The B-Sides #1

Writer: Brian David-Marshall Artist: Brett Weldele, ChrissCross, Caesar Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 11, 2002

    There's not really all that much to say about this opening issue, as most of the issue is devoted to introducing its cast, and we don't really learn all that much about the trio that will make up this book's cast beyond getting a brief sample of their powers, and seeing that they are all outcasts thanks to their powers. Now I'm intrigued enough by this opening issue that I'll be giving the second issue a look, but truth be told as far as first issues go, this one could've done a stronger job presenting the idea that these characters are located on the bottom rung of the Marvel Universe. The book could've also done more with the small town setting that these characters inhabit, as we know very little about the town of Raven Perch when this issue ends beyond the fact that it's located in New Jersey. Still, there's some fun ideas here from the unusual powers that the cast are sporting, to the low rent Maxwell Lord that brings this group together, so the book does earn itself a mild recomm Read Full Review

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