Fantastic Four Best Buy Exclusive (2005) comic books 2003-2005
In celebration of the release for Fantastic Four the Movie, Best Buy released this special edition comic book. It reprints Fantastic Four #51 "This Man, This Monster!" According to Stan Lee, this is the best story he ever wrote. Script by Stan Lee with pencils by Jack Kirby. Ben Grimm is tired of walking around as a monster when fate intervenes. A seemingly benevolent scientist takes the Thing in out of the rain but has ulterior motives. Using his super-science he returns Ben to normal while absorbing the mighty strength and visage of the Thing for himself. At first he attempts to infiltrate the Fantastic Four and destroy the one man he envies, Reed Richards. Can this blackheart finally learn what it means to be a hero before it is too late? The cover features the cast of the movie. This comic also features four pin-ups of the team by various artists. 24 pages.