Fantastic Four #28: Reed's Stretchy Body 75

Fantastic Four #28, page 8, panel 2
Fantastic Four #28, page 8, panel 2

fantastic four #28: reed's stretchy body 75

Written by Stan Lee (The Leader!)

Drawn by Jack Kirby (The King!)

Inked by Chic Stone (The Master!)

Lettered by Art Simek (The Letterer!)

We've seen Reed turn himself into a ball before. It's a nifty defensive trick, one that apparently increases his dexterity, allowing him to avoid, for instance, a hail of bullets. This, however, is the first time he's used his ball-form in such a circus-like fashion.

He probably shouldn't have chosen the most agile of the mutants to try this trick on. The Beast is only momentarily thrown off-guard by the move, quickly using his oversized feet and gymnastic ability to take control. We'll see what that looks like for Mr Fantastic in the next post.

Check out our coverage of Fantastic Four #28 on our thirty-first episode: Just Three Of The Guys, with special guest-host Shawn Engel.