Human Torch #10

Writer: Karl Kesel Artist: Joe Dodd Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 4, 2004

    Not the most imaginative of issues as Karl Kesel seems more interested in sticking to the conventional means of establishing the idea that Johnny's squaring off against an evil ruler than on making his own path, as we have the pit where her enemies are thrown to be consumed, and the slave population that is made up of the people that didn't display the proper degree of happiness. There's also a big battle that suffers from the lack of a climax, as right when Johnny looks to be on the ropes, we see the villain he's fighting suddenly decides to do something nice, as instead of killing him, she restores him to his proper size, so he can head off to have more adventures. Still there's enough exciting moments in this issue that the regular reader should be entertained, as the book opens with a nicely creepy revelation that Johnny and his friends are not the first people who have been tossed in the spider pit. There's also something to be said for the fact that the final battle is set within Read Full Review

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