Elektra #2

Writer: Matt Owens Artist: Juan Cabal Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 22, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 12
7.8Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

•  ELEKTRA has tried to lie low, but she finds herself in the crosshairs of a dangerous force in Sin City.
•  A string of clues including high tech weaponry, kidnappings and assassins lead her to a game of chance more deadly than she ever expected.
•  Can she outsmart this mastermind...or is she playing right into his hand?
Rated T+

  • 9.6
    The Fandom Post - Alex Henning Apr 25, 2017

    The tone is rather up in the air really. One could say grim because Elektra was captured and sent to Murderworld, but she knows how to handle herself really. The real question is, when and how will she get out of Muderworld, and will Arcade still be there to greet her? This is a great second issue with a villain I never even saw coming until it was spelled out, so I can't wait to see where it goes next! I recommend it as one of the few Marvel books with a strong female lead and as one of Marvel's few good books! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Eric Cline Mar 22, 2017

    While it loses some points for a middle that's less coherent than its beginning and end, this is a strong issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Fortress of Solitude - Rick Austin Mar 28, 2017

    Elektra #2 isn't the worst issue out there, but it's a disappointment after this series got off to such a fantastic beginning. Hopefully, things will pick up soon. If they can fix these small problems then they could still be on to a winner. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 23, 2017

    Elektra's new comic isn't exactly lighting the comic book world on fire with its portrayal of the troubled assassin, but great art is usually enough to make a book stand out regardless. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Mar 29, 2017

    While neither the concept of Murderworld nor the involvement of Arcade does much for me, I can't help noticing some comparisions between the first couple of issues of Elektra and Marvel's cancelled Scarlet Spider series focusing on a former villain put into the role of hero reluctantly. Personally, I'd much rather be reading Scarlet Spider, but this will do for now. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Graphic Policy - SHAY REVOLVER Mar 22, 2017

    Overall I was more annoyed at this issue and disappointed than anything else, it was sexist, reductive and, an ill-conceived look at what should have been an amazing Elektra story. Read Full Review

  • 10
    planck Mar 24, 2017

    Juan Cabal drawing lines are rich, poetic, the magical nature of art, Elektra´s symbolic elements work extremely well at Las Vegas live theater. The masterful thing about this comic are the Artist all of them from inker to cover. Cannot wait to have the complete collection.

  • 7.5
    MrFrost101 Mar 25, 2017

    It has me hooked and waiting for the next issue.... But Im still not entierly sure about Arcade VS Elektra, at times it seems like Im reading a Harley Quinn issue with marvel characters.

  • 7.0
    Ryan Jan 12, 2019

    Not a bad comic plot wise but far from Elektra’s glory days with Frank Miller character wise

  • 6.0
    CrazyforRAMU Oct 31, 2017

    Elektra is caught in a dumb ol' Murderworld. She's rightly embarrassed to have this much trouble with Arcade. More stylish choreography from Juann Cabal helps save this from being a full-on disappointment, but the realization that we're in for three more issues of Elektra vs. Arcade is an anti-thrill. I wish the creators had dared to include a little character insight; I'm not coming into this title with any real love for Elektra and the odds of me developing any here are looking increasingly slim.

  • 6.0
    daddyT Mar 24, 2017

    starts with the costumed bad guy Screwball complaining to his boss Arcade that he wants his chance to fight Elektra... complaining that his current job is too boring... they really think she'll be no problem...

    they send a team of robots to kill her... she destroys them.. Arcade is watching on the monitors thinking it is so much fun.

    she somehow tracks Arcade to his "lair" in some building... and goes in and kills more henchmen and robots.. then the taunts her into a hallway where some kind of poison spews from the artwork.. knocking her out (of course)...

    and she wakes up with some other group of captives... being hunted in some strange environment by some costumed baddies...

    this seems really more

  • 8.5
    sebastianorellana95 Mar 23, 2017

  • 8.0
    tonpas1989 Sep 25, 2020

  • 8.0
    FBCH32 Apr 9, 2017

  • 7.5
    EDiakota Mar 28, 2017

  • 7.0
    TheFallenKing13 Mar 22, 2017

  • 6.0
    JKoco Apr 20, 2018

  • 4.5
    Nobodyisemo Mar 24, 2017

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