Avengers: The Initiative #9

Writer: Dan Slott, Chris Cage Artist: Stefano Caselli Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 30, 2008 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
8.6Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

KILLED IN ACTION PART 2 The Initiative's biggest secret hasn't come back to haunt them, it's come back to kill them! Blood will run, heads will roll, and this time "dead" means DEAD! Say goodbye to at least one regular cast member!

  • 10
    Weekly Comic Book Review - J.Montes Feb 5, 2008

    As usual, Stefano Caelli brings the goods on art chores. I really dig his art style. Some might say this book is over-colored month in and month out, but I believe it's perfect. It completely matches the diverse personalities that dominate this book. And while it carries the Avengers title, don't be fooled – it's the most different book of the Avengers line, and dare I say it, the most entertaining. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 30, 2008

    Other than that, I see no reason not to give Avengers: The Initiative a big recommendation. Few series manage to blend the light and dark elements of the Marvel universe with such grace. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ariel Carmona, Jr. Feb 12, 2008

    Final thoughts: This continues to be a superb comic book, funny and irreverent at times, full of action and slugfests when it needs to be. The pacing is almost always excellent and like a good MMORPG or theatrical suspense thriller, there are twists and turns with a wide number of subplots. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Jan 29, 2008

    After a few hit or miss issues, Avengers: The Initiative is finally working on every level, living up to its potential, firing full blast, roaring ahead at full steam, and any other cliches you can think of to say that it's really good. Really, really good. Read Full Review

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