Defenders #2

Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Javier Rodriguez Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 8, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 31
9.2Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

The Defenders find themselves in the birthplace of Galactus - but the Devourer is not the man they remember. Meet Taaia, Omnimax and more as Al Ewing and Javier Rodr guez expand the cosmos - and put Doctor Strange's makeshift magical team in extreme jeopardy!

Rated T+

  • 9.9
    Comic Watch - B. Radtz Sep 9, 2021

    Ewing and Rodriguez give us equal parts weirdness, mixed with confusion, and a hodgepodge of characters that seem better off as loners. In other words, they nailed the Defenders. Going with the tried and trusted Marvel method that Stan and Jack perfected, this teams captured lightning in a bottle, and is giving us that old school Marvel magic that you can only find in the back issues. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jake Palermo Sep 9, 2021

    From the grand sense of scale from Rodriguez's art to Ewing's characterizations of the growing cast, it feels like a proper followup to the legacy of Jack Kirby. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Sep 14, 2021

    When you play with Kirby concepts, you need to bring it, and this issue does so in both art and story. It's really good. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 8, 2021

    Rodriguez delivers some blistering visuals throughout the issue. The style is perfect for this type of story as well as the characters and I was blown away by the imagery. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Sep 8, 2021

    Defenders #2 delivers on all of the spectacle its debut promised with an assortment of wonderfully designed spreads featuring cosmic action enhanced by a panorama of powerful colors. Read Full Review

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