War of Kings: Darkhawk #1

War of Kings: Darkhawk #1

Writer: C.B. Cebulski Artist: Harvey Tolibao Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 4, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
7.2Critic Rating
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As WAR OF KINGS approaches, the ascension of Darkhawk begins! New Warrior…Avenger…Intergalactic destroyer?! Chris Powell has been many things over his young life, but now he’s stepping up with a new life on the East Coast and a serious job at Project: P.E.G.A.S.U.S. But when his past comes back to haunt him and new information about his amulet and its legacy are violently brought to light, Darkhawk realizes he may have to face a much darker destiny that he ever realized. All this, plus the return of the Loners…and a reprint of DARKHAWK #1! You know how ANNIHILATION made you look twice at Nova (now star of a critically acclaimed series)? This is where Darkhawk takes off! Rated T+ …$3.99

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Hodum Feb 3, 2009

    Darkhawk and his amulet have become a total wild card. Pick up this series to find out exactly what the future has in store for Chris Powell and if the rest of the Marvel Universe will regret not having helped Darkhawk rein in powers until it's too late! Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    IGN - Kevin Fuller Feb 4, 2009

    In the end, I care about and am more interested in the character now than before I started reading. That's a key first step. I could moan all day about this being a blatant attempt to catch lightening in a bottle again (a la Nova), but I could care less as long as it's executed well, which it was. Here's hoping the big reveal next issue keeps the momentum going. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Feb 4, 2009

    For readers looking to get in on the ground floor of a space-faring adventure, this is a nice investment and enjoyable read, just as it would be for fans of the character. While I would not define this book as the best thing Marvel put out this week (it was a monstrous week for them) it is certainly an angst-filled adventure that will have repercussions for months to come. Read Full Review

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