Eternals #5

Writer: Charles Knauf, Daniel Knauf Artist: Daniel Acuna Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 1, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
6.4Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

A spy revealed! A traitor's machinations unleashed! A force so powerful that even the gods fear its return! As the Eternals continue their attempts to muster what defenses they can against the Horde, their problems are compounded to the tune of a god's wrath! Gilgamesh the Forgotten One has awakened, and none shall be spared as he carves a bloody path through the ranks of the Eternals! What hope have mortals when even Eternals must fear annihilation?

  • 8.3
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Oct 1, 2008

    The art isn't exactly doing the series any favors now, but the core of Eternals is very appealing. The Knaufs are following up on Gaiman's plot threads much more aptly than I would have expected. While I wouldn't sugegst starting with this issue, take advantage of the slow week by catching up with Ikaris, Thena, and friends. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Sep 30, 2008

    Although I must admit that the closing narrative voice each issue is still not working. The classic "Stan Lee" hyperbolic excess is clever and fun, but really doesn't reflect the rest of the book. This is a good series that doesn't need to rely on a gimmick like that, especially since it really isn't carried out throughout the rest of the issues. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Oct 5, 2008

    These are the gods of the Marvel Universe and they spend their time acting like characters from a third-rate television soap opera. But even "Heroes" has some characters that you might care about, or find interesting on some level. "Eternals," in the hands of Charles and Daniel Knauf, doesn't even have that. All it has is the painterly art of Daniel Acuna, doing some of the best work of his career on a comic that's nowhere near as good as it looks. Read Full Review

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