"I! AM! NOT! INSANE! Er, I mean, I am completely in control of my mental stability. I assure you, if I went mad, you'd be the first to know."
|Affiliation||Fantastic Four (Earth-4126)|
|Base of Operations||Baxter Building|
|Relatives|| Kang the Conqueror (Father)
Susan Storm (Wife)
|Place of Birth||Rhode Island|
|Created by||Artemis Panther|
Reed comes from a slightly normal family. However, his definition of normal is different from most people. Reed's father disappeared off of the face of the Earth when he was five years old. He was fond of his step-dad, who was a professor at a local college. He and his three sisters were all successful in different areas in school, Reed's specialty was physics, which he took great pride in.
In college, Reed was roommates with Ben Grimm, and the two became great friends. During his senior year, he fell in love with Sue Storm, and they got married a few months after graduation. She also joined him in his studies in cosmic rays, as well as Ben and Sue's younger brother, Johnny.
When Reed decided it was time to test his cosmic radiation machine to see if it could be weaponized. All four of them were present for the test, but something went horribly wrong. They were all bombarded and each given a different fantastic power. After Sue managed to calm everyone down, Reed got the idea to use their powers for good and become superheroes.
Reed used his family fortune to purchase the Baxter Building, their base of operations. Reed also hired a man named Victor Vandore as their secretary and lawyer. Reed and Victor became great friends, both being scientists. It wasn't long until the FF became famous and adored by the public.