New Avengers #9

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Steve McNiven Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 24, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 6
4.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

THE SENTRY Part 3 How have the secrets of the Sentry remained a mystery to the world, and how will the world react to his re-emerging? Featuring guest stars galore!

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Sep 8, 2005

    It may seem that Im dwelling on one part of an issue which definitely has other things going for it namely Steve McNivens fantastic art, which shines in all departments, especially his well-judged page composition and great, inventive character designs for the Void (check out that final page splash). However, Ive been very excited to see how Bendis was going to handle having such a powerful and complex character on the team, and Im disappointed with the results. Ultimately, it feels like the Sentrys introduction to the team is being dragged out far too long, and this would seem to be confirmed by the extra issue which has been added to this arc at late notice. Readers would be forgiven for getting frustrated by the lack of answers to questions which were posed months ago, and even explicitly stated in the awesome issue #7, which suggested so much potential for this story. I can only hope that any retcon which is followed through is minor, and that the writer leaves the Sentr Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Kelvin Green Sep 16, 2005

    So we've got some good art, an excruciatingly slow-moving and dull non-story, and some bizarre and unnecessary retcons to a core character; yep, New Avengers #9 is a winner all right. Read Full Review

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