Secret Warriors #1

Secret Warriors #1

Event\Storyline: Secret Empire Writer: Matthew Rosenberg Artist: Javi Garron Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 10, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 21
8.0Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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A SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!
Captain America has been revealed to be an agent of Hydra - and he's coming after Inhumans!
S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Daisy Johnson, a.k.a. QUAKE, wants no part of Hydra, so she goes underground, teaming up with MS. MARVEL, MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR, KARNAK and INFERNO to set things right - for the Inhumans, but also for the entire country!
Penned by rising star Matthew Rosenberg (Kingpin, Rocket Raccoon, 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank) and drawn by the immensely talented Javier Garrón (Death of X, Inhumans vs X-Men), SECRET WARRIORS is one part coming-of-age story, one part spy-thriller, all action and all heart. Don' more

  • 10
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge May 11, 2017

    Mobilized, angry, and chock full of great character moments (Karnak meeting Moon Girl will leave you snorting like a dork), Secret Warriors #1 is the right team for the right time in today's dark and divisive comics landscape. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon May 10, 2017

    Secret Warriors is one of the best things to spin out of Secret Empire so far, and it really helps flesh that story out. I honestly don’t know how someone could read one without the other. This book stands as an examination of a more intimate betrayal of trust, reminding readers that smaller stories that still have big implications are historically some of the best in Marvel history. You only need to look to the original Secret Warriors for proof. Matthew Rosenberg is solidifying himself as one of the best writers in Marvel’s stable right now, and artist Javier Garron is certainly no slouch, either. Secret Warriors #1 is on track to be the definitive Daisy Johnson story, and that’s a very, very exciting thing. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck May 15, 2017

    The series is fast and furious, and aside from the brutal nature of the fight, I like the team she's assembling and the fact that they get to be heroes. I enjoyed this issue a lot and am looking forward to future installments. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Nerds On The Rocks - Logan Dalton May 11, 2017

    Secret Warriors #1 is a flashy superpowered action filled hymn of resistance against fascism from Matthew Rosenberg, Javier Garron, and Israel Silva. And it kicks off a fairly awkward assembling the team arc that isnt your typical roll-call issue of Avengers or Justice League. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke May 10, 2017

    A good first issue with strong dialogue and plenty of action. That said, where is this going? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    We Got This Covered - Christian Bone May 10, 2017

    Secret Warriors #1 delivers a snappy, fast-paced story with the highlight being the fun dynamic between its kickass female lead characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett May 12, 2017

    The first issue is pretty solid and has me looking forward to this team post Secret Empire. It has some of the vibe of the original series but also a bit more light hearted style to it all, which helps eleviate the seriousnous and dour feeling of the main series. This is a team that feels like it's going to be fun and gives us heroes we can actually cheer on. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicWow!TV - Huck Talwar May 12, 2017

    This is a great issue to start off the series. I'm not completely sure how this will link directly to Secret Empire, but I'm sure subsequent issues will tell. Fans of the original Secret Warriors, don't expect this one to relate much to the previous. There aren't any solid links, but this is a great story nonetheless. The plot looks promising, so we'll have to keep reading to find out what Daisy does with her new team! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Spectrum - Shawn Hoklas May 13, 2017

    That team consists of other Inhumans Ms. Marvel, Moon Girl and Karnak. Not that it's a bad thing, but this so far feels like another Inhuman book with a touch of S.H.I.E.L.D. thrown in because of Daisy's leadership. The team works together well, and if you're loving the current Inhumans books and Secret Empire, this should appeal to you. On the other hand, if you're not reading any of the Inhumans books or Ms. Marvel, and adding in the fact that you do need to have an understanding of Secret Empire, there's quite a large potential barrier to entry for new readers who are not “all in” on the books tied to this one. The bottom line is this is not really a good standalone read, but may be more enjoyable if you're reading the other titles in the family. Read Full Review

  • 5.7
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 10, 2017

    Fans of the original Secret Warriors comic will need to keep their expectations firmly in check for Vol. 2. This new series shares little in common with its predecessor and settles for delivering a generic, slow-paced team building story. Whether as a follow-up to the original series or a companion to Secret Empire, the new Secret Warriors is a disappointment. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    jtefft May 10, 2017

    What a great surprise. I was looking forward to this book and my expectations were exceeded right out of the gate. Excellent team assembly and interactions, full of characters I know and love but still managing to develop them throughout. The art fits the story very well. Good looking book. I'm excited about this one and have it firmly affixed in my pull list.

  • 8.5
    FT Metler May 10, 2017

    Great dialogue, interesting mix of heroes with fun reveals, jump off the page action - I loved it. Wasn't expecting to pick it up and so glad I did. Rosenberg is totally in his element and clearly enjoying it (his afterword is good fun too)! Great use of the heroes involved - best part I've read of the Secret Empire story so far.

  • 8.5
    supercoolyeah May 10, 2017

    I was expecting a big flop. So I was very very surprised to see that this comic book actually worked. I love how Quake has grown into this cool agent. Ms. Marvel and Moon Girl add some youthfulness and Karnak is just all around awesome. I can't wait to see if this comic keeps up the momentum. Rosenberg's story gives us a glimpse of U.S. Hydra. and the art of Garron and coloring of Silva is very refreshing. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!!!!

  • 9.0
    Pants24 May 11, 2017

    Did IGN think this was a sequal to Hickman's Secret Warriors and got butthurt when they realized he wasn't writing? That's the only thing I can think of for such the low score. My only beef with this book is the colors seem a bit too bright for how dark the script really is.

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  • 7.0
    Granfalloon May 10, 2017

    I wouldn't say this is a must-read. It didn't really hook me as yet. But I enjoyed it enough to check out issue 2.

  • 9.0
    Wolf Warner May 11, 2017

    This quirky team has a new reader in me. I'm adding this to pull list ASAP!. Karnak and Moongirl will make for interesting moments I'm sure! Daisy's solo mentality will clash no doubt clash with Ms Marvel's idealism. And oh yeah The Inhuman Torch AKA Inferno was a brilliant moniker penned by Matthew Rosenberg!!!! Awesome intro issue

  • 9.0
    freemanlouis7 May 16, 2017

    Beautiful to look at, fast pace start without a bunch of reintroducing familiar characters.

  • 8.5
    Jack's Yattering May 14, 2017

    While the RESURREXION initiative is proving to be very uneven, both in creativity and quality, for Marvel's X-Books, its Inhuman-led books have been solid across the board. SECRET WARRIORS #1 continues this trend with another great premiere issue. The story, while being a tie-in to a larger event is a fun, well-written origin story for the new Secret Warriors team. Add to that some really creative pencil work from Javi Garron (seriously, Ms. Marvel's debut, this issue, was the absolute coolest I've ever seen her look...seeing her from the perspective of a frightened Hydra agent) and SECRET WARRIORS promises to be another, outstanding, addition to Marvel's resurrected Inhuman books. SCORE: 8.5

  • 4.0
    Sav May 13, 2017

    The art's good. That's it. Nothing is explained well. The team forms even though they don't want to or like each other (classic terrible writing: 'oooh we hate each other but we need each other too which will open up some great plot twists later and this type of drama is super original as well') The fighting is choppy, particularly near the end where everyone is standing around but supposedly fighting a giant compound filled with Hydra. And somehow that compound was "daunting" but it took less than half a page to break everyone out. AND, by the way, you're not a secret when you leave a giant path of destruction in your wake. Horrible intro to this series. It's like a child wrote it. But like I said, the art's good

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