Kang the Conqueror #2

Writer: Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing Artist: Carlos Magno Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 15, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 36
7.5Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

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A young, rebellious and idealistic Kang finds himself in Ancient Egypt, where an older version of himself is ruling with an iron fist as the pharaoh Rama-Tut. When the Moon Knight draws young Kang into a battle against his future self, tragedy strikes. But will it knock Nathaniel off the course of his destiny or lock him into one path forever?

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  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Sep 15, 2021

    Kang the Conqueror #2has the feel of a massive sci-fi blockbuster, drawing upon the time-traveling tyrant's history to craft a conflict that spans through time and space. With the ending of this issue, as well as the cover to the next issue, it looks like Nathaniel's war against his future self is only beginning, and is slated to draw in a few more fan-favorite villains from the Marvel Universe. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Dan Spinelli Sep 15, 2021

    Nathaniel Richards is on a journey to become Kang the Conqueror, but he's not liking what he sees. This issue, set in Egypt, introduces him to one of Kang's more famous incarnations and invites Nathaniel to reconsider his destiny. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - ozwoods Sep 15, 2021

    Kang The Conqueror #2 continues the young Kang's journey as he appears in ancient Egypt and faces his adult counterpart, Rama-Tut. The story of the young Nathaniel trying to defy his fate in becoming the futuristic conqueror is a compelling story as he uses the history of his own life and Earth to his advantage. It builds this divergent rebellious persona for him while sowing the seeds of the time-traveling super-villain. The art and action by Carlos Magno and Espen Grundetjern looks amazing as they show the young Kang in action in ancient Egypt. The story leaves on an interesting cliffhanger that will have Marvel fans excited to see what happens next. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Sep 15, 2021

    His words speak to powerful themes and potent conflicts, but they are only realized as a pitch never in the action. As a result Kang lies limp on the page as his ambitions seek to pair him with more popular characters, but it all looks quite nice. Read Full Review

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