Avengers/Thunderbolts #3

Writer: Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Apr 30, 2004

    With this issue, Tom Grummett takes over, but you'll hear no complaints from me. Shucking the weird angular look he gave to his recent DC titles, Mr. Grummett provides a traditional look to the heroes based upon proportion, scale and human anatomy. The technique compliments the tale. The idea is original. The players are from the old school, and any jarring bad art claiming to be style would ruin not just the aesthetic but also the intelligence, the wit and the depth. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 10, 2004

    I've been reading comics for long enough that I've seen literally hundreds of evil master-plans where a villain stands perched on the verge of unleashing a device that would give them control over the entire planet, but this marks the first time I've seen a hero actually lend them a helping hand. I mean I guess one could look upon this as Tony giving Baron Zemo enough rope to hang himself, as stepping in to early would allow Zemo to claim that the Avengers prejudices blinded them to the promise of his device, but once he starts acting like a villain, than the Avengers have every reason to drop the hammer on him, though thanks to the activation of the device one has to wonder if they would have to power they need to accomplish this, especially if Zemo taps into the massive power stores that he's building. In any event there's enough intrigue and the potential for betrayal in the air that I have to say I'm delighted by the sense of uncertainty that is in the air, as I'm not really sure w Read Full Review

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