Avengers 1959 #5

Avengers 1959 #5

Writer: Howard Chaykin Artist: Howard Chaykin Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 11, 2012 Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Jan 20, 2012

    Oh well, they're all big kids, and this was a story for big readers. If we do it again, can we have even more fights? You get the sense that, when Victor slams a foe into a wall, or the Blonde Phantom kicks her tormenter in the throat, that's where Chaykin's heart really lies. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    CHUD - Jeb Delia Jan 13, 2012

    Being a climactic showdown and all, there's not a ton of analysis to be done regarding this comic; if you're a fan of Chaykin's cheerful brutality and fresh-faced cynicism, you've probably been onboard for four issues, and have already devoured this one, hoping for more. If you're one of those readers who takes a more, shall we say, “measured” approach to Chaykin's sensibilities, I'd at least suggest you consider browsing the trade in your LCS, to see if it's for you: like Rick Remender's Punisher, Chaykin's 1959 Avengers are a highly idiosyncratic take on familiar Marvel characters, by a creator with a vision that's unique, to say the least. Read Full Review

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