T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #9

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Dan Panosian, amp, Mike Grell, amp, Nick Dragotta Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 20, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Death finally claims one of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents! Dark secrets about the history of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. surface as the Iron Maiden continues her assault on the team. Featuring guest art from Mike Grell and Nick Dragotta!

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Grant McLaughlin Jul 22, 2011

    I would urge you to give this book a chance if you haven't already given it a look. The current storyline began in issue #7 and has been incredibly approachable for new readers. Virtually everything Nick Spencer touches these days seems to turn to gold, and T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents is one of the best examples of why that's the case. Every issue has made for a great read, and the only thing holding this back from being Must Read is the loss of CAFU and those extra pages. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Nick Hanover Aug 1, 2011

    T.H.U.N.D.E.R Agents #9Posted: Monday, August 1, 2011By: Nick Hanover Nick SpencerDan Panosian, Mike Grell, Nick Dragotta, Brad Anderson (c), Val Staples (c), Lee Loughridge (c)DC The past several issues of Nick Spencer's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents have been structured around the conflict between Silver Age sentimentality and modern sensibilities, a conflict explicitly laid out right at the beginning with Len's acknowledgment that his fundamental flaw as Dynamo is that he "was always so damn trusting." Where other epic heroes fall due to their hubris, the original Dynamo, as depicted by Spencer, fell because he couldn't adapt to the modern era, where trust is a weakness rather than a virtue. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Jul 24, 2011

    Despite barely scraping in any new information, Spencer has enough technical skill to deliver a fairly intriguing issue, though it's a huge relief this arc finally wraps up next issue. Read Full Review

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