Incredible Hercules #127

Writer: Fren Van Lente, Greg Pak Artist: Dietrich Smith Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 25, 2009 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
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As Hera consolidates her takeover of Olympus, marking Hercules and Athena for death, she reaches out to forge an alliance with the greatest mortal power on the planet -- NORMAN OSBORN! With the forces of Heaven and Earth both arrayed against our heroes, how can they possibly survive? And what role does the ex-New Warrior AEGIS play in Hera's mad scheme? Rated T+ …$2.99

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    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 16, 2009

    Nice! Betrayal from all side, odds against him... must be Thursday for Hercules. I liked this issue a lot. In fact, I've been enjoying Incredible Herc off the stands while at work for long enough that I suddenly realized how ridiculous it was not to buy the book, much less review it. This issue is balanced between tension and conflict, and the main character has not suffered under Greg Pak's pen. Indeed, his characterization as "fists first, questions later" is maintained, but it's obvious that Hercules is no dummy. He may be quick to act, but he's a battlefield general with remarkable foresight and presence, and centuries of experience. This is one of the most effective Dark Reign books I've read, in that it's not all about the Norman, and yet he's still in full force, and as threatening and cunning as I've seen him. Deitrich Smith handles the pencils on this issue, and the art is well handled, from boardroom to diner to dark alleys and warehouses, and the closest th Read Full Review

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    Weekly Comic Book Review - Tony Rakittke Mar 28, 2009

    A waste of the paper it was printed on. You don't need this. Read Full Review

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