New Avengers #24 continues the trend of dull and meaningless Civil War tie-in issues. New Avengers has been stuck in neutral ever since the start of the Civil War mini-series. Unfortunately, it looks like we are still due several more pure filler issues. I can't wait for the New Avengers to return to telling interesting story arcs involving the Avengers. Unless you are a die-hard Bendis fan or a die-hard Civil War fan, I'd recommend waiting on buying the New Avengers until the Civil War has ended. Read Full Review
The artwork is also quite pretty, and Dean White's delicate colouring really enhances Pasqual Ferry's pencils, particularly in the tender scene which deals with how the Sentry's memory-wipe has affected his personal relationships (such as a now-forgotten fling with Crystal) and in the Iron Man/Sentry conversation, in which Ferry employs a reflections-within-reflections device which really helps to draw the reader in. Yes, it would have been nice if Adi Granov had been able to illustrate the whole issue, but since he's tied up with the Iron Man movie - and could have delayed the issue by months at his usual schedule - Ferry proves a solid replacement. Only the cover remains of Granov's work on the issue (although whoever horizontally flipped the image without remembering to correct the Sentry's symbol will be feeling pretty embarrassed by the "Z" that the character now appears to sport on his belt. Then again, maybe that's a comment on the soporific effects of the bulk of the issue's Read Full Review
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