Mister Fantastic
Mister Fantastic
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Portrayed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Statistics
Full Name Reed Richards
Age 29
Height 6'1"
Build Athletic
Eyes Blue
Hair Brown with Grey temples
Skin Caucasian
Factions Fantastic Four

Quoted!

The Smartest Man on the Planet

Reputation

The smartest dumb man in the Marvel Universe. Reed is one if not the greatest mind on the planet. However, due to his overactive mind, he is known for being forgetful, distracted, or lacks the social skills of a man his age. His intentions are always pure but they say the road to hell is paved with them. An amazing leader, and an even greater genius but he needs a heaping dose of reality now and again to bring him back to this world.

Biography

The only son of Nathaniel and Evelyn Richards, Reed was born in Central City, California. He was a child prodigy with a finesse in mathematics, physics, and mechanics. He was on the track of an all-stair until his mother passed away at the age of seven. He fell into a depressive state for nearly a year. BY the age of fourteen, Reed was taking college level courses. He had acquired four degrees in various subjects by the age of 18. He had attended CalTech (California Institute of Technology). He also attended Harvard University, M.I.T. and the University of Vienna in Austria. While working on his fifth degree at State University in Hegeman, New York, Reed started meeting various people that would make their mark on his life forever. For example, Victor,Ben, and Sue. As the years passed, their relationships grew…some for the better and some for the worse. Reed served in the military with Ben, Sue introduced Reed to her brother Johnny, Doom grew more jealous of Reed's intelligence.

Before his father disappeared, Reed inherited two billion dollars that he spent mostly on his spaceship but needed more funding. In an attempt to get one of his projects funded by the government, Reed got approval for them to go up. It was this trip that would change him, Ben, Sue, and Johnny forever. When the accident happened, they all acquired their powers and became the Fantastic Four. This team has become a house hold name saving the world, other dimensions, and universes. At the age of 29, Reed is still trying to find his place but who knows what can happen next…especially for Reed Richards.

Character Details

Reed is an intellectual who prefers to examine foes and if possible negotiate with them before actually fighting them. He is often intrigued by the scientific implications of a problem, so much so that he almost forgets there is a problem in the first place. Reed is an extremely likable fellow who keeps a pleasant smile on his face and cares deeply about those he is close to, particularly his extended family. However, he does occasionally lapse into depression and self-hatred over long-standing unsolved problems, most notably Ben's inability to return to human form. Reed is a humanitarian who will try to prevent any intelligent being from suffering. This can lead him to do controversial things that fly in the face of all apparent logic, such as when he once saved Galactus from dying due to exhaustion from his hunger and attacking Earth. Susan once speculated that Reed's eccentric behavior to be due to autism; yet that has never been proven.

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