Hero Squared #2

Writer: Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis Artist: Joe Abraham Publisher: Boom! Studios Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ariel Carmona Jr. Jul 11, 2006

    Captain Valor is the traditionalist throwback, while the other Milo is the modern guy, a wannabe who has turned his back on his superhero heritage to pursue a career as a film maker. In other words, hes the idealist and the slacker, the embodiment of generation Y while Valor is all Baby Boomer. This is all accomplished through a therapy session in which the doctor is a stock character, firing out the tried and true questions of a typical shrink, but just when she gets down to the interesting stuff, their hour is up and so is the readers, making for a subtle cliffhanger. The artwork by Joe Abraham is nice, rendering the character expressions needed for this type of story, and even though the cover is great, it would probably cause me to pass on the issue as it advertises an all therapy issue which usually means a lot of talking heads with very little action sequences. If youre a fan of Giffen and Dematteis off the wall humor and explorations of the human side behind superh Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Aronson Jul 13, 2006

    Milo: In almost every sense. Good intentions and gradual development are meaningless if the bulk of the story is a presentation on wheel-spinning. The few quirky jokes are undercut by the endless tangents and circular debate. The art can be practically ignored since it plays no role in enhancing the script. But if you desperately need another dose of the G&D bwahaha-fest, here it is. Read Full Review

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