Invincible #81

Writer: Robert Kirkman Artist: Ryan Ottley Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 27, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 8
8.2Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

Invincible continues making up for lost time while he was out in space fighting The Viltrumite War. His efforts bring him face-to-face with PowerPlex, who still blames Invincible for the death of his wife and son. The thing is, these days Invincible has plenty to be angry about as well, so things are about to get intense!

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Andrenn Jul 29, 2011

    Invincible is not just on back on track, its on track and giving the readers a great ride with this issue as things just look better and better. Kirkman's continuing development of Mark Grayson and as his view on the world changes is a huge step for the series. Fans of the character are going to read what may be the most important character moment in Invincible yet. As the character's view point changes it only means more great things for the readers. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Jul 31, 2011

    Invincible #81Posted: Sunday, July 31, 2011By: Shawn Hill Robert KirkmanRyan Ottley, Cliff Rathburn (i), Nick Koutsis (c)Image So, the Viltrumite war is over, with none of those rat bastards currently in evidence. All the bloody carnage and apocalypse scenarios and incredible cost of human life and damage to Mark's body are healed or being repaired, and despite all that excitement, the book is even better for it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Miguel Perez Jul 27, 2011

    Invincible's world keeps moving right along despite the insane battles that just wrapped up. And while it seems a shame to have an issue that doesn't completely utilize Ryan Ottley's artistic strength, it's moments like this that keep the book from becoming stale and repetitive. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Blake Petit Aug 2, 2011

    This isn't the way most superhero comics are written, but this isn't most superhero comics. Very strong issue with interesting portents for the future. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jul 29, 2011

    Invincible #81 is a throwback to an earlier age of comics that doesn't feel retro or rehashed, earning a very impressive 3.5 out of 5 stars overall. I truly worry about Mark after the last few months of this book, and that's a rare thing indeed" Read Full Review

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