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Quote1.png Well, you're not the only one who can lose his temper — now see what it means — to anger an elemental!! Oh, Johnny — did — did I hurt you? Quote2.png

Appearing in "The Torch Goes Wild!"

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Synopsis for "The Torch Goes Wild!"

When the Torch flies off to the Inhumans' Hidden City believing that Crystal is being held against her will, Reed, Sue, and Ben chase after him but are held back when their flying saucer is downed by a meteor shower.

Johnny, while camping out in a cave, is captured by the Yeti and brought before the Inhuman royal family. Battling them, and, believing Crystal is brainwashed when she joins the fight, Johnny loses his temper and attempts to throw a large fireball at the Inhuman city. It's stopped at the last minute by the timely arrival of Reed and the others.

The battle stopped, it is revealed that Crystal was called back to the Hidden City in order to keep Black Bolt alive while he waited for a cure to be developed. After the explanation, an apologetic Johnny makes up with Crystal, who still has to remain in the Hidden City until Black Bolt is fully healed.

Solicit Synopsis

The Human Torch goes wild as he battles the Inhumans! It's the one you've been waiting for!


Continuity Notes

  • Crystal had been dating the Human Torch since Fantastic Four #64 and a member of the Fantastic Four since Fantastic Four #81. She was forced to return to Attilan in Fantastic Four #95.
  • The Yeti's past has been expanded upon in Marvel: The Lost Generation #1012. It is explained the Yeti was a member of the First Line, heroes from the 20th Century who defended the Earth and perished at stopping a Skrull invasion. Yeti betrayed his teammates to the Skrulls. X-Men: The Hidden Years #16 went on to explain that the Yeti and his Skrull ally—a woman with whom he was smitten—hid in the Himalayan mountains where she died, and this is the reason why the Yeti went mad.

Chronology Notes

Events occur in this story behind the scenes that affect the chronology for the following characters:

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Publication Notes

  • This issue features a letters page, Fantastic Four Fan Page. Letters are published from Ralph Duby and David Charels Paskow.
  • As seen on page one, this issue is Story#166-Z.

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