Amazing Fantasy #1

Writer: Kaare Andrews Artist: Kaare Andrews Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 28, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 19
8.1Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

Red Room Black Widow, teenage Spider-Man, World War II Captain America - the most iconic versions of your favorite Marvel characters from across time and space all wake up on an island of intrigue, darkness and...Amazing Fantasy. Are they dead? Are they dreaming? Or have they truly been transported to another fantastical realm? And is there any way for them to return home?
This isn't just a love letter to your favorite Marvel eras, it's a reinvestment in the seminal characters you've always loved, plucked from their quintessential timelines. Brought to you by KAARE ANDREWS, this is the one yo more

  • 9.6
    Comic Watch - Kyle David Aug 4, 2021

    If you are a fan of the Conan comics or the more fantasy themed Marvel books such as Thor or Doctor Strange, then Amazing Fantasy is definitely for you. From it's cover homage to classic fantasy novels you tend to find frayed and yellowed at the back of a secondhand book store to the longhaired muscled men and the half bird/half horse beasts it's one heck of a journey. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jul 28, 2021

    Amazing Fantasy #1 is absolutely fantastic. The art is great. The story is entertaining and fun. It sets up a story that honors the pulp roots it comes from. This is a comic to pick up, relax, and just enjoy these summer months. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jul 26, 2021

    Amazing Fantasy #1 bends time and space for its unique tale, featuring beloved Marvel heroes encountering a world of sword and sorcery. This is one of the more unique Marvel debuts in history and I look forward to seeing where Andrew takes this tale. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Jul 26, 2021

    Amazing Fantasy is the start of a fun series that is self-contained enough for brand new readers who love these characters to jump on board for. From an artistic standpoint, Andrews is doing interesting things visually while characterizing each hero well. Amazing Fantasy perfectly exudes old-fashioned charm. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Jul 29, 2021

    Amazing Fantasy #1 gives us an engaging storyline by taking classic heroes out of their comfort zone. Great work here by Kaare Andrews. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 28, 2021

    Andrews has a great visual style that comes forth in this issue. There are great moments that harken back to both classic comics from the 60's and 70's to the beautiful pulp fantasy art of the 50's. The style is perfect for this story and I love the classic feel of it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Jul 26, 2021

    In some ways, the idea of this book may sound like a bit of a mutt; combining Captain America, Black Widow high on the "success" of her solo movies and the ever popular Spider-Man feels odd as I am not sure how, at least in this stage of the respective heroic career's of each how or even why the trio are connected. When you cast that idea aside however, you are left with a book that looks glorious and reads well for a jig sawed start to this mini-series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Aug 3, 2021

    I would recommend this one if you are a fan of any of the Avengers and want to see them in a new setting with more of a fantasy bent than you would normally. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Jul 29, 2021

    Three different stories with distinct art styles and tones merge together into a cohesive whole that may entice returning fans of Marvel as well as those just joining in on the franchise. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    BGCP - David Myles Jul 28, 2021

    As you can tell from my gushing above, I really enjoyed Amazing Fantasy #1. Above all, Andrews' love for each hero is incredibly apparent and even though the characters are pulled directly from notable eras of the comic vaults, this book is very accessible and easy to recommend to new and old readers alike. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Geek'd Out - Nico Sprezzatura Jul 28, 2021

    Something that impressed me about Amazing Fantasy #1 is the diversity of visual styles displayed throughout by Andrews. Each story begins with their own stylized vignette that shows where they were before being whisked away to the island, and they all look distinct and unique from one another. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Logan Moore Jul 28, 2021

    If you're looking for something associated with Marvel that is still unique compared to everything else available at the current moment, Amazing Fantasy could be just what you're looking for. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Jul 28, 2021

    Amazing Fantasy #1 is an interesting -- but also frustrating -- start. It completes the job of shuffling a trio of "greatest hits" superheroes into a world of high fantasy, but the hows, whys, and "what's next"s remain unanswered. Sound writing makes the introduction tolerable, and beautifully diverse art provides the cherry on top that makes this issue worth reading. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jul 28, 2021

    The action is enjoyable and the artwork is suitably gritty, but there's nothing in this first issue that really qualifies as amazing or fantasy. Genre enthusiasts might enjoy the series once it is collected in a single volume, but there is little here to stir the souls of newcomers and inspire one to deliver a barbaric yawp. Read Full Review

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