Thunderbolts #74

Writer: Fabian Nicieza Artist: Chris Batista Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 2, 2002

    A pretty solid finish to the Counter-Earth adventure, as Fabian Nicieza displays a good understanding of the idea that this team is made up of former criminals, and some of them aren't nearly as reformed as their teammates. Baron Zemo is especially evil in this issue as we see he's perfectly willing to sacrifice an entire world to secure a power base, and while his change of heart was a little too mawkish & overly sentimental for me to buy into, I enjoyed the opening look at how utterly evil Baron Zemo could be to be completely turned off by the happy ending that was tacked on to the character. The issue also offers up a great little scene where we see the Fixer isn't quite as heroic as one would like, as he's willing to sacrifice his teammates to save himself. In the end the question of which Earth would be destroyed was a non-issue, as Fabian Nicieza doesn't even destroy Counter-Earth, but the character moments were enough to keep me from being too disappointed by the rather uninspir Read Full Review

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