mourning…
So what exactly will happen to their children, Franklin and Valeria?


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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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