New Avengers #55

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Stuart Immonen Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 29, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 4
6.2Critic Rating
7.4User Rating

Ultimate Spider-Man artist Stuart Immonen rejoins series regular Brian Bendis for this all-new blockbuster Avengers story. One of the Hood's gang has found a way to power drain the New Avengers and it turns the tides of the Dark Reign in ways no one would have expected it. Plus the new Sorcerer Supreme has a lot to learn, and they're going to learn it from...Spider-Man? Rated A …$3.99

  • 8.3
    IGN - Daniel Schmergel Jul 29, 2009

    Now try not to complain too much about it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Aug 1, 2009

    So it's a decent issue with some good moments and a twist or two, but it's not quite up to recent efforts. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Jul 28, 2009

    So don't get me wrong, it's not a bad issue. Nor is it a particularly good one. It's technically very strong, but ultimately lacks passion, falling back into almost exactly the same rut it was in before "Secret Invasion" started. If the previous arc on "New Avengers" didn't excite you very much, then there's little here that's likely to change your mind -- and for book that used to thrive on being on the fringe of the Marvel Universe, that can only be seen as a bad thing. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Kyle Posluszny Jul 29, 2009

    New Avengers #55 is, I believe, the start of something good. The artwork is a breath of fresh air and the storyline that begins has the potential to be a lot of fun. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 8, 2009

    It's a first chapter, and so it does what it does well, but I'd have liked more focus on the character moments and less lead-in to another high-concept six-issue arc. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Kelvin Green/David Wallace Jul 28, 2009

    Oh, and how exactly does a power drainer work on Hawkeye, anyway? Read Full Review

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