Quote1.png Sue was my life. She was beauty itself, grace, everything that I never was, everything that had meaning. And she's dead... dead because of Annihilus and his stupid antics-- his brute savagery. And because of time. Quote2.png
-- Reed

Appearing in "What If Susan Richards Had Died in Childbirth?"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Annihilus (Only appearance; dies)[1]
  • A Spatial Predator
  • Negative Zone Borers

Other Characters:


  • The Baxter Building
  • The Negative Zone
  • Coloumbia University (Main story and flashback)
  • An Ice Cream Parlor (Main story and flashback)
  • Reed's Library
  • Annihilus' Planetoid



Synopsis for "What If Susan Richards Had Died in Childbirth?"

Sue dies giving birth to Franklin, who is never seen. Reed takes his revenge on Annihilus for delaying his return to his wife before she passed, killing himself and Annihilus in his grief.

Solicit Synopsis

What if Sue Richards had died during the birth of her son Franklin? In this story, Reed, Ben, and Johnny fail to retrieve the element that saved her life in Fantastic Four Annual #6. The grief drives Reed to battle Annihilus - alone in the Negative Zone! Not even Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner can help!

See Also


  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks

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