Ultimate Iron-Man II #2

Writer: Orson Scott Card Artist: Pasqual Ferry Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 23, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Matt Allen Feb 13, 2008

    This series is a blast to read! There's so much plot and double crossing going on and it keeps you wondering what'll happen next. You have the nuke plans in place, a government conspiracy, and the conspirator of the Stark Industries attack! What's not to like? Issue #3 is gonna be awesome. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    IGN - Kevin Fuller Jan 23, 2008

    The story continues with Stark's quest to clear his father's name and the growing acrimony between him and the military. The interesting thing was that I wasn't really enjoying volume two as much as I did the original, which was weird, since I didn't sense any notable changes in Card's style. Then it dawned on me what it was. When I originally read volume one, I had done it all at once, which I think works better with the way Card writes. Card has a very deliberate and measured pace, methodically placing dominoes in a row before pushing them over. This can be misconstrued as boring, since you're getting a slow building payoff instead of the typical comic book system of multiple cliffhangers/resolutions mixed in. It's almost like being forced to watch an episode of Law & Order in 9 minute chunks every few days. While you still probably get the gist of what happened, the overall impact is severely lessened. That's why I'm going to make the rare recommendation to actually trade-wa Read Full Review

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