Captain America #9

Writer: John Ney Rieber, Chuck Austen Artist: Trevor Hairsine Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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Inali Redpath reveals his true nature and his unbelievable powers in a fight with his old friend Steve Rogers.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 17, 2003

    The art has become this book's main saving grace, as right from issue one of the relaunch under the Marvel Knight banner, the art has been absolutely amazing. Where this book falls flat is with it's uninspired writing, as Captain America has never been a terribly deep, or introspective character, so more than any of the big heroes at Marvel, he is dependent on the writers to craft interesting threats for him to face, and highly intense moral quandaries to test his pie in the sky ideals. On the first count the threats have ranged from outright pitiful, to mildly engaging. On the second count, the writing has been an even bigger disappointment, as the moral dilemmas are incredibly one-sided, and Captain America's responses have been far too simplistic. From the we didn't know we were committing evil, to this issue's "I am sick of people trashing this country", it's almost like Captain America's an action figure with a pull string on his back, that reduces his reactions to a half dozen un Read Full Review

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