Empyre: Captain America #1

Event\Storyline: Empyre Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Ariel Olivetti Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 29, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 15
6.4Critic Rating
7.1User Rating

The invasion has made landfall! Captain America stands on the front lines – but when the threat goes global even he won’t be enough to stem the tides! Will Captain America be able to find allies willing to fight alongside him – or will he fall in the face of this intergalactic incursion?

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Colin Tessier Jul 28, 2020

    Phillip Kennedy Johnson's script and the art team's patriotic images perfectly complement each other in a strong first issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - pauly p. Jul 29, 2020

    As a one-shot tie into a very big event, do you need to read this issue? Probably not if you're in it for just the Empyre storyline. If you happen to be a Cap fan anyway, it's actually a very good standalone Cap story. We get all the classic Steve Rogers hits without it feeling forced. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AIPT - Sam Rutzick Jul 28, 2020

    Unless you're a completionist, you really have no reason to buy this. It's an underwhelming story in an event that has otherwise been really fun so far. Hopefully, as the story moves beyond its introduction, it will pick up, but I don't see anything of that in this first issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Jul 30, 2020

    Captain America recruits new Howling Commandos and prepares for a fight against the Cotati! Our red, white, and blue hero is certain to lead his men into a riveting fight in these Marvel Crossover event! Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Jul 29, 2020

    Perhaps in due a worthy tale will be told but as of now, only a slight glimmer of hope shines through an otherwise murky story. Read Full Review

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