T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #5

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #5

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Cafu Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 16, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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Believe the buzz! T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS continues to deliver the kind of action-packed, espionage-filled tales you won't find anywhere else in the DCU! This issue spotlights Menthor a.k.a. Toby the Salesman. If you think you know Toby, well, you're wrong, and in a sequence illustrated by Ryan Sook, boy will you see why! Nick Spencer and CAFU turn everything on its head this issue, as the secrets behind both Spider and T.H.U.N.D.E.R. finally start to come to light.

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Thomas Crawford Mar 20, 2011

    T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents is a series a lot of people are talking about, and more and more people seem to be reading. I recommend this issue, and the series, to anyone who loves comics, anyone who likes comics, or anyone who is just curious. The long and short of it is: Buy this book. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Mar 16, 2011

    So here's the verdict on Spencer's first arc"a well-crafted storyline with strong character work and enormous art. Please do the title a favor by giving it a chance and hopping aboard for its next arc. I believe you'll like what you see. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Mar 16, 2011

    With every member of the creative team firing on all cylinders this month, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #5 is easily the high point oft he series so far. It would be psychologically crushing to see this book not enjoy a long a healthy life at DC. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Danny Djeljosevic Mar 20, 2011

    As Colleen Franklin remarks in this issue, Things get decidedly more old-school from here as the superheroes finally spring into action as a team. I cant help but take her statement as an ironic remark, as Nick Spencers T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents takes an old set of premises and makes them excitingly modern. I cant wait to see how he concludes this story arc. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Thom Young Mar 20, 2011

    However, as I skimmed through that 45-year-old comic book I noticed that the shooting of one character by another in that story is essentially mirrored (as in reflected, but reversed) in this contemporary issue. It's such details as the mirrored aspects of the two stories that gives me hope that Spencer might actually develop into the elite writer that so many people believe he already is. However, he's not yet there. Read Full Review

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