Civil War: Front Line #7

Event\Storyline: Civil War Writer: Paul Jenkins Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Oct 19, 2006

    I realise that I've said nothing about the art so far, but if you've seen any of Front Line has provided then you'll know what to expect. Steve Lieber's art on "The Accused" still stands out as the most effective given the tone that Front Line seems to be aiming for, and the sequences this issue which see Speedball slipping in and out of consciousness and remembering his past in flashback are carried off particularly well. Ramon Bachs still does well with his work on "Embedded," lending the characters more definition through his artwork that Jenkins' text manages to supply (his dishevelled Urich is a particular success, and Floyd looks suitably wrung-out but unrepenting in her holding cell), and both artists ensure that this Jenkins' stronger storytelling for these two sections of the book with this issue are matched with their best work so far. This being Front Line, though, there have got to be a couple of clangers in there, and the war poetry section continues to astound with its Read Full Review

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