Invincible Returns #1

Invincible Returns #1

Writer: Robert Kirkman Artist: Ryan Ottley, Cory Walker, Inks) Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: April 7, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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AT LONG LAST, INVINCIBLE RETURNS TO HIS ORIGINAL COSTUME! After the shocking events of the Invincible War and the cataclysmic battle with Conquest, Invincible is ready to turn the page to a bold new era: just in time for THE VILTRUMITE WAR, starting in next month's INVINCIBLE #71! This special self-contained issue will bring readers new and old up to speed on everyone's favorite superhero comic. If you've never read INVINCIBLE, now is the time to dive in! And if you've been reading since the beginning: You know it's all been leading up to this moment! Either way, hold onto your hats!

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Andrenn Apr 16, 2010

    Invincible Returns was a solid enjoyable read. I felt Id purchased a product well worth my 3.99 and it did a great job of setting up and hyping the upcoming Viltrumite war. So overall Id say it was good. New readers looking to get in at this exciting time I highly recommend this to you, and for longtime readers then you shouldnt miss out on this either because it does do a good job of furthering the series and really gets you hyped up for the Viltrumite War. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Herv St-Louis May 3, 2010

    Invincible Returns occurs between Invincible #70 and #71 where the character prepares for war against the Viltrumites along with his father. It also returns the character to his original super hero costume. Invincible feels bad after having murdered an innocent man possessed by an alien squid. His recent actions have him fear that his Viltrumites origins may push him over the edge and make him violent. Can a return to his original costume mark a return to more innocent times? Well the writer answers this one quickly. You cant go back. I dont mind the older costume. But I like that the character is trying his best to do good and be good. Ottley draws most of this book but its not his regular inkers. Thats too bad because they almost change the look of his work. This issue by the way is a good jumping on point for readers as it recaps the recent history of Invincible. Often, Im not sure why I read this series. Its not bad, but its not groundbreaking. What it does best is show the gory s Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Alex Evans Apr 12, 2010

    I'm glad Kirkman wrote this issue, but it's not as engaging as it should be. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Vine - Zack Freeman Apr 12, 2010

    I didn't read Invincible before this and I don't plan to if this is what the title is usually like. This was an oversized issue, but it seemed to have only about 10 pages of story spread out over a whole lot of fattened dialogues. Read Full Review

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