Art: Jack Kirby
Inking: Dick Ayers
Lettering: Art Simek
Today's lop-sided extract show what a crushing bore Ben can be whilst showing off. Actually, he's not a bore at all, but I couldn't think of another pun related to the images. Maybe something about being under pressure? Nah...
On their way home from their failed comics-buying expedition, the team come across a bunch of kids play-acting at being the Fantastic Four. Always eager to engage with their fans, the team stop and show off for a bit.
Whilst Reed gently stretches out, Sue turns invisible, and Johnny delivers a couple of low-intensity fireballs, coupled with a comics code-pleasing warning about the dangers of playing with fire, Ben decides to wreck some city property, squeezing the poor lamp-post and, presumably, rendering it completely inoperable.
Check out our coverage of Fantastic Four #11 on our ninth episode: Episode 9 - Patriotic Pedestrians Proceeding from Planet Poppup Prefer Poorly Produced Podcasts!