No Hero #4

Writer: Warren Ellis Artist: Juan Jose Ryp Publisher: Avatar Press Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Josh Carver is now a member of The Front Line, the only group of superhumans in the world. He's given up everything to get here, and he thinks he's paid the full price of admission. But now, he must be inducted into the most closely-held secrets in the world -- the true history of The Front Line, and the things the group have done under cover of darkness. He's being pulled in deeper than he'd imagined, and with every new answer he's being forced to re-examine how much he can really trust his new teammates. But more importantly -- can the team really trust HIM?

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Matthew McLean Feb 26, 2009

    In addition to this, the other elements of the No Hero continue to be excellent as well. Masterson continues to do and say things that make him seem more like Lex Luthor than Reed Richards while his organization continues to come under assault by a mysterious, but seemingly multinational, conspiracy. In addition to the Russians, it seems the Chinese are involved and, by the looks of things, an undetermined Spanish speaking country. The reveal of this last bit is intriguing as during an assassination attempt, the gunner yells out, "Basta," which roughly translates to, "Enough!" It would seem the world has gotten rid of the chokehold that Masterson and his Front Line have gotten on the planet via there super-abilities. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Mar 5, 2009

    "No Hero" continues, though, to move at a glacial pace and doesn't read as well in single issues as it no doubt will as a whole. After all, it is billed as "a serialised graphic novel," but even in issue-format, it's gripping and entertaining. The comedic moments in this issue really help it from going too overboard into melodrama, and help break the tension a bit. It's better to laugh at the guy with no skin than to cry for him, right? Read Full Review

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