I remember reading an interview with John Byrne where he specifically references this issue, pointing out that the idea of a monstrous Thing is, by definition, ridiculous, because the Thing's supposed to be a monster (at least in appearance), and that by this point, he'd been rendered more and more like a big orange teddy bear!
Government Comics: Three Who Came Back!
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