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Episode 41: Prison Break, again (Strange Tales #105) -- February 1963

 
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What if... the Marvel Universe was real? In 1961 the Fantastic Four revealed themselves to the world and everything changed. Mike and Ed discuss the in-universe implications of super powers, aliens, monsters and more. From how Avenger Insurance will pay for Thor's property damage to why Spider-man needs a new PR agency, its comic books discussions in a whole new way. Every issue covered in the Marvel Universe from the very beginning. Full backstory on every episode with transcripts at www.SuperSerious616.com
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In this episode:

Mike and Ed discuss the return of the Wizard. Why was he allowed access to powerful chemicals while in jail? Do we need special prisons for this new breed of criminal? Also, should we reevaluate our views on the psychological effects of superpowers on humanity?

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In this issue:

The Wizard is the model prisoner. Or at least that’s what he gets the warden to think, leading to the Wizard escaping prison. He then challenges the Human Torch to another battle. The Torch obliges, and ends up defeated by the Wizard. The Torch’s sister Sue Storm, the Invisible Girl, is captured as well. The Torch and the Invisible Girl work together and defeat the Wizard.

The Wizard needs to work on his self-esteem and stop challenging teenagers.

Assumed before the next episode:

People are starting to wonder what they ever saw in the Wizard in the first place.

This episode takes place:

After the Torch and the Invisible Girl have been defeated by, and then defeat, the Wizard.