Captain America & Bucky #626

Captain America & Bucky #626

Writer: James Asmus Artist: Francesco Francavilla Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 25, 2012 Critic Reviews: 4
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Captain America battles Bucky Barnes! Who is this uncanny twin to Cap's first sidekick, and where did he come from? The deadly legacy of the original Human Torch and the mad android Adam II revealed!

  • 7.5
    IGN - Joey Esposito Jan 25, 2012

    While I'm extremely disheartened that this series is essentially going to transform into "Captain America Team Up," Brubaker and company continue to turn in some quality work. This is my least favorite issue of the run thus far, but that doesn't mean it isn't damn pretty. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Paul Mallory Jan 27, 2012

    The story treads along with the usual Brubaker pacing, and if you're a fan of Francavilla's art then you will enjoy this arc even more. Either you're a fan of his art or not. I've found fan reactions to Francavilla to be polarizing. But I'm a fan of the noirish look, especially if it works with the character, and it certainly does with Captain America, just as his art works with his recent run on the Black Panther book. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Jan 26, 2012

    Eh. This storyline has been really paint-by-numbers for me thus far. The Naslund reveal was no shock because it was pretty much established last issue that he had no real past, which, coupled by Davis's suspicion, made it pretty clear he was more than meets the eye. I will say this, I wouldn't mind Adam III sticking around past this storyline, because he has some potential. Will he though? That's something I am unsure about... Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Grant McLaughlin Jan 29, 2012

    Once again, if you know your Cap and you dig him, this book is probably for you and you're likely already all over it. However, if you are, like myself, a bit less familiar with the character, this book is not going to help you get much better acquainted. For how steeped it is in continuity, it sometimes feels like it's written in another language, but at the very least, Francavilla makes it a veritable feast for the eyes. Read Full Review

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