Avengers: The Origin #2

Writer: Joe Casey Artist: Phil Noto Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 5, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
5.6Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

The historic first gathering of Earth's Mightiest Heroes continues here…chockfull of previously unknown details! As Loki's plans escalate, five disparate heroes -- Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man, the Wasp and the Hulk -- are caught up in events that just may be beyond their comprehension! How do people react to these strange beings working together? With guns drawn, that's how! Rated A …$3.99

  • 6.1
    IGN - Andy Bentley May 5, 2010

    I'd like to say Origin serves a purpose for novice comic book fans, but the monthly Avengers titles are relaunched so often that readers can get situated easily. I think the book could have been fun as a 48 page one-shot with Casey channeling his inner Grant Morrison. But as it stands now, its a slow retread of a story which has been recently retold in bolder and better ways. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza May 9, 2010

    While I enjoy a good Avengers comic as much as anybody, in the end, this issue is an average tale of decompression on the origin of the Avengers. There's nothing startling here, and nothing overly exciting either. For the price, this book is a bit of a letdown, but at least it's a very sharp-looking letdown. Read Full Review

Reviews for the Week of...