Avengers #57

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Kieron Dwyer Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
8.0Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

World Trust, Part 1: New Alliances
The new team takes shape and deals with problems from the past.

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Aug 31, 2002

    The one misstep occurs in an overtly staged argument between Jack of Hearts and Ant Man. These heroes have never really interacted as far as I know. They have no animosity toward each other, and the tempers flaring line doesn't really seem quite plausible. Ms. Marvel's reminder of continuity regarding Jack's power is throwaway dialogue, but the majority of the The Avengers makes the heart pound. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 4, 2002

    Well Geoff Johns doesn't exactly knock it out of the park on his first issue, but there are some promising elements in this issue, starting with the inclusion of a couple welcome additions to the group. He also starts us off with a fairly promising idea as we see the Avengers are placed in a position of power that evokes memories of Mark Gruenwald's classic "Squadron Supreme". Plus, while he's your basic super-strong goon, thanks to a couple memorable battles with Spider-Man & the Hulk, Mister Hyde has always been a welcome face on the super-villain front, though I must lodge a protest about his running away when confronted by the Avengers. I realize this is the smart move, but Mister Hyde's never been the brightest bulb in the box, and he's never been one to shy away from a fight. The situation with the Scarlet Witch also has me quite intrigued, and that final page is certainly an unexpected revelation. Read Full Review

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