Captain Marvel #19

Event\Storyline: Empyre Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Cory Smith Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 12, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 23
8.4Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

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THE ACCUSER GOES ROGUE!
Captain Marvel has stepped into the role of accuser in the newly unified Kree/Skrull Empire. But when she's tasked to accuse a renegade soldier responsible for heinous crimes, she finds herself torn between two worlds. Don't miss the revelation of the year - one that will not only change Carol's whole world, but the shape of the galaxy!
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  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Aug 12, 2020

    Captain Marvel #19 will have every Captain Marvel fan smiling from ear to ear, and yes, Lauri-ell is already one of the best new additions of 2020. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Aug 12, 2020

    Captain Marvel #19 was the perfect blend of plot and event tie-in. The adventure that Carol is on is not one we expected, but it's been brilliant, nonetheless. The war is affecting her life, as it's affecting everyone else. Yet she might be gaining something in the process"assuming that things aren't about to go horribly wrong (fingers crossed). Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Aug 12, 2020

    Carol and her new half-sister each get an equal portion of narrative attention in this fast, funny, finely-illustrated comic. The arc still has its share of unanswered questions, big and small, but this issue is an example of a "middle act" done exceedingly well. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    You Don't Read Comics - Kellie Keener Aug 12, 2020

    Lauri-ell was the stand out star of Captain Marvel #19, and it will be a shame if she's killed off or written out of the story at the end of the Empyre event. Far from feeling like a cheap plot twist, Lauri-ell's character has the potential to add a lot to Carol's story going forward and to provide a look at how unique Carol is for having both human traits. Even once the Empyre event ends, Captain Marvel's time as the Accuser is sure to have an effect on her thoughts and choices, and hopefully, her half-sister can be a part of that. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    On Comics Ground - Joanna Robinson Aug 13, 2020

    Captain Marvel must find the culprit behind the massive bombing that destroyed the City of K'In-Al. But the prime suspect right now is her half-sister Lauri-Ell who swears she is innocent, and Carol believes her. But if it's not her, and her Hammer isn't showing her who is at fault, how is Carol going to find out who to Accuse? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Aug 12, 2020

    Captain Marvel #19 provides some fun moments and setups up the next issue in an interesting way. I wont spoil what it is, but Im excited about it. Thompson has found a clever way of incorporating some of Carols best friends into the story and I am always here for a Carol and friends adventure. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Sam Rutzick Aug 12, 2020

    Captain Marvel #19 is worth a purchase by any fan of Carol Danvers. Despite being saddled with a poor premise, Kelly Thompson writes a very good comic. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Aug 27, 2020

    Ultimately, Captain Marvel #19 is a bit of a let down. It's cool to see Carol coming into contact with her half sister and even having a chance to establish some sort of relationship, but it lacks depth and intrigue to stand out as anything other than an obligatory tie-in to an already lackluster event. Read Full Review

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