Annihilation: Conquest - Wraith #4

Event\Storyline: Annihilation: Conquest Writer: Javier Grillo-Marxauch Artist: Clint Langley, Kyle Hotz Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 24, 2007 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 7.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Oct 24, 2007

    Up till now, Wraith has been little more than a composite of every mysterious gunman you've ever seen in movies, television, and anime. Equal parts Clint Eastwood and Vampire Hunter D, in other words. In this issue Wraith finally meets someone who convinces him to ditch the cowboy hat and do something more. The only question is if the rejuvenated Wraith can put a stop to the Phalanx's secret weapon before it instantly assimilates everyone in the galaxy. Granted, a bad outcome isn't exactly likely with a larger mini-series looming, but that's the same storytelling limitation all four Conquest books have had to deal with. The important thing is that Javier Grillo-Marxuach has managed to turn around what was unequivocally the least enjoyable Conquest book and give it a surprisingly rousing conclusion. He's helped somewhat by artist Kyle Hotz. Hotz's work has been a real mixed bag so far. His figures tend to look both jagged and washed out, if such a thing is possible. However, Hotz is cap Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Oct 24, 2007

    While not a great book, and easily the weakest of the Conquest tieins, this issue does set the stage for the Kree resistance for the upcoming Conquest series proper. If this is the worst book you check out this week, you're in good shape. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Oct 30, 2007

    If youve bought the first three issues and plan on buying Annihilation: Conquest, then go ahead and get this one too. What the hell. But its really not worth it. In fact, it looks like only Starlord is going to have been worth the cost of admission. This does not bode well for the Conquest series overall. Heres hoping Quasar shapes up in its final issue. Read Full Review

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