Mister Fantastic

fictional character in Marvel Comics

Reed Richards (also known as Mister Fantastic) is a fictional character, a Marvel Comics superhero created by writer Stan Lee and artist/co-writer Jack Kirby. The character first appeared in Fantastic Four #1 in November 1961. Like the other founding members of the Fantastic Four, Reed received his powers after being exposed to a cosmic storm. His primary power is to stretch his body to lengths. He is also the Invisible Woman's husband. He has been adapted into motion pictures and is played by Ioan Gruffudd, Miles Teller, and John Krasinski.

Photograph of the Gen Con Indy 2008 in Indianapolis.

Portrayals change

Reed has been portrayed by Ioan Gruffudd in the Tim Story movies and the 2005 video game.