FCBD 2009: Avengers #1
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FCBD 2009: Avengers #1

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Jim Cheung Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 2, 2009 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson May 10, 2009

    Jim Cheung's artwork has been far too rare an occurrence since his six-issue run on Young Avengers a few years ago, and it's a treat to see him back in action. I can only assume he can't keep up with a monthly schedule, which would explain why he's not illustrating a regular title for Marvel these days. I love the slick, clean lines he employs, and the action and scope of the story really shine through and hold the reader's attention. He handles the large cast of characters adeptly. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Comic Addiction - Derek Bowman May 2, 2009

    Still, this issue is a fun little one-shot for Free Comic Book Day, and is a fairly good indication on what exactly each of the two teams are about. Even though Bendis uses a lot of the same plots he has been, this book is free, so you really can’t go wrong by having picked it up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett May 6, 2009

    An all-out brawl between the two Avengers groups is only teased here and the "putting aside our differences to face the greater threat" is a bit cliched, but, otherwise, Bendis and Cheung make what could be a continuity mess very simple and accessible. Plus, you can't beat the price. Read Full Review

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