Age of Heroes #1

Age of Heroes #1

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Marko Djurdjevic Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 19, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.2Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

Eisner-winner & fan-favorite KURT BUSIEK RETURNS TO MARVEL! THE HEROIC AGE IS HERE! The Heroes are restored to their rightful place in this new era, and the world is safer for them. They defeated Osborn & his Siege on Asgard, now they have one last foe to face: the Mayor of New York -- J. Jonah Jameson! Also, MI13 come to the US, but one of them isn't leaving--they are defecting to the AVENGERS?! Plus Dr. Voodoo's Sorcerer Supreme duties infringe on “date night” and how much trouble can Spider-Man get into in one day? The answer: A LOT! Rated T …$3.99

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan May 23, 2010

    If the remaining three issues are this good, I'll be looking forward to more of these Marvel anthologies. "Age of Heroes" may not be essential, but it's certainly entertaining. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Zack Freeman May 19, 2010

    This serves a similar purpose to this week's Enter the Heroic Age in showing how this new era is affecting different heroes throughout the Marvel Universe. I'll compliment Marvel's editorial for organizing this in such a way that there's no "double-dipping" or redundancy between the two books. Although, I think I'll recommend this more of the two, since all its stories are satisfying told-in-ones rather than being intended as teases for other books. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 19, 2010

    And therein lies the core problem. Age of Heroes doesn't offer enough bang for the buck. $3.99 is too much to ask for four short stories, only two of which are of significant length. If both of the longer stories were of equally high quality that might help to justify the price, but they aren't. And in a week with so many promising new releases, it seems particularly hard to recommend an anthology book that can't offer full value and consistent quality. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson May 31, 2010

    Unfortunately for the readers, it's a case where we need a bit more show and abit less tell to get things going. Read Full Review

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