Fear Itself: Wolverine #1

Fear Itself: Wolverine #1

Event\Storyline: Fear Itself Writer: Seth Peck Artist: Roland Bosche Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 6, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 6.5
    IGN - Poet Mase Jul 6, 2011

    This series is off to a decent start, but it would benefit greatly if Peck, Boschi, and Brown were able to transform some of the text into imagery in the next installment. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Jul 9, 2011

    Once again, the event itself is being used as a backdrop for an entirely unrelated story. There's arguably a thematic link, in that the lead characters are terrorists (who operate by inspiring fear) but that's a tenuous link to the most tenuous element of "Fear Itself." This might well turn out to be a perfectly serviceable Wolverine story " and certainly, it'll sell better off the back of the crossover " but all things considered, it's probably not going to be the story that readers are expecting. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jul 6, 2011

    The good news is that this seems to be quite strongly tied to Wolverine's new corner of the Marvel Universe (they even have a handy guide to the Wolverine books, treating them as their own sub-universe, apparently) using his supporting cast, and presumably staying true to his post-movie characterization. I don't normally read his books, but you can see where fans of the regular title would be gratified to have a coherent character. That said, I don't see why this wouldn't work within the Wolverine title, except to raise the units sold, and this particular corner of Fear Itself is pretty far removed from the central conceit of the story. All in all, though, it's a competently handled book, with intriguing art, but the execution of the story is talky and run-of-the-mill. Fear Itself: Wolverine #1 is designed to get the hardcore fans of the character while remaining accessible to the casual buyer, and it's good enough to get the job done, earning 2.5 out of 5 stars overall. I wasn't overc Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Victor Kutsenok Jul 13, 2011

    The art wasn't that bad but it wasn't spectacular either. Nothing really stood out to me. The cover wasn't half bad but the rest was forgettable. Read Full Review

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