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Subj: Re: What happened when Ben mutated in 1986?
Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 at 07:27:21 pm EDT (Viewed 24 times)
Reply Subj: What happened when Ben mutated in 1986?
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I've been googling this but getting very little results, other than that Stan Lee Vanity fair interview.

What I'm looking for is an explanation of:

* WHY, in his solo title, did Ben start to mutate further?

* HOW was this resolved? It suggests it continues in the Avengers book, but he just ducks out of joining them, then turns up in the FF. It seems like a strange subplot that "fell between the cracks" of titles folding and editors changing.



Just saw this online, I'll have to check this out later:

"As for what caused Ben's remission, while John Byrne quit before the story could have been told, Steve Englehart revealed in West Coast Avengers #23 and Fantastic Four #304 that the Mole Man used his "machines" to stabilize him. Which is pretty much the bottom line of Byrne's planned story, minus the ironic twist."