Incredible Hulk #71

Writer: Bruce Jones Artist: Mike Deodato Jr. Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 12, 2004

    A somewhat confusing opening chapter as Bruce Jones seems more interested in offering up curious plot devices and ulterior motives than in laying out a clear path for this story to take. Now I'd be more intrigued by this approach if it hadn't been the established pattern that he's been using for pretty much his entire run, as I've reached the point where I find myself wondering if he could even tell a story that didn't require one to continually reorientate oneself in a bid to figure out where the story is heading. Still, there are enough interesting ideas at play here that I'm hopeful that he's got a clear picture of where he's taking us, as the idea that Stark Industries is messing about with gamma radiation makes for a solid plot device to draw Banner into the mix, and the last page makes it clear that Tony is behaving out of character for a reason. Plus, the potential of a big, old-fashioned throw-down between the Hulk and Iron Man is enough to keep me on board. However, this issue Read Full Review

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