Runaways #5

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Adrian Alphona Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 29, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 3
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TRUE BELIEVERS PART 5 The secret of Victor Mancha's father is finally revealed!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 14, 2005

    Before I offer up my usual positive comments about Adrian Alphona's work I'd like to get a little rant out of the way regarding this series' covers. This is a title that is looking to build its reading base, and when one looks inside the book it's hard not to see a wealth of exciting visual ideas that would do a far better job of grabbing a potential reader's eye, starting with the big name villain that the Runaways spend a large chunk of the issue battling for their lives against. I mean given they plaster Spider-Man and Wolverine on a cover for making what is often times little better than a quick cameo, it seems downright strange this book doesn't sell itself to new readers with attention grabbing cover images that do a better job of representing the story one gets inside. In any event, Adrian Alphona continues to provide some very solid work on this series, as the Runaways find themselves in a high intensity battle with one of the heavy-hitters of the Marvel Universe, and the ar Read Full Review

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