Runaways #8

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Adrian Alphona Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 19, 2003 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
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Teenage Wasteland: Chapter Two
The Runaways welcome a new member into their fold, but will this dashing young man help the teenagers defeat their villainous parents ... or tear the team apart?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 28, 2003

    With the other titles in Marvel's new line falling victim to the cancellation ax I'd be lying if I wasn't deeply concerned about this book's future, but here's hoping this book's numbers are moving up as this book deserves every opportunity to find it's audience. It's certainly one of my favorite titles coming out of Marvel, as Brian K Vaughan has crafted a cast that is highly engaging and their situation is very easy to become quite caught up in. Now this second arc looks to be all about testing the newly formed relationships that exist between this group, as the only thing that is really keeping them together at this point of the game is that they have all discovered their parents are evil, and sticking together makes far more sense than trying to go at it alone. However, with the addition of the newest cast member we see the team is already on the verge of coming apart at the seams as Brian K. Vaughan has smartly realized that teenagers are largely driven by emotion, not logic, as Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Nov 25, 2003

    While not bad, this issue didnt really click with me like the previous ones have. I didnt like the way some of the characters behaved, but really enjoyed others, so its kind of hit and miss. Not solid enough for four bullets, but not too bad. Its certainly not a waste of time. Read Full Review

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