Avengers #39

Writer: Jason Aaron Artist: Dale Keown Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 9, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 38
7.2Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

In the harsh, primordial world of One Million B.C.E., early humans who are different are left in the Burnt Place to die. But one young girl whose only crime was being born with red hair finds something else entirely in the place of bones and ash - something that will change human history forever.
Rated T+

  • 8.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 9, 2020

    Dale Keown delivers some beautiful art in this issue. With the story being so character driven, Keown is able to focus on character details, but not at the expense of the lush landscapes and backgrounds. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Dec 9, 2020

    We're back in a familiar place by book's end, and time will tell if this has the meaning to the story it implies, but as of right now, this feels like a must-read for those invested in what comes next, and it's an easy recommend. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Dec 9, 2020

    I definitely expected a bit more from Avengers #39, but even then I would rather judge this story in particular for what unfolds in the present. Rather than for what happened in the past. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Graphic Policy - Josh Rathbun Dec 14, 2020

    This felt like a whole lot of build-up for a better story, which I guess will be the upcoming Phoenix rehash that Marvel is serving up. Avengers #39 is fairly lackluster in the storytelling but its a really nice issue on the eyes. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Dec 9, 2020

    While the opening of this Avengers title had a developed strength and sense of wry self-awareness, 39 issues later we find the title losing a lot of its steam. Not exactly the position you want to be in heading into a massive year-ending event, but with Avengers #39, you have to play the cards you are dealt. Read Full Review

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