Friday Night Fights: First Things

Well, looka here, looks like it’s time for the weekend again, and you still ain’t got no plans more sophisticated than watching TV, washing your socks, and drankin’ diet root beer. No way, my friend, that is not going to happen on my watch. We are going to get you good and pumped up for the weekend, and we’re going to do it the mindlessly violent way — with FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS!

Tonight’s fight comes from all the way back in November 1961’s landmark Fantastic Four #1 by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, as Ben Grimm, in his first appearance, beats up streets and cars.

“Fool! Did you not see me in time?” There you go, ladies and gentlemen — Ben Grimm used to talk just like Dr. Doom. Wotta revoltin’ development that was…


  1. Friday Night Fights: “Repeat Rehash Revenge!” Round 12 Said,

    July 8, 2011 @ 8:24 pm

    […] Thing (Hero Sandwich) […]

  2. K. Mapson Said,

    July 8, 2011 @ 10:17 pm

    I thought that from the second panel, when he grumped, “he’ll not” instead of “he won’t”.

  3. Buryak Said,

    July 10, 2011 @ 4:09 pm

    Yeah, when Stan and the King came up with these characters they had no personalities… just like how the Beast in his first few appearances was a doorknob… then he got smart all of a sudden. Beast got smart and Thing got stupid… and Cyclops’s real name was “Slim”. Funny stuff.