Falcon #2

Writer: Rodney Barnes Artist: Joshua Cassara Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 8, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 14
7.5Critic Rating
7.4User Rating

•  The Falcon and the Patriot fight to restore order as a full-scale riot threatens to destroy the city of Chicago!
•  But little do they know, the rage behind the burgeoning brawl is being brought about by the demon prince and son of Mephisto - Blackheart!
•  Can Sam and Shaun find a way to even the odds? Or will they be swallowed whole by forces from beyond this world?
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - James Portis Nov 14, 2017

    Falcon #2 is a great followup from issue #1 that doesn't lose any steam. Sam is trying so hard to save this city but at every turn forces from the unknown are against him, Even thought what the threat truly is unbeknownst to him, hes still does what needs to be done even when hes knocked down…yes he needed a pep talk from Voodoo to go back out into the fray but who cares. If you picked up issue #1 and were hoping for a great continuation, rest soundly and pick up #2 and fly along on this journey. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Nov 12, 2017

    Falcon #2 continues off of the first issues promising start with aplomb. Its another intense and powerful read with great characters, incredible art, and a lot to say about the world. I highly recommend this one. Give it a read. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Nov 8, 2017

    ‘Take Flight' part 2 wasted little time addressing the villainous motives behind this riot that may just eat Chicago from the inside out. A lot happened in just one issue which you didn't expect for it being the second. Momentum is key right now and they are taking full advantage of what that produces in a story that is fast and to the point. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Brandon J. Griffin Nov 10, 2017

    Falcon and Patriot's new partnership, and budding friendship, is the heart of this book. Sam having a young partner to mentor should be the driving force to him growing past the darkness in his rear view mirror. Rodney Barnes has good handle on the duo, tapping into their potential confidently. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    Black Nerd Problems - Keith Reid-Cleveland Nov 9, 2017

    The work with Sam as Captain America holds a special place in my heart, so I'll keep giving this series a shot because I sincerely want it to be good. It's just not there yet. Read Full Review

  • 6.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Nov 9, 2017

    It's never a great sign when the title character is the least interesting player in their own book. That's turning out to be the case for this new Falcon series. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Watch - Jericho Wilson Nov 15, 2017

    The Falcon as written by Rodney Barnes is easily one of Marvel's most poorly written books. The hero's motivations are paper-thin and he has no complex characterization. The villain's dastardly plot is rife with gaps in logic and will not in any way lead to him taking over the earth. The gang members are toxic stereotypes. And all of the jokes are painfully unfunny. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Herushalaim Nov 8, 2017

    This issue was much better paced than the first. It keeps things interesting, delving into Blackheart's motives and taking Sam Wilson firmly in a different direction than his previous Captain America series did, unlike the first issue. I'm excited to see where this goes and I hope it lives up to my expectations.

  • 8.5
    DDJamesB Nov 13, 2017

    I continue to be impressed with Falcon. I was very weary on the series before it debuted and the first issue really hooked me. This second issue was even better. I love the art and the stry is very emotional and raw.

  • 8.0
    RaisingBlack Dec 6, 2017

    There is potential for this series. It hasn't found itself yet but it still remains on my pull list. The first two issue of this series read like a #0 introduction. This issue was most about the partnership between Falcon and Patriot. The future looks bright this partnership, but the energy and intensity of this comic needs to be raised. We have already had an amazing series in the Captain America Sam Wilson comic so I doubt there is a lot of patience for going back to square one. Cassara still provides solid art and great street-level look for this book.

    My advice to Barnes would be, "don't make the first volume a slow burn." Put some bang into the next three issues. Then when readers are on board continue the character study. more

  • 7.0
    Rick Jonez Nov 21, 2017

    Overall, it was average at best. Sam is in way over his head. Voodoo guest starring helped.

  • 7.0
    SloboSOY Mar 1, 2018

    Issue two was better thank to Jericho Drum part. I also like the part Blackheart leave with Dray in astral form.
    I really like the idea of a meeting of big bad cosmic entity talking about how little humans slap their a... ^^
    Patriot was like he want quit the game now that's harder. I really don't like him.

    Cover : Not beautiful but in link to the story 1.5/2
    Writing : I like how he write Jericho ... I would prefer a ongoing about him ^^ 2/3
    Arts : Still good 2/3
    Feeling : Too dark, but better 1.5/2

  • 7.0
    CrazyforRAMU May 21, 2018

    Chicago explodes in full-blown riots, but the farcical incompetence of the baddies makes it look like Falcon's taking this too seriously. Inconsistent tone and a surplus of jokes - most of which get very stale very quickly when you re-read the issue - hold Falcon #2 back. Joshua Cassara's art is still very tasty, though. His initial riot scenes are impressive in their grit and detail.

  • 6.5
    freemanlouis7 Nov 26, 2017

    The writing is getting better but I'm just not a fan of the art.

  • 9.0
    Phillucifer Nov 9, 2017

  • 8.5
    Wolf Warner Nov 10, 2017

  • 8.0
    Pantheon36 Nov 11, 2017

  • 7.5
    EDiakota Nov 8, 2017

  • 7.5
    New to Review May 30, 2018

  • 7.0
    jmprados Dec 1, 2017

  • 3.5
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Dec 10, 2017

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