T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Vol. 2 #1
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T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Vol. 2 #1

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Wes Craig Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 30, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 8
6.9Critic Rating
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One of the most critically acclaimed series of the past year returns with a new #1 issue that serves as a great jumping-on point for new readers!What kind of people willingly become Super Heroes, knowing that their powers will eventually kill them? That's the question this new 6-part miniseries will explore as the team must face off against the Warlord and his Subterraneans! Nick Spencer (Morning Glories, Ultimate X-Men) teams with rising star Wes Craig for a twisted= tale of super heroics, espionage, and action!

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Grant McLaughlin Dec 4, 2011

    It's only one issue, but it really feels like Spencer has regained his stride. It picks up exactly where T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #10 left off, but it also feels like the series is getting some real direction again, which is a welcome sight. I can't wait to see what comes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero Nov 30, 2011

    The T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents are back. As a new reader, there was plenty to grab my attention as the concept of the story is introduced in a way that doesn't slow down the story for readers familiar with the characters Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Nov 30, 2011

    Smartly and lovingly written as always, but still struggling to assert itself in a renewed universe. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Crave Online - Andy Hunsaker Dec 1, 2011

    CRAVE ONLINE RATING: 7.9/10 Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Bin - Koppy McFad Dec 27, 2011

    Like the first series, this miniseries may actually read much better when it is collected in a trade paperback. Sadly, there probably won't be another sequel. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Erik Norris Nov 30, 2011

    Long-time readers of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents will most likely find plenty to enjoy in this first issue. For the newcomers, you might come away confused by the book's turn of events, but the solid character work found within should be enough to bring you back for at least one more issue to see where things go from here. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Dec 1, 2011

    "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents" #1 might have been slightly better received if it was "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents" #11, but as a new #1 I'm not convinced it hits the mark. For those who have read the previous volume of "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents" published earlier this year, though, it's like seeing an old friend again. Hopefully later issues will be a little more new-reader friendly. Provided, of course, that new readers give it one more shot. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Dec 1, 2011

    I went into this book expecting a jumping on point as it was billed as such, but the series feels like it has the weight of many years behind it. There is an appeal to that since it means there's a lot of material to work with for storylines, but it's a very inaccessible book in a big way, unlike most others that I've read that try to go this route since it's not as firmly entrenched in the familiar. I liken it to how I felt about the Legion book upon the relaunch as it was in a similar situation, running for several issues prior to the relaunch which just carried on as normal with a quick nod towards the bigger picture. What I came away with here is that if you weren't reading the book that ran through August before the relaunch, not much here is going to make sense. It has a certain potential with it as I liked the Suberranea area and some of what we get between Toby and Colleen, but the majority of it just felt like a jumbled and inaccessible mess. Read Full Review

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