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Mr. Fantastic - Character Profile

 
 
Name:Mr. Fantastic
Publisher:Marvel Comics
Real Name:Reed Richards
Height:6' 1
Weight:180 lbs.
Race:Human
Sex:Male
Origin:Cosmic rays on a space flight
Base of Operations:The Baxter Building
Created By:Stan Lee, Jack Kirby
1st Appearance:Fantastic Four #1 (Nov. 1961)
Universe:Marvel
Affiliations:Fantastic Four, Avengers, Defenders, Illuminati
Powers:Superhuman intellect, durability and full body elasticity
Storyline

It was at State University in Hegeman, New York that Reed Richards met the two most important people in his life, Benjamin Grimm and Victor Van Doom. Ben became his closest friend while Victor became his greatest enemy.

Reed would speak of his desire to build a rocket which Ben would say that he would fly. Years later, Reed took Ben up on his offer. The goverment however, denied Richards permission to go. Unwilling to backdown, Reed took Ben, his future wife Susan Storm and her younger brother Johnny and stole his own rocket.

Unfortunalty, the four where bombarded by cosmic radiation, forcing them to crash land on Earth. When they emerged, the four found they had gained superpowers. Reed's body had became malible and ultraflexible.

His friend Ben, however, was much less fortunate. Devoting himself to finding a cure for Ben's transformation, Reed Richards became team leader of the Fantastic Four. The ties between the four strenghted through their battles against the likes of Doctor Doom, Reed's College rival who had used his knowledge to take over the small country of Latveria, The Mole Man, Mad Thinker and the Skrulls.

Even though the Four often fight amongst themselves, their is one undominable truth that makes them nearly unbeatable when they stand together. The Fantastic Four are not just a team, they are a family.
Last updated by 12yearoldkid on September 21, 2010.
All Produced Mr. Fantastic Action Figures
YearNameSubseriesSeriesManufacturer
1978Mr. FantasticSuper HeroesWorld's Greatest (Mego)Mego
1992Mr. FantasticSeries 3Marvel - Super HeroesToy Biz
1994Mr. FantasticSeries 1Fantastic FourToy Biz
1995Mr. Fantastic vs. Dr. DoomMetal ManiaFantastic FourToy Biz
1995Mr. Fantastic & Iron Man (Hydro Armor)Wal-Mart 2-PacksFantastic FourToy Biz
1997Mr. Fantastic & Invisible Woman2-PackMarvel - Famous CoversToy Biz
2003Mr. FantasticSeries 5Marvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
200410-Pack (Toys R Us)Exclusives - 2004Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2004Fantastic Four (7 Figures) (Solid Invisible Woman)Box SetsMarvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2004Fantastic Four (7 Figures) (Solid Invisible Woman)Box SetsMarvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2004Fantastic Four (7 Figures) (Transparent Invisible Woman)Box SetsMarvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2005Fantastic Four (SDCC)Exclusives - 2005Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2005Torch / Mr. FantasticTarget 2-PacksMarvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2005Torch / Mr. FantasticWave 8Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2005Mr. FantasticDeluxe Figures - Series 1Fantastic Four - MovieToy Biz
2005Mr. Fantastic (Bendy Attachments)Series 1Fantastic Four - MovieToy Biz
2005Mr. Fantastic (Shape-Shifting)Series 2Fantastic Four - MovieToy Biz
2005Fantastic Four (4 Figures)Box SetsMarvel Legends (Toy Biz)Toy Biz
2006Mr. Fantastic (Spring Attack)Series 4Fantastic Four - MovieToy Biz
2006Mr. FantasticSeries 1Fantastic Four ClassicsToy Biz
2006Mr. FantasticSeries 2Figure FactoryToy Biz
2006Mr. Fantastic (White Trim) & Mole ManStarter PacksMarvel Legends ShowdownToy Biz
2006Mr. Fantastic (Black Trim) & Mole ManStarter PacksMarvel Legends ShowdownToy Biz
2007Mr. FantasticRonan the Accuser SeriesMarvel Legends (Hasbro)Hasbro
2007Mr. Fantastic & Super SkrullSeries 3Marvel Super Hero SquadHasbro
2007Doctor Doom / Mr. Fantastic / Silver SurferCommemorative DVD CollectionFantastic Four - Rise of the Silver SurferToy Biz
2007Mr. Fantastic (Battle Stretch)Series 1Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver SurferToy Biz
2007Mr. Fantastic (Power Switching)Series 2Fantastic Four - Rise of the Silver SurferToy Biz
2008Stretch Attack Mr. Fantastic / World War HulkToys R Us 2-Packs - Wave 6Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2008Mr. Fantastic / Dr. Doom (First Appearance)Toys R Us 2-Packs - Wave 8Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
2009Mr. Fantastic / Thing2-PacksMarvel Legends (Hasbro)Hasbro
2010Mr. Fantastic / UltronComic Packs - Secret WarsMarvel Universe - Fury FilesHasbro
2011Future Foundation (Disney)Exclusives - 2011Marvel MinimatesDiamond Select
 33 Action Figures Produced
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