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Quote1 Did you think I wear this armor merely for show? None of your insipid weapons can harm Psycho-Man! Quote2
-- Psycho-Man

Appearing in "Divide -- and Conquer!"

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Synopsis for "Divide -- and Conquer!"

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Susan Richards suddenly faints, prompting the FF to look her over, however Thing leaves to go spent time with Alicia. Meanwhile, elsewhere the Psycho-Man punishes one of his subordinates for delivering a component of his device to Alicia's home, gathering together his minions Shellshock, Ivan, and Live Wire to help recover the device.

At Alicia's home, Thing tries to figure out the strange component that was delivered to her apartment. Soon they are attacked by Psycho-Man and his minions who defeat Ben and take the component. Meanwhile, Black Panther leads an army to Panther Island where they briefly get into a battle against the Inhumans. Realizing that they have mutual allies and that Black Bolt fought the Inhumans because he sensed danger. Investigating, they come across the Psycho-Man's base and have to fight off his defenses.

Back in New York, Reed announces to the FF that Sue is pregnant, and the group celebrates. Back on Panther Island, the Inhumans and Black Panther find themselves overwhelmed and so they have Lockjaw bring the Fantastic Four to the Psycho-Man's base to turn the tide. There they battle their way to Psycho-Man, who reveals to them that he comes from the Microverse and he intends to take over this world with a giant emoto-caster weapon. Being attacked by all the heroes, soon Psycho-Man is subdued, when Black Panther questions him they find the Psycho-Man is motionless, upon closer inspection what they thought was Psycho-Man, was really a robot body piloted by a small being.

Appearing in "This Is a Plot?"

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Synopsis for "This Is a Plot?"

Stan Lee and Jack Kirby show the reader how they come up with their plots. A rather embellishing story full of mirth, the two end up getting beaten up by the Juggernaut and the Melter

Appearing in "Pin-Ups"

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A series of pin-ups featuring Black Bolt, Gorgon, Medusa, Karnak, Triton, Crystal, Maximus, A group shot of supporting cast members (Galactus, Silver Surfer, Watcher, Wyatt Wingfoot, Black Panther, Lockjaw, and Dr. Doom), and a group shot of the Fantastic Four

Appearing in "The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer"

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Synopsis for "The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer"

Brief Summary:
Quasimodo asks for the Silver Surfer's help in escaping his machine prison. The Surfer uses his powers to make him human. However, he's forced to turn him into a statue in order to stop him from attacking the city.

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Detailed Summary:
While flying with a flock of ducks, the Silver Surfer is surprised by a volley of gunfire around him. Thinking he's being attacked, he quickly fires a cosmic blast at the hunters causing them to run for cover. Realizing that the meant no harm, the Surfer continues his flight to New York City.

As he flies through the city, he senses many different emotions from the people below. Suddenly, he senses such intense anguish that it causes him to investigate from where it is emanating.

His search leads him to an abandoned laboratory, where he finds Quasimodo entrapped in a machine. The computer begs the Surfer to use his power to make him human. Using his cosmic energy, the Surfer changes Quasimodo into a living being. The misshapen creature then goes on a rampage, attacking Surfer and the city. The Surfer fights back and turns Quasimodo into a stone statue in order to stop his murderous riot.

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"Divide and Conquer!"

"The Peerless Power of the Silver Surfer"

  • Quasimodo has been immobilized since being abandoned by the Mad Thinker. [2]

Trivia

"Divide and Conquer!"

  • This main story has mistakenly listed Joe Sinott as inker when in fact it was inked by Frank Giacoia

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  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
  2. Fantastic Four Annual #4



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