Avengers/Thunderbolts #1

Writer: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza Artist: Barry Kitson Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Mar 13, 2004

    Less a reintroduction and more of a continuation, the opening chapter to The Avengers/Thunderbolts is a finely crafted story with rich characterization dependent on Marvel history. It promises future issues to comprise a smooth, fun and thoughtful ride. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 12, 2004

    I expect I'm not overly surprised to see this opening issue taking the expected path, as in a miniseries entitled Avengers/Thunderbolts one almost expects the two teams are going to be at each other throats, as they have a rather storied history. I mean Baron Zemo led one of the most devastating attacks the Avengers have ever suffered through, and as such one doesn't expect the team to accept the idea that the Thunderbolts have turned over a new leaf. This issue also makes it pretty clear that Baron Zemo has something planned that the Avengers are going to have to put a stop to, and speaking as a lifelong fan of the comic book slugfest, I can tell you there's nothing quite as enjoyable as watching two teams of heroes going at in when both of them believe they are in the right. Now the plot does feel like it's moving down a rather predictable path, but than again it's a bit unfair to say this so early in the game, and the writers involved in this are both talented that I expect to be su Read Full Review

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