Agents Of Atlas #4

Writer: Jeff Parker Artist: Leonard Kirk Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 6, 2009 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.2Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

What a difference a half-century makes: As the Agents of 1958 find themselves battling deep behind the Iron Curtain, the Agents of today are locked in mortal conflict with Captain America! And if Bob Grayson loses his mind, that may very well be the end for the Agents of today! Rated T …$2.99

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jun 6, 2009

    Criminally underrated, and excellent as always. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Jim May 11, 2009

    Another good issue. Next issue looks like a good time to start on this series if you have not been picking this up. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Alex Evans May 8, 2009

    Captain America's reasons for attacking Atlas are still weak at best. Sure it “makes sense,” but it doesn't have anything at all personal behind it. Furthermore, Cap is written terribly in this issue, coming across as an incredibly bland and even bumbling character. Cap fighting Atlas just looks absurd and it isn't convincing. Atlas is just doesn't fit in the central Marvel Universe, and as a result, you get unintentional comedy like Captain America getting sucked up by a flying saucer's tractor beam or Cap whining about a “Day the Earth Stood Still-esque” robot's arms hugging him too tightly. It just looks ridiculous and doesn't work in the slightest.The Bottom-Line: The 1958 side of the issue is lots of fun, but the modern day portion is a laughable mess. That said, this is still a relatively enjoyable issue in an incredibly unique title and the art is more gorgeous than ever. That said, considering how bad Cap was, I'm really not looking for Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy May 5, 2009

    All in all, this is an average issue that could have used more forward momentum for my tastes. We spend an awful lot of time inside Bucky/Cap's head with no real payoff, dramatically or narratively. And next issue promises to be a slugfest, so who knows how much actual development we'll get there, either. Read Full Review

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