However, the real reason why I'd recommend this series to new readers, is that it features some downright solid moments of interaction among its characters, as there's a great sequence in this issue where the Runaways discuss their future plans. As for the art, Adrian Alphona has emerged as a steady monthly artist, with a fine grasp on all the fundamentals of a good artist, from expressive characters, to a very powerful action sequence, when the Runaways runs up against a giant rock creature. The power of the final page is also largely due to the anguished faces of the characters. Read Full Review
I refuse to see Jo Chens cover as anything other than a Superman homage, updated for the audience this book deserves. Rather than a stalwart ubermensch lifting a pickup truck, we now have a little girl with children of the damned eyes holding up (of course) an SUV. Chens covers have followed the Marvel rubric of dramatic solo shots while also managing to tie in pretty well with the events facing the young characters inside. I wait impatiently for each new issue, and am so glad the first digest finally came out in Marvel Age. Read Full Review
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