Forgotten Comics History

Marvel Comics fans of all ages are familiar with The Fantastic Four, the quartet of superpowered humans, but did you know that Marvel also attempted a spin-off featuring their pets? Titled “The Fantastic Fur,” the short-lived series focused on super pets including flexible Mr. Fantastic’s equally flexible dog (below), named “Stretchy.”

(Darn, the bad guys aren’t on THIS side of the wall either!)
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15 thoughts on “Forgotten Comics History

  1. Gigi the cat lady January 18, 2017 / 12:48 pm

    Best scroll down EVER!!

  2. allein 🌼 January 18, 2017 / 12:57 pm

    That looks painful.

  3. Duckie 🐥 January 18, 2017 / 1:07 pm

    Ow!

    • Starfish January 18, 2017 / 4:11 pm

      Given the track record the Fantastic Four have had with movies, this would probably make for a step up.

  4. Dubravkamcvmd January 18, 2017 / 1:44 pm

    You’re starting to scare me a little Mike. You’ve got some unusual neural pathways, for sure.

    • Murray C. January 18, 2017 / 4:42 pm

      Doesn’t he though.

  5. DebG January 18, 2017 / 1:52 pm

    It’s ElastiGirl! Okay, boy in this case.

    • Not That Mike The Other Mike January 18, 2017 / 1:54 pm

      “Can you see me in this outfit at the pet store? C’mon, who’d want to go shopping as Elastigirl, you know what I mean?”

  6. Faye January 18, 2017 / 2:17 pm

    He’s gonna need an appointment with The Amazing Chiropractor Man!

  7. Julie January 18, 2017 / 2:23 pm

    I love dogs so much!!

  8. Ricky's Mom January 18, 2017 / 2:30 pm

    Only you, Mike. Only you. And I needed the laugh badly!

  9. AB January 18, 2017 / 2:49 pm

    Also pictured, Sue Storm’s sugar glider, Lightning, who also shares her owner’s superpower.

  10. Mariana Paes January 19, 2017 / 2:03 am

    The scroll down + the caption to top it off. AMAZING

  11. Jeannine January 19, 2017 / 8:56 am

    Mike! My husband as a lifelong FF fan LOVED your post!

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