Marvel Zombies Vol. 4 #4

Marvel Zombies Vol. 4 #4

Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Kev Walker Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 29, 2009 Critic Reviews: 2
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The Midnight Sons battle against the terrifying new mutation of the zombie virus side-by-side with...The Hood! Why does the trigger-happy Cabal member now fight for humanity? Could it have anything to do with the fact the dread Dormammu has abandoned him for a new, even more powerful minion? Or the frightening fact that the plague of undead is going to lay waste to the entire Marvel Universe? Parental Advisory …$3.99

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Jul 28, 2009

    Anyway, Walker's energetic pencils and heavy, distinctive inks are a worthy successor to Sean Phillips, and Van Lente's writing is vastly superior to anything Kirkman or Millar did with the concepts. This is a definite keeper, particularly if you like gory horror and have a fondness for '70s Marvel. This is the good stuff. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 7, 2009

    I really liked the final panel of this issue, but I have to say that I'm ambivalent to the overall miniseries. Despite liking these characters and the previous minis, I just didn't feel the love. It started strong, but came apart in the middle, and never really recovered enough for my tastes. Had this and the previous miniseries been one 6 issue series, I think we would have had a much stronger overall product. Fred Van Lente does excellent work with dialogue, but the plot doesn't quite gel for me. Also disturbing is the cover image, with a strangely proportioned Jennifer Kale looking like her spine will break under the weight of her pectoral regions. It's a disappointing book (especially from Van Lente, whom I have a great deal of love for after "MODOK's 11″) and with the imminent return of the original cast of Marvel Zombies, it feels like a good jumping off point for this franchise for me. Marvel Zombies 4 #4 earns 1.5 out of 5 stars overall, less through being b Read Full Review

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