Writer: Stan Lee
Artist: Jack Kirby
Uncredited Inker: Dick Ayers
It's another multi-panel spectacular today. The story so far... Namor and Doctor Doom has lifted the Baxter Building into space, towed by Doom's space-ship. Reed decides to engage in a spot of solo heroics, attempting to stretch from the roof of the Baxter Building to Doom craft to tackle the fiend.
What I like about these panels is the way that Kirby's art really sells the struggle that Reed faces. For some reason, Reed's powers are lessened in space, so this becomes a titanic feat for him. Look at the strain on his face in the central panel - you really believe that his stretching is painful and a real struggle for him.
And then, in the final panel, Doom does the equivalent of stamping on the fingers of a guy holding onto the edge of a cliff for real life. Superb.
Check out our coverage of Fantastic Four #6 on our fourth episode: Super-Villain Team Up