King In Black: Return Of The Valkyries #2

Event\Storyline: King in Black Writer: Jason Aaron, Torunn Gronbekk Artist: Nina Vakueva Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 16
8.0Critic Rating
6.9User Rating

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SAVE THE SENTRY - SAVE THE VALKYRIES - SAVE THE EARTH!
Knull and his symbiote horrors have come to Earth, and now all Jane Foster sees when she looks at that big blue globe...is a vision of death. Most of Earth's heroes are locked in battle on the ground, and it's up to Jane and the Sentry to protect the rest! But Knull's power has spread over the galaxy and infected creatures even older than the gods...and it may not matter how many Valkyries Jane can bring to their aid.

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  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Feb 3, 2021

    When all is said and done, Return of the Valkyries #2 grows its story well as it brings in new characters and sets up the adventure ahead. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Tanner Dedmon Feb 3, 2021

    Return of the Valkyries' splintered storylines felt unusual at first as if the story was being spread too thin, but they inevitably found a way to seamlessly weave back together. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Spacey Medicine May 24, 2021

    This was a little slow?

  • 9.0
    DSuler Feb 24, 2021

    Clearly building towards something, and I appreciate the character moments. I don't agree this is lacking in action in any way.

  • 9.0
    CrazyforRAMU May 15, 2021

    The nameless new Valkyrie is dispatched to fetch her ax. Dani fights a void-dragon and Jane links up with her (and Hildegarde!). Brunnhilde provides some welcome exposition that neatly stitches Knull's origin story to the Valkyries' affairs. That's not a lot of plot progression, but I am deeply in love with how the characters are written here. And Brunnhilde's contribution opens up the possibility that the Valkyries' story might have a significant impact on the wider event.

    Speaking of the wider event, how sad is it that in 100s of pages, nobody's provided a better name for Knull's symbiote dragons than "symbiote dragons"?

  • 7.0
    Psycamorean Feb 4, 2021

    This issue felt overly long, but it wasn't that bad.

  • 6.0

    Return of the Valkyries
    Issue: 2

    Publisher: Marvel @marvel
    Writer: Jason Aaron @jasonaaron & Torunn Grønbekk @groenbekk
    Artist: Nina Vakueva
    Colors: Tamra Bonvillain @tamra.bonvillain
    Letters: Joe Sabino @joesabinoletterer
    Cover: Mattia De Iulis @mattart91

    While being ferried to Valhalla, the Sentry’s soul was abducted by a decapitated Celestial and a horde of lost & corrupted souls. Tasked by Brunnhilde, Jane Foster assembles a group of Valkyries to destroy the Celestial corpse and cut off the power supply to Knull’s Necrosword. While Jane rallies her sisters in arms, the newly returned Valkyrie, yet to be named, goes in search of her former weapon, the mighty ax, Jarnbjorn!
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  • 5.5
    Gizmo Feb 21, 2021

    Jumping between characters and adding new ones is losing my interest very quickly. I think maybe I should have passed on this title.

  • 10
    haha Mar 18, 2021

  • 8.5
    flodid Apr 17, 2021

  • 8.5
    DrTracy May 12, 2021

  • 8.0
    tonpas1989 Feb 3, 2021

  • 8.0
    KittyNone Feb 21, 2021

  • 7.5
    fenixalasnegras Mar 31, 2021

  • 5.0
    Adsun22 Feb 4, 2021

  • 5.0
    fandelabd Mar 31, 2021

  • 4.0
    Bananaknight Feb 10, 2021

  • 3.5
    Merlyn Feb 3, 2021

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