Avengers #675

Avengers #675

Writer: Mark Waid, Al Ewing, Jim Zub Artist: Pepe Larraz Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 10, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 24 User Reviews: 27
7.5Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

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AVENGERS goes WEEKLY for the stunning sixteen-part saga that will write the end of an era!
The Earth has been STOLEN! The sky burns while mysterious cosmic objects crash down from above, wreaking havoc across the world! The Avengers are the last line of defense between Earth and the mysterious forces threatening to tear it apart. It's time to ASSEMBLE! The teams you know and love from AVENGERS, UNCANNY AVENGERS, U.S.AVENGERS and OCCUPY AVENGERS come together to face a threat beyond any they've faced before in a weekly epic adventure that will define the future of Earth's Mightiest Heroes!
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  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jan 11, 2018

    But it's a very entertaining mystery (the best kind!), and I'm in for the long haul. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Critical Blast - Michael 'Ace' M... Jan 13, 2018

    We still have a long way to go with No Surrender, but I really enjoyed this first issue. Great art, exciting story, compelling character moments, and a lot of mysteries left to be answered. I do have some concerns about paying $5 or $4 for the sixteen weeks for one story, but if it all stays self-contained that is far better than many events and crossovers Marvel has done. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Chaston Jan 14, 2018

    This is exactly what you want from a superhero story. The world is in danger and the heroes have to come together to save it. For the Avengers, it almost seems like it's been too long since we got this kind of story on such a grand scale. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comic Crusaders - Kevin Given Jan 11, 2018

    There can be no bigger threat to this earth than what is conveyed in this issue. The mighty marvel heroes have to step up to the plate and have to hit a home run. There can be no room for errors in this epic tale of catastrophic events. Anyone who ever was an Avenger is called to active duty and if even one of them doesn't respond then it could mean the end of mankind! The stakes were never higher for this world, earth, Terra Firma, the big blue marble. It's at this point that these former Avengers"to be continued! It's an intense issue and great reading! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comicosity - Doug Zawisza Jan 11, 2018

    Larraz and Curiel give readers plenty of those breath-stealing, big-screen moments, propelling Avengers #675 into a cinematic, pre-credits hurry. This is no more a standalone issue than the first issue of the historic Crisis on Infinite Earths. Avengers #675 isnt as lush, nor does it quite feel like it is on the same scale. At least not yet. This is a great start, the weekly pace should battle any story or memory atrophy, and the character assortment has enough for every reader to find an anchor. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jan 10, 2018

    Go big or go home feels like the underlying motto of the first issue and this one kicks off what seems like an intriguing mystery and delivers us surprises too. Underlying it all is fun. I was skeptical about this event series but after this first issue, I'd be lying if I didn't want to read more. Thankfully with a weekly event, I won't have to wait long for that. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Comicsverse - Alex Bisignaro Jan 10, 2018

    AVENGERS #675 starts with a bang and ends in a mystery. While there is more action than characterization in this book, I found it compelling enough to have me wanting more. The artwork is spectacular and is the highlight of the issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DisKingdom.com - Roger Palmer Jan 15, 2018

    This “No Surrender” storyline kicks off with a bang, with loads of action, loads of heroes and a huge question hanging over the entire Marvel universe that had me wanting to jump to the next panel instantly and by being weekly, it will keep me entertained. This first issue completely sold me on getting invested in this story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jan 15, 2018

    The story throws the reader into the story will no build, which was exciting, but also causes confusion with the bloated cast. Thankfully, the cast shrinks considerably, allowing an easier time for readers in future installments. The visuals are the highpoint of this issue, which dazzle in every panel. I've not read an Avengers comic in decades, so I'm looking at this story as my re-entry to the series. There are many promises begun in this issue that I hope to see delivered. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jan 10, 2018

    A good first issue that has an event-vibe and stuffs a lot of characters into it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Brandon J. Griffin Jan 13, 2018

    This is a big, bold project for Marvel and these creators. Avengers starts its now weekly story in a classic comic book structure and pace. This issue is much more than merely copying and pasting a handful of comics into one. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 10, 2018

    If you've been feeling apathetic about the state of the Avengers franchise in Marvel Legacy, the "No Surrender" offers new hope. While straightforward and focused more on spectacle than characters, this first chapter starts the crossover off on solid footing. If nothing else, it's clear that Marvel's Avengers writers are working closely in sync to bring this latest conflict to life. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    The Lost Lighthouse - thelostlighthouse Jan 11, 2018

    Avengers#675 (orAvengers: No Surrender #1) is off to a good start, and with the writers involved and the art so far there is a lot of promise forNo Surrender.Hopefully the weekly format will allow for it to remain interesting, unlike the often delayed big events that lose steam over the course of the months they take to play out. This is well worth your time, so pick it up at your LCS now! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    All-Comic - Milo Milton Jefferies Jan 14, 2018

    Thanks to some stunning artwork and an interesting hook, as well as the sheer spectacle of seeing so many characters pulled together for an event of cataclysmic proportions, Avengers #675 goes big and succeeds. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Nov 12, 2017

    It has its flaws, and it has many storytelling tropes of modern Marvel that desperately need to be given a rest, but Avengers #675 is a fairly entertaining and compelling read. I can go on and on about everything hateful and anti-consumer about a weekly book being kicked off with a $4.99 price tag, but I'm here to evaluate the story itself. It works for the most part, and I can recommend it to you if you are a die-hard Avengers fan who can't bring themselves to miss an issue. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jan 11, 2018

    Avengers #675 gives us more questions than it does answers, but I’ll be damned if it isn’t a good-looking book that keeps its heroes’ characterization intact. In the capable hands of writers like Jim Zub, Al Ewing, and Mark Waid and under the watchful and colorful pencils and brushes of Pepe Larraz and David Curiel, I am confident that “No Surrender” will be a fitting swan song for this era of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Let’s just hope that next issue finds more meat on the bones of this story and less coasting on great artwork and characterization. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Jrs1003 Jan 11, 2018

    Overall, the No Surrender crossover is off to a strong start, but could use some refining in future issues. If you're looking for an exciting, visually appealing book, this crossover is the one for you. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    411Mania - John Pumpernickel Jan 18, 2018

    While not quite "Must Read", "No Surrender" is a solidly good book with a twist of "hope things pick up next issue". Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Doom Rocket - Don Alsafi Jan 12, 2018

    That's perhaps the saddest thing of all. This may, in the end, turn out to be a great Avengers story! But the way it's been positioned is deeply at odds with the stability the industry, right now, needs. Read Full Review

  • 6.4
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jan 11, 2018

    In short, Avengers #675 gets the job done, setting up the big threat, taking time to assemble some characters who need a little screentime and love, and does so with mostly solid art. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Branden Murray Jan 15, 2018

    The art looks great, has a classic Marvel feel to it almost, and if this was 3.99 I'd say go for it for it based on that alone. But the classic characters I want to see aren't here, and if we're following the characters on the last splash page, that I haven't cared much about since All New All Different kicked off, I'm leaning towards just being out on this altogether, and I'll read a Wiki when it's all over with to see what happened and why. Wake me up when things go back to normal again … that's the point Im at with some of this Marvel stuff right now, that's not a focused solo adventure I'm already enjoying. I'll be saving my money for Infinity personally, which will be the Marvel event Im focused on, until I see what's next, because for Marvel, much like Winter in Game of Thrones, a relaunch is coming. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Beat - Alexander Jones Jan 11, 2018

    Avengers #675 may not be the most exciting debut ever but this is an interesting experiment Marvel is taking with the Avengers franchise and I'm excited to see where the publisher could be going next. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Source by SuperHeroStuff - Matt Amerling Jan 17, 2018

    This issue is one of the better stories to come out of Marvel in the past few years, which isn't saying too much since most of their storylines have been forgettable. But I look forward to seeing where Mark Waid and company take our heroes! They've got plenty of time to go to some great places, but they must walk the tightrope of balancing story and character development. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Newsarama - Matthew Sibley Jan 12, 2018

    It is primarily a set-up issue, but the various threads being established feel cohesive enough at this moment to suggest it'll hold together for now. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    RustonLF Jan 11, 2018

    With most of the memorable stories in the Avengers past the thing that makes it feel epic is the threat that is introduced. In this case the writing and art team has done a great job. Most of the book focuses on the catastrophes all over the world as the planet Earth is moved from our solar system. This causes earthquakes, eruptions, and major storms as the Earth reacts. Avengers current and former go into action and try to save as many people as possible while trying to figure out what is going on. It is a thrilling moment with art and colors that sell the chaos well enough. There is a bit of a classic feel to art that is both fitting and lacking in detail that really would elevate what is happening. Still even with what it lacks the art is enjoyable. There are some issues with the book. The Earth lacks satellites after the move yet the Avengers are still able to communicate. It seems unlikely, but being the Marvel Universe they could be using an enhanced radio wave. This also applies to the Avengers Cards activating everywhere to call in current and reserve Avengers. I wondered if it even worked off world as Voyager appears. Voyager makes her full debut after being briefly seen in Legacy. The Scarlet Witch recognizes her stating she knew Voyager would return if she was ever needed. As many said elsewhere this seems a strange statement after the Avengers have been involved with the Korvac Saga, Infinity War, and numerous other world threatening skirmishes. It is a fun start though. The cover is one of the more impressive Lenticular covers Marvel has released. With the impressive cover and fun story I would say it is worth the large $5 price tag.

  • 8.0
    mrDovydas Jan 11, 2018

    I haven't been following the main Avengers book in quite some time now. I haven't been following any of the other Avengers books either. Decided to still try this one out. And I must say it did not disappoint. This issue serves as an introduction and it's quite lengthy, but it's done quite well and made me interested in what's going to happen. I will probably be continuing this.

  • 7.0
    Jung BBoab Jan 11, 2018

    흐음...정말로 생각을 이정도로 밖에 못하는건가?

  • 10
    Odisseia Cultural Jan 10, 2018

    Wonderful start.

  • 9.5
    Steve C Jan 11, 2018

    Strong start! I dig it. Both the writing and the art are great!

  • 9.5
    SloboSOY Jan 11, 2018

    So I come with a open but critical mind. And I loved it.
    Ok that is another cataclysmic event not much time after another. And we didn't seen all previous avengers for now.
    But I find very interesting the part of the stolen earth (Dr who feeling) and the frozen heroes. Why them and not the other ? But Why not.
    Voyager come like a fly in the soup. Why now and not in time of need before ... Well because she wasn't created but the question still remain. I feel like they need a quota of Gay people - Living Lightning or Lightning join the club. I really understand that is important their are some gay heroes. But like for Iceman I discover him way before and that didn't transpire at the time. I have the feeling in west coast that he was interested by Julia Carpenter. So that feel like coming out from nowhere. That a little sad.
    I believe a real heroes construct for the purpose to be one and be gay is more important (Like Tony Ho).

    Cover - I take the lenticular. Nice & well connected even if the lenticular part isn't really interesting. 1.5/2
    Writing - A really good start. I come with a mixed feeling and I they succeed to take me a really interesting reading in contrary of Marvel Legacy 1. 3/3
    Arts - I really liked the arts. 3/3
    Feeling - I'm torn between waiting for the TPB or taking all futur issues. But I want to follow it. That's a win for marvel because I didn't solicited the following issues. 2/2

  • 9.5
    danielannam Jan 31, 2018

    I really like this story. More than that, I like the storytelling approach. Told with added narration from Lightning, a lesser known superhero, it successfully shows how serious the situation is, while introducing us to the character of Lightning himself, who is a pretty likeable guy.

    I also like their handling of Lightning as a gay character; we know that he's gay, but it's not forced down our throats like it was with the character of America Chavez.

    Great book, a step in the right direction for Marvel. Hopefully, they can keep this quality of writing going.

  • 9.0
    Kalaoui Jan 10, 2018

    Great start. Nice mystery with beautiful art.

  • 9.0
    The bad who Jan 11, 2018

    I litterally had to take a breath after reading it as I realize I was holding it all along. This is non-stop action and the story goes fast and furious with revelations as characters are thrown at us from all corners of the Marvel universe. It's nice to see so many faces against a threat that's still not very clear and the Voyager appearance is mysterious, but makes the weekly formula a relief since we will not wait too long before knowing what's next. It's all pretty exciting. Visually, it's also very nice to look at and as packed as can be with everything going on. I doubt the pace can be as sustained as this for the 16 issues, but it sure is a great start. It justifies the term "blockbuster event" for sure.

  • 9.0
    freemanlouis7 Jan 11, 2018

    Great art and fun start.

  • 8.5
    MKW69 Jan 13, 2018

    Pretty Good beginning to Avengers Family Crossovers. Some would be pissed off, that other Avengers were cancelled or put on hold, but my Experience with other Crossovers, like Second Coming or Trinity War, so when I don't have to read issues 45 to 241 and the issue 10, I'm grateful. As for story, It's simple, but effective. Heroes saving people durning time of Crisis. I'm hooked.

  • 8.0
    Herushalaim Jan 10, 2018

    Nothing spectacular. But it was pretty good. Really, I was a little disappointed until the end. That's got my interest.

  • 8.0
    DDJamesB Jan 19, 2018

    Solid opening issue. I have no idea who some of these people are, but it works and was a lot of fun. Great art is in here as well. Overall, a good start.

  • 10
    shatterstar Jan 10, 2018

  • 10
    Khan/Murdock Jan 12, 2018

  • 9.0
    Yogurt Jan 10, 2018

  • 8.5
    Marveltruth101 Jan 12, 2018

  • 8.5
    sebastianorellana95 Jan 17, 2018

  • 8.5
    Rotivv Feb 22, 2018

  • 8.0
    EDiakota Jan 10, 2018

  • 8.0
    jmprados Jan 28, 2018

  • 7.5
    TheFallenKing13 Jan 10, 2018

  • 7.5
    that dude Jan 11, 2018

  • 7.0
    Dakovski Jan 10, 2018

  • 7.0
    Jason The Dude Jan 13, 2018

  • 6.0
    Solace Mar 20, 2018

  • 5.5
    CesarCastanha Jan 10, 2018

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