Agent Carter: SHIELD 50th Anniversary #1

Agent Carter: SHIELD 50th Anniversary #1

Event\Storyline: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary Writer: Kathryn Immonen Artist: Rich Ellis Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 16, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 4
7.0Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

• Agent Carter is back in an all-new adventure that reveals her secret history with S.H.I.E.L.D.!
• When Dum Dum Dugan attempts to recruit her to S.H.I.E.L.D., will Peggy join up or go her own way?
• Operation S.I.N.'s crackerjack team of Kathryn Immonen and Rich Ellis return to the world of Peggy Carter!

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Sep 19, 2015

    So if you can get past the continuity, it's entertaining - but despite the bigger action scenes, it's not really up to the level of the TV show. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Crusaders - Dawn of Comics Sep 21, 2015

    Being a massive fan of the TV show, I was a little taken aback when I saw this issue, however the longer I read it the more I felt like I was reading about the Peggy I love. The bond between Peggy and Sif felt natural. Peggy refusing to join Shield and Fury telling her she would be a great asset or a serious threat was written well. Dum Dum and Peggy integrated perfectly. It's very well written and the art had that retro feel to it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Oscar Maltby Sep 21, 2015

    Agent Carter : S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary #1 is a solid addition to Marvel's celebration of a half-decade of espionage and intrigue for the spies in blue and white. Kathryn Immonen's script is refreshingly free of violence, somewhat let down by Rich Ellis' artwork. Ellis' occasionally confusing action and Rachel Rosenberg's questionable color palette leaves Agent Carter: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary #1 often unappealing to the eye, but there's a warmth that shines through to make it worth a read. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Sep 21, 2015

    "Agent Carter: S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary" #1 is a decent read and fine epilogue for Immonen and Ellis' work on "Operation S.I.N.", but it doesn't pack any lasting punches. It's great to see Sif in place, which further connects the comic book "S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary" specials and the "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." television series, but the story in "Agent Carter" #1 just seems like an inventory tale, keeping the license fresh and vital. I'm sure Immonen, Ellis, Rosenberg and Sabino would be able to craft more riveting adventures with more available real estate, and I hope they get that shot. Read Full Review

  • 5.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Sep 17, 2015

    It's always nice to see Peggy Carter given the spotlight in Marvel's comics, but this issue didn't do much to further her story or take advantage of the team-up with Lady Sif. The underwhelming conflict, and especially its poor resolution, take the wind out of this book's sails. Read Full Review

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