S.W.O.R.D. #7

Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Stefano Caselli Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 28, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 65
8.0Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

The Hellfire Gala is over...but not all the guests have gone home. Victor Von Doom is staying for dinner. He's chatting to an old friend in a very new setting - about thrones, empires, magic, Mysterium...and the LAST ANNIHILATION!
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Lia Kolb Jul 28, 2021

    S.W.O.R.D.#7 is another stellar issue in a great series. Ewing and Caselli make a great team and it's hard not to be excited for the future of this book. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Comic Watch - Ross Hutchinson Jul 28, 2021

    S.W.O.R.D #7 continues to expand on mutantkind's interests well beyond earth and Krakoa itself as Ewing takes us deeper in to the action of The Last Annihilation while dabbling in some superb character interaction and political maneuvering from several of its main characters. The art on this book continues to be nothing short of incredible as Caselli, Fer Sufuentes-Sujo and Maher combine like a mutant circuit and elevate Ewing's already superb writing to the next level! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Oz Longworth Aug 2, 2021

    Don't be fooled by the crossover chyron on the cover. Al Ewing's pen game is strong enough that this still holds up as its own book while still satisfying editorial mandates. All in all, it's a fun action romp that also continues to reiterate Storm being an absolute savage as much on the political landscape as she is on the battlefield. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Jul 28, 2021

    The overall "The Last Annihilation" story is, thus far, pretty simple "bad guy attacks" material at the moment. Still, Ewing, Caselli, and company take what's simple, at least on the surface, and make it worthwhile by executing exceedingly well. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Tony Thornley Jul 30, 2021

    Ewing's cosmic epic continues to come together while also telling its part of the grand Krakoan X-Men epic. This is simply a great book, even with a new art team. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jul 31, 2021

    Some great character work easily carries an otherwise jumbled issue that's got to deal with another random crossover. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - ozwoods Jul 28, 2021

    S.W.O.R.D. #7 advances the plot of The Last Annihilation while finishing off some business from the Hellfire Gala. It pays off to several storylines and moments Al Ewing established in Empyre and previous S.W.O.R.D. issues. The art change is very noticeable, and while Stefano Caselli is good, the art's not as captivating as before. The main draw here is the invasion of Throneworld and the dinner between Dr. Doom and Storm in particular. The character interaction between the two is nice and well-written, but no significant development occurs that no one couldn't guess would happen. But the two get to show off their more regal sides. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Jul 29, 2021

    Overall this was an interesting issue. It had some great moments with Storm but it was a little harder to follow if you are not reading the Last Annihilation event. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    You Don't Read Comics - David Harth Jul 28, 2021

    S.W.O.R.D. #7 is a bit of a double-edged sword in that it's an entertaining book that is also super annoying. This book deserves to be able to do its own thing, and it's never got to. Ewing is a good sci-fi writer, but he has a whole lot of great characters that he's doing nothing with, and that's a travesty. Caselli's art is excellent, which definitely helps. One day, this book won't be bogged down by crossovers and get a chance to be special. Read Full Review

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