Fear Itself: The Home Front #6

Fear Itself: The Home Front #6

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With the forces of the Serpent spreading terror throughout the world, mankind has only one hope...themselves. Speedball must find a way to unite the people he's inspired to face their own fear...but is he leading them to victory, or death? An all-new team of heroes -- X-23, POWER MAN, AMADEUS CHO, THUNDERSTRIKE and SPIDER-GIRL find themselves trapped on a Hell-Carrier on a collision course with Honolulu to one-up Pearl Harbor! PLUS: Milwaukee's citizens have turned against the Great Lakes Avengers, even as the GLA faces its most lethal threat to date: The “hammer-wielding” Asbestos Man!

  • 6.5
    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Sep 22, 2011

    This issues departs from its usual formula and ends on a funny story. A story in which I think I liked most in this entire issue. I've known the Great Lakes Avengers since their inception. I was there for their parody of the “Avengers Disassembled” story. And like Brian Michael Bendis, I find something in Squirrel Girl. Yes. I like the GLA. That being said, I thought their inclusion in the Fear Itselfstory was clever, cheeky, and just plain fun. They defeat fear by making people feel sad for them and help them decide that they shouldn't be hated, they should be looked upon like that old guy who is sitting in the restaurant by himself during a busy lunch rush. Considering Milwaukee is hardly the haven for supervillains, the heroes are simply doing what they feel is right even if the populace chooses to ignore them. Pretty funny stuff. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Sep 27, 2011

    God help me, I LOVED the GLA story! It was legitimately funny! I literally had a smile on my face for the entire story. Everything else in the comic was crap to me, but THAT story single handedly saved this issue from what would have almost definitely been a 1 or less for a score. Since I only read two stories here(and no, I don't consider a one page feature to be a story), I'll base my score on the average of those two stories... I'll give the Speedball story a 1, and the GLA story a 10(I TOLD you I liked it!), bringing the overall score of this issue to a... Read Full Review

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