Planet Skaar Prologue #1

Planet Skaar Prologue #1

Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Dan Panosian Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 20, 2009 Critic Reviews: 2
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Reed Richards just found out that the Hulk has a son. A great, big barbarian son named Skaar who's known nothing but blood and rage after being abandoned by his father to be born on fire on a war-torn alien planet. And now Skaar's coming to Earth, where a showdown with his father could literally split the globe in two. So with just twenty four hours to spare, Mr. Fantastic must determine how to face the advent of... PLANET SKAAR! Don't miss the perfect jumping on point for a brand new epic in which the Son of Hulk finally slashes straight into the heart of the Marvel Universe! PLUS, 8 pages of Director's Cut style extras! Parental Advisory …$3.99

  • 7.0
    The Comic Addiction - Corwin C. Crowl May 20, 2009

    Dan Panosian's art has a very flat feel that is similar to John Romita Jr. but it lacks a certain something to make it excel. He has not built a unique style that separates his work from the other artists. His panel layout, action and general storytelling proves Dan is a comic artist veteran and hopefully Planet Skaar can give the attention needed to elevate his status. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    IGN - Marc Diefenderfer May 20, 2009

    All of this ignores the comic's biggest offense, though, which is that there's really no reason for it to exist at all. It picks up a story that began in Skaar's own title and that will be continued there in a few weeks – so why the need for a separate comic? And, on top of that, why pad it out with "director's cut" material if nothing significant even happens? The answer, of course, is that this one-shot will attract more customers than just another issue of Skaar: Son of Hulk, and that more pages means Marvel can charge more money for the final product. Trust me, even if you're someone who's been following Skaar's adventures from the beginning, it's just not worth it. Read Full Review

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