Age of the Sentry #1

Age of the Sentry #1

Writer: Jeff Parker Artist: Nick Dragotta Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 17, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 6.4
    IGN - Daniel Crown Sep 17, 2008

    Not to say that Age of Sentry is a total waste of time. Both stories do muster a bit of the campy magic in which only Silver Age stories can. Plus, the artwork from Dragotta and Rosanas is spot-on to the era, making for an attractive and mildly entertaining package. But, to quote last week's official out of context slogan, "You can put lipstick on a pig and it's still a pig." And for the most part, the Void-less Sentry is a pig, plain and simple. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Sep 24, 2008

    While it could veer instantly into retread in future issues, there's nothing especially wrong with the opening couple of stories. It may disappoint Sentry fans hoping for some insight into the modern character's mindset, but it should delight anyone looking for a little bit of Silver Age silliness to divert them. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace/Thom Young Sep 16, 2008

    Overall, this book is a severe disappointment--especially when you consider the quality of the work that was coming out of Marvel Comics in 1963. I recommend passing up The Age of the Sentry in favor of hitting the back-issue bins or eBay in search of Alan Moore's 1963 miniseries from Image Comics that is a true homage to the Marvel Comics of that year. Read Full Review

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