House Of M #7

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Olivier Coipel, various inkers Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
3.5Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Oct 19, 2005

    Yes, finally something significant has happened in House of M, but it has somehow produced one of the series weakest issues. It only goes to show that big twist endings and universe altering cliffhangers are no substitute for a decent, well-paced and well-written story, or for an artist who can gel with his material well enough that we can follow the densely-populated narrative without having to repeatedly study certain panels for clarification of what exactly is happening. Its no coincidence that all the buzz around House of M is now focused on how this cliffhanger is going to affect other titles and properties in the Marvel Universe, rather than how the story Bendis is telling is eventually going to resolve itself..., and that alone should clue you in as to the worthiness of the tale which is being spun here. For once, the writing seems stronger than the visuals in House of M, and Coipel couldnt have picked a worse time to have an off-day. A missed opportunity art-wise, and Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Oct 17, 2005

    And really, nothing could save this tripe. The final page replays issue one of this series, and is such an obvious deck-clearing move it possesses zero suspense. Next month: the X-Men will still be here, and Wolverine will still be in every book. Plus, more mini-series! That crazy witch! What was she thinking? Read Full Review

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