No Hero #2

Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Juan Jose Ryp Publisher: Avatar Press Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Josh Carver has been inducted into the Front Line, the world's only superhuman rescue and defense team, to strengthen the ranks after the mysterious deaths of two of its members. He's still recovering from the horror of his transformation into a superhuman when he discovers he has two new enemies -- whoever killed his late teammates, and his own body itself...

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Nov 3, 2008

    As with Black Summer, Ellis is using this book to explore issues of control and social responsibility through a superhero lens. Here, however, those notions look as though they might be taken to even more fascistic extremes, with the superhero elements given a far more sinister veneer than regular readers of superhero comics might be used to. Its still very much in the early stages, but No Hero is already shaping up to be a highly enjoyable and thought provoking read with interesting characters and a strong central concept. I look forward to seeing where it goes. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Oct 31, 2008

    The end of the issue points to the series speeding things up a little, but even the leisurely pace here isn't a big problem. Ellis and Ryp aren't just telling a story here. They're working to create a world that's believable, and are doing a good job at it. Read Full Review

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