Monsters Unleashed #5

Monsters Unleashed #5

Event\Storyline: Monsters Unleashed Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Adam Kubert Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 15, 2017 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 8
6.5Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

•  Up against odds that have never seemed so dire, Marvel heroes like CAPTAIN AMERICA, SPIDER-MAN and MEDUSA will have to lean on their newest and youngest ally to save the day.
•  But what is imagination worth up against several tons of teeth, claws and rage? Well, one LEVIATHON is about to find out. KID KAIJU will have to dig deep into his newfound powers if he wants to save the day - and the Earth with it!
•  The final chapter in an epic story that you won't want to miss, as drawn by comics legend, ADAM KUBERT.
Rated T+

  • 8.4
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Mar 16, 2017

    "Go, Go Monsters Unleashed!" can probably be this series's unofficial theme song. With it's conclusion it shows itself to be a monster smackdown and introduction to five new heroes for the Marvel Universe. It's not deep or dark, let alone for older readers, but a fun monsterpalooza for the younger comic reading crowd. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    We Got This Covered - Christian Bone Mar 15, 2017

    There's a disappointing lack of The Avengers, but the finale of the Monsters Unleashed crossover is still full of all-ages, action-packed thrills. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Mar 19, 2017

    So, not a bad series, but not an exceptional one, either. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    411Mania - RobF Mar 23, 2017

    Monsters Unleashed wasn't the greatest series but it certainly had its moments. The fun quotient was turned way up and the plethora of guest stars made it a worthwhile read. Now let's see if the regular series can keep the momentum going. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Mar 19, 2017

    All in all, even with my hesitation about the presentation and the hype about this book, I still found this an enjoyable reading experience overall, and Kubert's art made the combat sequences (which are most of the issue, it must be said) really sing. In short, Monsters Unleashed #5 has a lot to offer and adds another smart young hero to the Marvel Universe, which I'm all in favor of. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Mar 15, 2017

    This final issue twists things a bit which is good as it's an improvement over the last four issues. Kid Kaiju steps up to take on the enemy and his powers are interesting harkening back to some retro stories. It's clear what the intended audience is for the upcoming series based on this final issue, but I'm also a little baffled how an ongoing series is spinning out of this. I have some ideas and this final issue has me intrigued as to what's up. What's really impressive is this final issue boosts what has come before and makes the whole series an interesting read. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Comicosity - Doug Zawisza Mar 17, 2017

    Slightly overspent, and certainly uneven throughout the breadth of the series, Monsters Unleashed was more fun than most Marvel events in recent memory. If you skipped the series to this point, Monsters Unleashed #5 gives you enough to prepare for the ongoing, which Bunn will also be writing, with art from David Balden. I might not rush back to re-read this before the first issue of the ongoing is in my hands, but Im sure Ill check it out again by the time this series hits Marvel Unlimited. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Mar 15, 2017

    Monsters Unleashed ends with new beginnings in store for the Marvel Universe. It may have ended in a way we all saw coming, but it's great fun especially for your inner 10 year old. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    The Beat - Alexander Jones Mar 15, 2017

    Monsters Unleashed stumbles at the finish line with an uninspired storyline Read Full Review

  • 2.8
    IGN - Blair Marnell Mar 16, 2017

    Here's the tagline for this series: "What a colossal waste of time." Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Jack's Yattering Mar 15, 2017

    MONSTERS UNLEASHED #5 was as fun as the rest of the limited series. Mindless, monster fighting fun. I don't know if there is enough here to support an ongoing...definitely not if it follows the format established in the Limited Series. What was unadulterated fun for five issues will become annoying by ten. That said, the ongoing cast, introduced this issue, their abilities and story are interesting enough...And, while I'm not normally, a fan of Mr.Bunn's work, I do love me some Elsa Bloodstone. So, to conclude, while it will never be considered a modern masterpiece, MONSTERS UNLEASHED was a fun ride for anyone, like me, that likes to, occasionally, have a little fun with their comics. If I could sum up my opinion in one word... SCORE: 8.1

  • 9.0
    freemanlouis7 Mar 17, 2017

    Go Go Power Marvel😉! This issue reminded me that comics use to be for young people, not guys in their mid thirties like me. I just accepted it was for fun and I enjoyed it.

  • 5.0
    Spock's Brain Mar 20, 2017

    Well, it's over. Utterly pointless. This kind of mindless action was fun for me for exactly one issue, when my sensibilities were bludgeoned by the heavy handedness of "Civil War II," and silly action seemed welcome. Then each further issue continued to grate more and more on my nerves. If I was seven years old again perhaps I would have liked this series. And the art was stellar throughout. And Marvel kept it so on schedule, by the time I decided to drop it the issues had been pre-ordered for me. So there's that...

  • 8.5
    darkfire369 Mar 16, 2017

  • 7.5
    Khan/Murdock Mar 17, 2017

  • 7.0
    TheFallenKing13 Mar 15, 2017

  • 7.0
    Destraction Mar 15, 2017

  • 4.0
    StanielK Apr 9, 2017

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