fantastic four 45

Great issue.  First, Pacheco plays with the “Thing quits” storyline with a self-conscious satire (that actually ends up being absolutely right, by the way–Thing is back by the end of the issue).  Then, he takes on the Alicia gambit thusly:

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Thereby establishing that there will be no Alicia conflicts during his run.  And to do it when Thing is capable of turning into Ben Grimm at will is just brilliant.

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