'Fantastic Four' #1: Marvel Teases Reed and Sue Mystery, Doctor Doom's Return

Fantastic Four #1 arrives Aug. 8 and to celebrate, Marvel released a trailer featuring commentary from series writer Dan Slott, Marvel Editor-In-Chief C.B. Cebulski and executive editor Tom Brevoort.

"Where have Reed and Sue been? It's a question that's been on everyone's minds, not just the fans, but family members. Ben and Johnny have been looking...and in the new launch, we will finally get the answers to that question," Cebulski teased.

Slott is excited to see the family explore the cosmos and new dimensions, just like in the Stan Lee and Jack Kirby originals. "You never knew what you were going to get in Fantastic Four. The world of Fantastic Four is the 'anything can happen' book," said Slott.

One thing that will definitely happen is Doctor Doom's return, Slott confirmed. "You've been missing a villainous Doctor Doom in the Marvel Universe for awhile, haven't you?" he said. "Is he a hero? Is he a villain? He's complicated."

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Fantastic Four #1 arrives Aug. 8. Marvel

Brevoort is especially enthusiastic about Sara Pichelli's art. "She has such a wonderful sense of character and sensitivity in her drawing. In particular, I like the way she draws Human Torch aflame. She does it different than anything before," he said.

Check out the trailer and solicitation below, and the variant covers here. Will you be picking up a copy? Let us know in the comments.

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