Moon Knight #27

Writer: Mike Benson Artist: Jefte Palo Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 9, 2015 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
7.7Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

“DOWN SOUTH,” PART 2 Marc Spector may be dead, but Moon Knight is very much alive. Hiding out in the dark underbelly of Mexico City, trouble quickly finds the fugitive vigilante when a local land baron hires him to ensure the safe return of his kidnapped daughter. Problem is, whoever’s got the girl is also in the crosshairs of the Punisher, who’s traveled down to Mexico on the trail of Russian mobsters. And if that weren’t enough, another predator appears to have joined the party. Someone homegrown. Enter: Toltec. Parental Advisory …$2.99

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Kevin Powers Feb 17, 2009

    As a die-hard Moon Knight fan, you wont find any complaints here from me. As a die-hard action fan, you wont find any complaints either. And finally as someone who appreciates a great story, still no complaints. Since taking over this title, Mike Benson has completely changed the quality and depiction of the character. Each issue brings a new dynamic to the table and keeps this book's pulse pounding. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Feb 18, 2009

    While this arc offers a compelling, if not terribly creative tale, the real selling point for me is the art. I absolutely love Jefte Palo's style. It carries a stronger superhero flair than might be immediately apparent. Characters display a fluid sense of motion, and detail is sacrificed to generate mood. I do dislike some of Palo's figure work, particularly with the overly masculine lead female character, but on the whole I think he's a great fit for this book and its new surroundings. If you've forgotten all about Moon Knight in recent months, now would be a good time to jump back on and see what the current creative team has to offer. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Feb 17, 2009

    The recent "Death of Marc Spector" arc cleared the way for a new kind of "Moon Knight" comic, and Mike Benson has started to take advantage of the opportunity to tell stories that feel different from the ones that came before. Unfortunately, they are just generic crime stories, and that's barely an improvement. Read Full Review

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