New Avengers #13

New Avengers #13

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Mike Deodato, Howard Chaykin Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 8, 2011 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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The truth of the Avengers and their never-been-told-before origins have been revealed, but how will Nick Fury's shocking past save the life of an Avenger who's life hangs in the balance? One Avenger will be changed forever. Will they live or will they die?? And who is the new face of H.A.M.M.E.R.?!

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Alex Evans Jun 9, 2011

    Against all odds, we get a pretty good conclusion to what has been an absolutely horrible arc. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Jun 10, 2011

    Superia has injured Mockingbird, and we've been waiting three issues to see if she survives. They've been flashback issues illustrated by Howard Chaykin, so the wait has been somewhat ameliorated, but I was getting a little tired of all the hand-wringing. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Jun 23, 2011

    Let's see how the team deals with the Thing's transformation into a servant of the Serpent! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jun 8, 2011

    This issue doesn't offer much of the '50s Avengers, but on the flip side the other half of the arc was allowed to reach an unexpectedly strong finish. Certain aspects of the series remain very much in question, though, and the Fear Itself tie-in has plenty to prove. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jun 11, 2011

    Chalk this one up as an interesting experiment that didn't quite work. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Bin - Colin Andersen Jun 8, 2011

    This story hasbeen all over the place. That may be a misleading sentence to start with as New Avengers #13 is definitely not a badcomic, it just felt odd reading the story. Ive been a fan of the second volumeof the New Avengers since it began,but this particular story never quite grabbed me and I wasnt quite sure whyuntil this issue.This particular story arc dealtwith a double storyline of the New Avengers fighting a rogue, leftover group ofNorman Osborns HAMMER in the present while an alternate story dealt with NickFury assembling the first team of Avengers that no one knew existed andfighting the Red Skull in the 1950s. This is far from a new story-tellingtechnique and, when used right, can be used to very good effect. For anexample, see a recent Secret Avengersstory in which the flashbacks were interwoven in way that was actuallyincorporated into the story. In this issue however, the flashbacks are justkind of there to give the reader exposition for no particular reason; there isnte Read Full Review

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