Marvel Action: Origins #1

Writer: Chris Eliopoulos Artist: Lanna Souvanny Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: January 27, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
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Share the most important moments in Marvel history with young readers-two at a time! tFirst up: a science exhibit and a spider bite change Peter Parker's life forever when he becomes Spider-Man!And if that weren't enough-find out what set Thanos on his path of conquest!

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Feb 5, 2021

    The dark muted colors chosen for the narrative of Thanos gives the story a feeling of danger and disaster. However, there is a nice contrast between the colors used for Thanos and the bright colors associated with the Avengers. It gives a nice push/pull between hope and despair. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Jason Flatt Feb 3, 2021

    Marvel Action: Origins #1is a great introduction to two famous Marvel characters for new readers as well as a nice, albeit truncated, retelling for longtime fans to enjoy. The stories, especially Thanos's, may miss a couple of beats, but the art is particularly excellent and really plants these decades-old stories firmly in modernity. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Feb 3, 2021

    Marvel Action Origins tells a familiar story to a young modern audience will great skill and finesse. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cat Wyatt Feb 3, 2021

    Marvel Action: Origins #1 is a heartbreaking and compelling issue, one that quickly and comfortably consolidates an entire origin story into one issue, while still having room to talk about an iconic villain's goals in life. The bold artwork helps to support this tale, making it memorable while hitting one right in the feels. Read Full Review

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