Fantastic Four
The Fantastic Four is a fictional superhero
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 team appearing in comic book
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s published by Marvel Comics
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. The group debuted in The Fantastic Four #1 (November 1961), which helped to usher in a new level of realism in the medium
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. The Fantastic Four was the first superhero team created by writer-editor Stan Lee
Stan Lee
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 and artist and co-plotter Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby
Jack Kirby , born Jacob Kurtzberg, was an American comic book artist, writer and editor regarded by historians and fans as one of the major innovators and most influential creators in the comic book medium....

, who developed a collaborative approach to creating comics with this title that they would use from then on.

I promise you, I will do everything in my power until there's not a breath left in me. You're going to be Ben again.

Victor is not that bad. He's just... larger than life.

You need to control yourself, and think before you act.

A few days in space. What's the worst that could happen?

Ben Grimm is a genuine American hero.

Exposure to a high energy cosmic storm could advance our knowledge of planetary life.

I found a broken gasket from space.

Time for your lesson - Chem 101. What happens when you rapidly cool hot metal?

That's my nose, genius. These are my lips.

You really think those people out there care about you? You're just a fad to them, Johnny!