Human Torch #6

Writer: Karl Kesel Artist: Skottie Young Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 2, 2003

    I finished this issue rather annoyed at Karl Kesel as he took what had been a fairly engaging debate about the responsible use of a dangerous power, and than offers up the easy out by having the guilty party kill themselves. Now I realize that there's only so much room for him to deal with this question, and the solution that he did pick resolved the story, with what I suspect was supposed to be an emotionally powerful punch. However, speaking as a reader who was finding the debate rather interesting I couldn't help but feel a bit cheated by how the story was manipulated so that Rose was driven to kill herself. I mean is there a reason why Donnor would chose that moment to step out of the shadows and reveal her presence except for the fact that it would drive Rose over the edge? Is there a reason why Rose suddenly decides to drive her truck into that tree except for the fact that it conveniently remove Mike from the picture so she can run off and kill herself with anyone making a move Read Full Review

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