Benjamin (Ben) Jacob Grimm is ashamed of his ungainly appearance. Yet all attempts to morph himself back into a human being are doomed to failure. So The Thing, created as a member of Fantastic Four by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1961, must learn to accept his body. After all, it doesn’t merely resemble the Golem but also possesses superhuman powers. And the love of a blind sculptress is, in any case, his for the taking—even if The Thing can hardly believe it.

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