Exiles #2

Writer: Saladin Ahmed Artist: Javier Rodriguez Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 25, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 20
6.7Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

...and enchanted hammers! The Exiles land in Asgard just in time to aid Valkyrie in a fight against the fire demon Surtur! But the Lord of Ragnarok is the least of their problems. The Time-Eater is hot on the team's heels, and when he takes Asgard, no Valhalla awaits Valkyrie or her new friends. Good thing they're about to pick up a Wolverine! And he's got red on his claws. The mystery of the stolen pies starts here as Blink completes her new team of multiversal champions!
Rated T

  • 9.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Apr 28, 2018

    Exiles #2 is another highly entertaining read for this new take on the team. The characters are likable, the narrative is bizarre, fun, and fast-paced, and the art is great. This one gets another strong recommendation. Give it a read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Apr 25, 2018

    There's still far more to love than dislike in this issue, but if the pace doesn't increase soon then minor flaws may grow to be major ones. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    GWW - Deron Generally May 1, 2018

    The end of the issue sets up the series well. Ahmed has crafted an interesting story with characters that have backstories and motivations that are worthy of exploring. The art by Rodriguez is well done with a retro feel that works with the time travel theme of the book. It will be interesting to see what chances are taken and stories are told now that the players are in place. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Graphic Policy - Brett Apr 25, 2018

    Two issues in and I'm ready to tap out but like previous volumes, I'm not sure this is for me. And that's ok to say. It's not bad, it's just not my cup of tea. Things are picking up a bit so I'll give it until the end of the first arc but so far, we've seen this creative team do better. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Apr 26, 2018

    Unfortunately, the overarching plot is doing little to compel me, but the character work is strong enough to keep me onboard for now. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Jeremy Joanes Apr 29, 2018

    Issue two still suffers from some pacing problems and readers may feel like the plot is somewhat meandering, but the characters are still fun to read and, with the inclusion of Lil Wolvie and Valkyrie, shows that the comic is focused more on character interaction than deep storytelling. Hopefully, when all the members are more settled in the story will shine as much, but, as of right now, the comic is still fun to read and to look at. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    Comicsverse - Maite Molina Apr 25, 2018

    You can't deny that EXILES #2 is a fun ride even if it does maintain a repetitive narrative throughout the chapter. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    AIPT - Robert Reed Apr 29, 2018

    Exiles #2 introduces both Valkyrie and Wolvie to the team and both characters shine in their debuts. While the color art doesn't quite match the rest of the book, Exiles #2 still proves to be a lot of fun. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Apr 25, 2018

    In six months' time, we'll look back on this issue as either the misstep where a great series nearly left the rails or the jump-the-shark moment that led to a quick (and rightful) cancellation. I have faith in the creators' talents. I see the potential of the premise. I like the plot so far. I'm pulling hard for the first option. Considering Exiles #2 on its own, though, I can't deny the disappointment delivered by its cardboard characterization. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Apr 28, 2018

    This comic has no heart. It's all long, drawn-out exposition about a cast of characters that mean nothing to each other or to the reader. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Watch - Steve Batley Apr 29, 2018

    The whole addition of the cartoon element was a letdown, in what would have otherwise been a vast improvement on the last issue, sorry to say. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    RustonLF Apr 26, 2018

    I really want to like this title but I am having a bit of trouble connecting with the characters. There are some interesting points to them. The usual optimistic and ambitious Kamala is a cynical and stubborn and even notes the change in herself. The character of Valkyrie is loud and boisterous resemble Hercules in a way. It is a departure from the version we recently saw in the Thor movie. It is not a problem that the difference exist, but it is confusing since they try throughout solicitations and the book itself to hint that it is the same. This is especially so in the fact that the look down to the outfit is meant to be exactly the same. I get the impression that the book is still finding its momentum so I think it could get better. Thi more

  • 8.0
    mrDovydas May 5, 2018

    Still in that sort of introductory phase, but getting there. Since all main characters were introduced now, I believe the next issue will be the one where things will kick off.

  • 5.5
    SloboSOY Apr 26, 2018

    The following part of the Exiles where Blink had a very to happy & too screamy Valkerie. Very far of the thor movie version (Even if she as the look) & from the original character. And then a dumb Wolvy baby... Damn I preferred Spider-Ham in Web-Warriors. The end was not really good easer with the watchers ... But at least that left us with a interesting cliffhanger.
    And did Khan have no more power. The fact she use her gun so regulary (And her grumpy mood) make her more like Cable.
    For now I only like Blink, all the other can die suffering.

    Cover - Related sadly & not bad. 1.5/2
    Writing - That wasn't really good. I'm already tired of the time eater ! 1/3
    Arts - Arts is weird. That do the job, and trie some in more

  • 5.0
    CrazyforRAMU Nov 10, 2018

    The last two heroes slot into place and a new arc plot gets slapped on top of the existing one about the Time-Eater: There's also a cabal of Watchers gunning for the Unseen. While I think this new twist is mighty promising, it also serves to weaken the first two issues even more: The introduction of the Time-Eater now looks premature, and the "origin universe tour" seems like a horribly uneven first draft. Sure, Wolvie rescuing delicious pies from Li'l Magneto is a gem. But it follows the weakest Surtur fight ever committed to paper, and the stops in #1 weren't so hot, either.

    So far this series seems inexcusably half-baked. Tremendous potential doesn't make up for uneven plotting, off-putting characterization, and problematic v more

  • 10
    Bill Adams Apr 25, 2018

  • 9.0
    darkfire369 Apr 25, 2018

  • 10
    Bruno Mael Apr 26, 2018

  • 10
    Lock Aug 18, 2019

  • 9.5
    Comic Covers Apr 25, 2018

  • 9.0
    Zumba Apr 29, 2018

  • 8.5
    Grifter Apr 26, 2018

  • 8.5
    MKW69 May 2, 2018

  • 8.0
    Khan/Murdock Apr 30, 2018

  • 8.0
    Herushalaim May 1, 2018

  • 8.0
    Jorge Mendes Jun 21, 2018

  • 8.0
    YourGreenMuse Oct 20, 2018

  • 7.5
    Veido May 6, 2018

  • 7.0
    StanielK May 3, 2018

  • 6.0
    Billyndo Apr 27, 2018

  • 5.5
    CesarCastanha Apr 27, 2018

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