To some people, fiction is just escapism. it lets us forget the real world. To others, like, me, fiction is a simplified and heightened form of the real world. Heroes are more heroic, dangers are more dramatic, and abstract fears become concrete monsters. Good fiction lets us explore the real world in a brighter, clearer way. In reality, all consciousness is fiction our brains are but simplified versions of the infinitely complicated real world "out there". Fiction matters. But in the final analysis, this web site is only a hobby. It is my sandbox, where I play. I hope others find it useful, but if they don't that's OK. I made it for myself. If you think I am misguided or wasting my time, then don't read any further. Have a nice day.
Me when I was 16.
My name is Chris Tolworthy. I grew
up reading the Fantastic Four.
For 28 years the FF developed a single story, and it was epic! Every
issue mattered! I grew to care about these characters like they were
real people. They grew and changed just as I did,
Then it all stopped.
So I made this web site. I wanted to show why the original story was so wonderful.
As the years went by I realized I would never succeed. What I find
wonderful, other people find dull. Oh well. Such is life. Everyone is
You think I take comics seriously?
Wait 'til you see my other web sites!
The Fantastic Four movies and comics have been lacklustre for many years. It is easy ot fix that: return to the original formula as outlined by Stan lee in issue 9.
Mix incredible exploits with down to earth realism. Click the link for details. Or read any modern comic to see how not to do it: too much standing around. Too little connection with the real world.