The Fantasticast Episode 65: Fantastic Four Annual #4

The Fantasticast Episode 65

The Fantasticast Episode 65

It's time to dust off a character whose copyright is about to expire, deliver a resounding beat-down to a litigious creator, and welcome back the original android Human Torch to Marvel Comics. Join Steve Lacey and Andy Leyland as they cover Fantastic Four Annual #4, featuring The Torch That Was, and take a look at the behind-the-scenes goings-on that led to this copyright-retaining revival.

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Episode cover design by Samuel Savage.