S.W.O.R.D. #2

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Steven Sanders Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 9, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
7.5Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Extraterrestrials are no longer welcome on Earth. So say goodbye to Marvel Boy, Beta Ray Bill, Karolina from the Runaways and a ton of others…including Agent Brand and Lockheed! Henry Gyrich has turned the tables on our heroine and her time as head of S.W.O.R.D. is coming to a close. Rated A …$2.99

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Dec 11, 2009

    Nonetheless, with two genuinely fun issues under its belt, SWORD has quickly established itself as a must-read series, not just for X-Men fans, but for anyone who appreciates the diverse storytelling opportunities of the Marvel Universe. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    IGN - Bryan Joel Dec 9, 2009

    By the end of this issue, though, things are looking up for SWORD. I wasn't quite convinced that it was all going to work well with the setup issue #1 offered, but if Kieron Gillen's imagination and strong grasp of Brand as the book's lead can hold out, Marvel could have a very solid title on its hands. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Matthew J. Brady Dec 8, 2009

    Tiresome Dark Reign nonsense aside, this is certainly an enjoyable series, full of neat ideas and potential for good stories. Maybe Kieron Gillen will be able to move into his own territory once the "event" is over, but even until then, he'll probably be able to fit in plenty of wackiness and crazy action, doing the best that he can to play the cards he's been dealt and still hit the jackpot. I'll be pulling for him. Read Full Review

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