A LITTLE MURDER PART 1 When a beloved Brooklyn neighborhood deli owner is murdered, Clint Barton wants justice, leading Hawkeye on a trail of Russian mobsters, former KGB assassins, big secrets, a very old friend...and a very big surprise!
In sum, Nicieza continues to offer in-depth character moments, but now adds spicier action and familiar faces to the mix. And with Bennett on pencils, this story is a precious reward for any Hawkeye or classic superhero fan. Read Full Review
Hawkeye is pulled into yet another mystery, and once again he learns there is more to the situation than meets the eye, as his murder victim starts to gain elements that make him less sympathetic than the kindhearted family man that Hawkeye starts the issue believing his to be. Of course the big hook of this story would be the debate about the idea of redemption, as both Hawkeye and his mystery guest/murderer were seen as villains when they first arrived on the scene, and both were given the opportunity to show themselves to be heroes, which in turn drove Hawkeye's later involvement in the Thunderbolts. However, this issue offers up a murder victim who appears to be responsible of criminal actions that earned him the title of the Butcher of Shir Khan, and while he made a new life for himself in America and looks to be a loving father and devoted husband, the question of whether he can escape his past makes for a wonderfully compelling standoff moment. It also brings up the question of Read Full Review
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