New Thunderbolts #10

Writer: Fabian Nicieza Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
7.0Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

PURPLE REIGN PART 1 Everything you thought you knew could very well be WRONG! Songbird and Swordsman are on the run with all of Manhattan against them -- but when they reach the Thunderbolts, will they find friends or foes? Have Songbird's former teammates been manipulated from the very beginning by -- Killgrave the Purple Man?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 30, 2005

    Tom Grummett turns in some powerful looking visuals, such as the double page spread that opens the book where we find Swordsman and Songbird fleeing an unruly mob. The Thunderbolts also get an impressive double-page introduction into the issue, as that's a lovely looking team shot. There's also a nice intensity to the more shocking moments in this issue, from the explosive quality of the scene where Atlas finds himself unable to contain his energies, to that jaw dropping panel where we get a look at what put that look of horror on Songbird's face. In fact the art does a lovely job of playing up the shock value of those final pages as we see the Swordsman goes to town on the various members of the Thunderbolts. The transformation into the House of M reality is also nicely conveyed by the art as it has a nice abrupt quality about it, and it serves to give the final page even more impact. I also rather enjoyed the cover image as it nicely captures the basic premise of the issue with a rat Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jul 15, 2005

    If not for the courage of Tom Grummett, Gary Erskine and Chris Sotomayor, "the minnow would be lost, the minnow would be lost." I'm tempted though to give this book an even lower score. Although I recognize that I may be prejudiced against the Purple Pinbrain, but come on! This is Zebediah Killgrave! A total joke of a villain throughout his entire fictional life. Damn it, why couldn't Scourge have killed this Exasperating Eggplant! Read Full Review

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