Secret Avengers #12.1

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Scot Eaton Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 27, 2011 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 4
7.2Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

START READING with this POINT ONE issue. Word of the clandestine Avengers team has leaked to the world, kicking off a global race by the Secret Avengers to save compromised superhuman assets before they can be taken off the board!

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    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Apr 27, 2011

    Yes, boys and girls" I think these next three months are going to be quite kind to these Secret Avengers! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Bin - Dan Horn Apr 28, 2011

    Still, this is the best direction I've seen this book going in, and it's incredibly promising. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Danny Djeljosevic Apr 29, 2011

    Rogers' big concluding speech about the ensuing moral complexities from his job as "America's Top Cop" feels vaguely like Spencer talking through his character. Obviously, it's not a one-to-one ratio between an indie comics guy who quickly and recently became a mainstream comics wunderkind and a superhero turned government agent -- there's less Vonnegut-style time-travel, for one thing -- but it feels like both Spencer and the former Captain America are addressing the horrid base criticism of "selling out" (which I don't really think is possible in the comics industry), but Spencer/Rogers offer a satisfying answer: I don't know, but I'll do my best. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett May 1, 2011

    "Secret Avengers" was a book without a strong purpose or direction aside from 'fighting the Shadow Council' and this issue doesn't inspire confidence in the concept working without that large enemy standing opposite the group. As debuts, and 'point one' issues, go, this is a disappointment. Read Full Review

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