Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel #1
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Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel #1

Writer: Kevin Grevioux Artist: Mat Broome Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 5, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2
6.7Critic Rating
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An unstoppable super-villain attacks New York City--and the Mighty Avengers fall before him! Now Iron Man races to find the only man who's ever defeated Anti-Man-- THE BLUE MARVEL...a hero the world hasn't seen since 1961! Will Tony Stark uncover the truth behind Blue Marvel's disappearance...and will Blue Marvel ever recover from it?

  • 7.3
    IGN - Daniel Crown Nov 5, 2008

    In the end, I can't think of a better time for this type of story to surface. We're at a crossroads in America and in some ways Legend of the Blue Marvel can help to accentuate both past sins and the resurgence of hope. The story itself suffers at times, specifically in the opening pages, but the message at its heart is thought provoking enough to make up for any shortcomings. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray/Thom Young Nov 4, 2008

    Though it has its own melodramatic moments and may not play as well to a 2008 reader's ear as it did in 1971, Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams's "Beware My Power" from Green Lantern #87 is far superior to Adam: Legend of the Blue Marvel in presenting a racially charged and controversial story set in the Civil Rights era. Your money would be better spent seeking out that classic comic book tale in some form (such as a reprint) than it would if you were to fork out four dollars for this retro offering. Read Full Review

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