Secret Invasion: Inhumans #1

Secret Invasion: Inhumans #1

Event\Storyline: Secret Invasion Writer: Joe Pokaski Artist: Tom Raney Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 13, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Andrew C. Murphy Aug 13, 2008

    The final scene cuts to a Skrull warship, and the Skrull empire's own personal version of Josef Mengele. To make him extra creepy, it looks like they tried to turn him into a Super-Skrull, but only got so far as a single Thing leg. He's trying to create the ultimate weapon, and you just know what"or rather, who"is going to be the power source… Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Aug 12, 2008

    The series doesn't seem to be heading in any surprising direction, but it's extremely well-executed and establishes the strange incestuous wonder of the Inhumans as well as any series in recent memory. It's nice to see the Inhumans get their groove back, and if it took a Skrull invasion to do it, that's okay with me. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Kevin Fuller Aug 13, 2008

    This series is not for everyone. It doesn't seem to be all that connected to the main Secret Invasion story, with the possible exception of Black Bolt's role as a member of the Illuminati. Still, Pokaski did his research, so the characters are true to form, which may be enough if you're a big enough Inhumans fan. For others, it's simply another iteration of the same general Skrull story we've seen countless times at this point. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Mark J. Hayman Aug 12, 2008

    I should also mention the pristine quality of the preview copy. Recently, many PDF transfers have suffered miserably, by accident or design, and been all but unreadable. My sincerest regards to Marvel's publicity office for reversing this trend and allowing the art to stand or fall on its own merit (a little of both in this case). Read Full Review

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