In this very, very odd story, Doctor Doom manages to hypnotize the F4 into being unable to use their powers…
But, even odder, he makes them come back to Latveria and live, where apparently everyone has been bamboozled into loving Victor Von Doom…
Through this strange and confusing tale, Dr. Doom gets a “new face” (which we, the readers, never see) and starts dressing like a ponce.
Susan Storm, who was busy househunting so that she could raise her still-unnamed child outside of the Baxter Building, just shows up out of nowhere and Ben Grimm makes a wise-ass comment.
But the truly weird thing about this story? Dr. Doom has put two very large explosives under the city of Latveria, but he also filled his palace with paintings and sculptures, so he can’t bear to blow it all up.
He’s not worried about losing all his inventions and magic-stuff. And of course human life means nothing to him.
But he can’t bear to destroy art.
Who knew Doom was such an art lover?