Incredible Hercules #136

Writer: Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente Artist: Reilly Brown Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 14, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
8.4Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

The face-off Herc fans have been clamoring for since his series began is here at last! God of Strength versus God of Thunder! Adamantine mace versus uru hammer! Olympian versus Asgardian! Incredible versus Mighty! That's right -- HERCULES battles THOR! The Odinson discovers the Lion of Olympus has been impersonating him and he's out to prove nothing beats the original! Then, in #137, the epic Secret Origin of Amadeus Cho concludes! He learns his connection with the original MASTER MIND EXCELLO and the identity of who really killed his parents! And once Amadeus knows this, will he look to reunite with Hercules... or destroy him? Rated T …$2 more

  • 9.6
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Tony Rakittke Oct 14, 2009

    Wow, what a damn good comic! You can't go wrong with picking up Incredible Hercules 136 this week. Not to be missed! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Oct 19, 2009

    This comic just proves that the right creative team can make any concept work. This is a consistently outstanding comic, and well worth checking out - as long as you don't mind some humor mixed in with the slugfests. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Oct 16, 2009

    This series is the only real consequence of World War Hulk that's still about in the Marvel Universe, and it's long been an enjoyable thrill ride. What's most surprising is how touching parts of the story are, as Thor tells Zeus that only Hercules could have saved the day here. It's also nicely handled when Thor mentions that he understands all too well the condition of an angry father who wants to teach him some sort of lesson, and the sheer surprise as Zeus realizes that Hercules fights only for his honor and approval... Reilly Brown's art is wonderful throughout this story, with facial expressions that are wonderfully expressive, just bordering on cartoony, while keeping their reality (see the panel when Thor gives Hercules the low-blow for a great example.) Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente's script is a very knowing look at the reality of Herc, and underlines the difference between him and his fair-haired Avenger cohort, making Hercules more than just Thor without a hammer (a difference Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Oct 19, 2009

    "Incredible Hercules" is the kind of book that makes me laugh a lot, to the point that I have to make sure I read it in the privacy of my own home. That's not a bad problem to have, though. Pak, van Lente, and Brown are knocking this book out of the park. Won't you give it a chance? Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Jim Oct 21, 2009

    If you can relax and enjoy a funny book, then Incredible Hercules is a great title to purchase. Pak and Van Lente continue doing a great job with this book. Read Full Review

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