Captain Marvel #2

Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Carmen Nunez Carnero Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 13, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 15 User Reviews: 34
8.1Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

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The classic Fantastic Four villain MAHKIZMO has taken over Manhattan's Roosevelt Island and turned it into an apocalyptic wasteland! When CAPTAIN MARVEL ends up trapped there and cut off from the rest of world (including any Avengers-shaped reinforcements!), she'll need to build her own team out of allies, old and new - SPIDER-WOMAN, HAZMAT, ECHO and a man known only as SOM - in order to start a revolution to free the island's civilian inhabitants. With that kind of backup, Mahkizmo should be toast - but not everything is what it seems on this island...
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  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Feb 13, 2019

    If you love excellent storytelling, great art, or a comic with a fantastic message, I highly recommend this book as a must grab on your next trip to your local comic shop. Or however, you acquire your comic books. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Feb 15, 2019

    One of the best new offerings from Marvel comics this year and hopefully one that will find an audience with the upcoming fans sure to come to the comic shops after the movie is out. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Matthew Mueller Feb 13, 2019

    If you've been waiting to give Captain Marvel a chance, there's never been a better time to make it happen. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Kellie Keener Feb 22, 2019

    The team behind Captain Marvel is off to a great start and they will hopefully continue to improve. As a pilot, the skys the limit for Carol, and ideally, for her story as well. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Feb 13, 2019

    Captain Marvel #2 feels like a demonstration of the status quo the creators want to set for this volume: brisk, exciting, tough, compassionate, and funny in a charmingly subtle way. It's put together with formidable skill both visually and narratively. If future issues hold to this level of quality, this whole series is headed into must-read territory. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Feb 15, 2019

    Captain Marvel #2 was another strong issue for the series. The antagonist is a bit on the heavy-handed side, but a) that's totally fine, and b) he's a villain from another series. So you can't even blame this series for him. I think using him here was well done, and goes a long way in furthering the points frequently shown in Captain Marvel series. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Feb 16, 2019

    The tones of this issue were the highlight, without a doubt. It left me wishing that we could almost see Captain Marvel in a dystopian world all the time. That's the mark of a well-done plot and setting, if I may say so. Despite the heavier tones, the issue did manage to squeeze in a few laughs, leaving everything perfectly balanced. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Feb 13, 2019

    A good second issue that focuses on Carol's leadership skills as well as what she's dealing with inside the barrier. The first issue blew me away and this section issue captures the leadership and guiding light of Carol Danvers. A reminder that Captain Marvel is a leader and an inspirational one. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Feb 16, 2019

    Now that the crazy new status quo is upon us, the second issue of the new relaunch provides a proper set-up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 13, 2019

    Carmen Carnero delivers some amazing art in this issue. Everything looks great and the characters look powerful and capable. The pace and tone of the story really allows for Carnero to push the action in the art and it works. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Multiversity Comics - Jacob Hill Feb 15, 2019

    Works well as a superhero adventure, but it's going to read even better when a lot of these threads start to pay off. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Comicsverse - Maite Molina Feb 13, 2019

    CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 will pique your interest as Nuclear Man's plot builds upon itself. Though, the issue could have benefited from a bit more, in-depth plot development. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Feb 15, 2019

    Captain Marvel #2 is a comic that is completely driven by the character interactions. Kelly Thompson does a great job writing Captain Marvel dynamic with Spider-Woman and other heroes. Through that Captain Marvel was able to shine as a strong leader. That was something which needed since everything about Nuclear Man's plot falls flat. Hopefully the development of Nuclear Man's plot improves or else it will end up dragging the entire first arc of Thompson's Captain Marvel run down. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Black Nerd Problems - L.E.H. Light Feb 15, 2019

    The end of the issue reveals a further complication. Hopefully that's the last thread, so that Thompson and crew can get to weaving this together into a story worth reading. This is a weak issue overall, but one that lays promising ground-work. Sometimes a story stumbles out the door then finds its feet after a few issues. I'm willing to say that's the case here. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Dan Traeger Feb 16, 2019

    All things considered, this series is a soft recommend at best. I can see where Thompson is going with the story and I'm still optimistic that everything will turn around once she starts bringing in some of the payoff. If you're interested in this series and you missed the first issue, you might as well skip this issue as well. Captain Marvel #2 is mostly just a stepping stone to the next few issues. Read Full Review

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