Apart from the characterization, surprises await Avengers readers. The actual culprit behind the cosmic whirlpools feels like a baseball bat struck squarely against the eyes. I never saw this coming. By the time the scene shifted to the duet of Yellowjacket and Wasp, I started making a list of suspects, but I was delighted to discover how incomplete my list was. Read Full Review
Not a bad issue, as the situation that Geoff Johns has set up is pretty interesting, and he does show a strong understanding of the various personalities that he's dealing with, with his Captain America being particularly impressive. However following on the heels of the Kang arc, I must admit that this current arc feels like a second visit to a well that Kurt Busiek had already drained dry, and truth be told I'm finding sections of this issue are rather dry reading, as there's not sense of excitement or conflict to spice up the scenes where the Avengers are working to control the situation. I mean I just would like to see the situation be a little more unsettled as while the Avengers are professionals, I find it difficult to believe that the more ambitious villains with dreams of global domination haven't made us of the chaos to further their own ends (e.g. Doctor Doom, the Red Skull). Read Full Review
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