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Fantastic Four - World's Greatest Heroes, Volume 1
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The only thing I am not crazy about is how the series is being released one disk at a time rather than the whole season at once. Still, it's a great cartoon and is definitely worth owning. I am looking forward to the next two disks!!!
Prices on Amazon do fluctuate over time, but as of the time of writing the full season version is 2.2 times the price of this product, and contains 6.5 times as many episodes. You figure it out.
Oh, and just in case anyone's still looking for a review of the actual show, I've copy and pasted below the review I wrote for the full season.
"Light Hearted With A Light Touch"
Starting with the Silver Surfer in the 1990's, Marvel seems to have produced a whole string of superhero cartoons that, although of very high quality, still somehow managed to get cancelled after only one season. Unfortunately this was one of them. In the case of the Silver Surfer, despite high ratings the show came to an abrupt, cliff-hanger ending when the company that made it went bust. As for why The Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes got cancelled, your guess is as good as mine. According to the Wikipedia, no official explanation has ever been given.
In any event, this, the most recent entry into the Fantastic Four animated catalogue, is actually a rather light-hearted one. But unlike the similarly light-hearted 1990's Fantastic Four cartoon that preceded it, it's also rather good.
Personally, I've always felt that superheroes are like Richard Nixon: ridiculously easy to lampoon, but far more interesting when taken seriously.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I feel dissatisfied with this purchase, as in the description said that language was English and Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) and only has the English language.Published 11 months ago by Sergio Moreira
Very well done. I just wish they would have put the entire season together.Published on March 25, 2009 by Granslam
I had high hopes for this toon when it debuted on CN, but I was disappointed. However, this particular DVD was worthwhile for one reason... Read morePublished on February 22, 2008 by Kim Henderson
The content on the DVD was great...It would have been nice to see a few special features and/or language/subtitles options included. Read morePublished on July 3, 2007 by Cartoon Guy
I was not a Fantastic Four fan until Marvel released the Ultimate Fantastic Four comics. I think they are more interesting when written for an older audience. Read morePublished on June 28, 2007 by Nick Moghadassi
I am a comic book fan and have been my entire life, and I really like alternate comic reality stories such as marvel's What if? Read morePublished on June 9, 2007 by Jay Bird
The animation is nice and the stories are written well. It's better than the old one!Published on June 5, 2007 by Michele Bradley
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