Human Torch #2

Writer: Karl Kesel Artist: Scottie Young Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
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  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 22, 2003

    A pretty entertaining issue that nicely plays up the potential that this book has, as while the jury is still out as to whether he can carry a monthly series, these early issue have shown that Johnny does work outside the confines of the Fantastic Four. This issue nicely ties the events we were shown in the opening issue to the present day, and in a refreshing change we see Mike Snow didn't follow the path I had expected him to, as here's a character with a tailor made reason for wanting vengeance upon our hero, and while we get the sense there is some animosity, Mike Snow doesn't look like he's harboring enough hatred support a journey the path of villainy. The mystery that is introduced in the final pages of this issue also looks quite promising, and the uneasy partnership should make for an engaging reading experience. Plus, the simple fact of the matter is that I'm delighted to see Karl "I'd write it for $1" Kesel, finally getting his kick at the Fantastic Four, even if his focus i Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Josh Stone May 19, 2003

    After reading this youre probably wondering why I continue to pick up the Human Torch comic. Its simple really, as much as it comes off that I do not like this title, I really do. True, I am a bit let down, but its still worth reading. If you like the Human Torch or the Fantastic Four, or the word burn, then you should definitely be reading this book. Well not right now, youre still reading this, unless youre one of those talented people who can read two things at once. Read Full Review

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