Dr. Reed Richards has become encouraged that evolution on Earth was triggered by cosmic radiation in space. Going with his friends (Susan Storm, Johnny Storm, Ben Grimm) into space they go to investigate and get exposed to the radiation of the clouds first hand. Upon returning to Earth they all find themselves contracted super powers, except Victor who only gets away with a facial scar. The group of four others then become a superhero group called the Fantastic Four who must fight against Victor, now a super villain known as Dr. Doom who plans to overthrow them to save his company.