Annihilation: Conquest #6

Event\Storyline: Annihilation: Conquest Writer: Andy Lanning, Dan Abnett Artist: Tom Raney, Wellinton Alves Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 16, 2008 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 6.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 16, 2008

    Frankly, the best thing this issue does is set up the new Guardians of the Galaxy ongoing series. Individually, many cosmic characters have benefited greatly from some Conquest exposure. The fact that we're now getting a book starring Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon, Drax, and Cosmo makes this all worth it. Collectively, though, Conquest has been one bungled opportunity after another. It's one thing to have tie-in books that follow along with an event comic. It's another entirely to literally force readers to follow everything to fully comprehend what's going on. And trust me, unless you've been reading Nova you're going to spend more time scratching your head about the presence of Warlock and his buddy Tyro than you will actually reading the issue. The most I can hope is that all creators involved have learned some valuable lessons from this project. The next Annihilation event - and we all know there will be one - needs to kick things into high gear if the cosmic Marvel renaissance is goin Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Apr 16, 2008

    I liked it, but I'm a bit biased with regards to this book. There's a lot of flaws I'm easily able to overlook that many might scoff at. While not a series I'd call a true event, this is still an enjoyable story. Disappointment over this not being as good or better than the original Annihilation is the biggest detriment and something most people will find hard to overlook when evaluating this series. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Apr 15, 2008

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