Well, that was fast. When we wrote that Disney would inevitably reacquire the rights to the Fantastic Four sooner rather than later, we didn’t really anticipate it would be this quick, or this large in scope. Nonetheless, while the move faces inevitable regulatory scrutiny and likely means we’ll see more and more stories about the negative effects of Disney’s growing control over all the juicy IP, for a comic book fan, there’s plenty to be excited about in Marvel Studios’ recapture of its errant characters and content.
So let’s ignore the looming specter of monopoly (while acknowledging that horse left the barn a while ago) and ponder some of the good things that could happen with a Marvel made mostly whole.
1. Cosmic Marvel Just Got Really Cosmic Between Guardians of the Galaxy and Thor: Ragnarok , Marvel Studios has certainly done a decent job of presenting the cosmic side […]