Monday, June 16, 2008

From Comics to Big Screen: Fantastic Four

In response to DC Comics' Justice League of America, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created The Fantastic Four, a family of super heroes for Marvel Comics, in 1961. Featuring Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Sue Storm (The Invisible Woman), Johnny Storm (The Human Torch), and Ben Grimm (The Thing), they are one of Marvel's oldest continuing comics. They made their way to the big screen in 2005 and 2007.

Ioan Gruffud as Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards)
Jessica Alba as Invisible Woman (Susan Storm)
Chris Evans as Human Torch (Johnny Storm)
Michael Chiklis as The Thing (Ben Grimm)

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