New Avengers #38

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Michael Gaydos Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 13, 2008 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 5
7.6Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

Conspiracy, paranoia, and betrayal may have taken their toll on the Avengers newlyweds Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Has Jessica turned her back on The Avengers? Guest-starring the Mighty Avengers.

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - J. Montes Feb 14, 2008

    This issue features no action or fist throwing, but plays upon a story that's been building for a long time. The “Secret Invasion, Infiltration” title on the cover is a bit misleading, so don't expect any revelations. All in all, a solid read. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    IGN - Bryan Joel Feb 13, 2008

    I think I enjoyed this issue more than most will. Taking that into account, you could probably skip this issue if you don't give a damn about Jessica Jones or Luke Cage. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Feb 12, 2008

    Whilst this issue might provide a welcome opportunity for Michael Gaydos to revisit Luke and Jessica again (and his take on both characters is definitive, in my view) and for Bendis to write some convincing back-and-forths and amusing one-liners, it doesn't do enough to maintain the momentum of the overall New Avengers story at a time when we're meant to be gearing up for a major crossover event. As such, it feels like yet more treading water, and at this point, Secret Invasion can't get here quickly enough. Read Full Review

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