Avengers Academy #24

Avengers Academy #24

Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 4, 2012 Critic Reviews: 3
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A classic villain returns!

  • 9.5
    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Jan 5, 2012

    Plus, if you just want to see a stinky and gross monster thing feeding off of people's life force, you probably can't do much better than Avengers Academy #24. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 4, 2012

    Tom Grummett steps on board as the new penciller with this issue. His art has a distinctly old-school feel, with its clean lines and simple figure work. That doesn't exactly help solidify the tone either, but it generally suits the book and its mishmash of old and new characters. Hopefully Grummet can offer the book the visual consistency it hasn't enjoyed much in the past year. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jan 6, 2012

    This hindsight all can be attributed to the perfect fusion of art and writing. I mean, X-23 was a joke. She was a younger version of Wolverine with B-cups, and there were also some lesbian undertones thrown in for kicks. Marvel was essentially creating a character to appeal to a narrow, perceived demographic, not for comic book readers in general. Gage however treats his characters like people. Sure, there are some lapses in judgment like that horribly written Captain America a few issues back, but by and large, when you read Avengers Academy you end up involved in a story that centers on characters that demonstrate a wide range of emotion and depth. In fact, if you replaced Hybrid with an original, less resonant villain, Avengers Academy would still be entertaining. Read Full Review

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