Taskmaster #2

Writer: Jed MacKay Artist: Alessandro Vitti Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 16, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 12
7.7Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

TARGET: COULSON!
Taskmaster heads to DC for his first victim, Phil Coulson! But Coulson isn't alone, he's got an entire squadron on speed dial...
Rated T+

  • 9.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Dec 16, 2020

    MacKay twists the artifacts of a totally mundane slugfest and turns it into something really, really enjoyable. Superman has been around for the better part of a century. Put him in a different costume with a different identity in a different universe, and he's still going to interact in the same way he has in thousands of various conflicts stretching back to the later 1930s. Somehow MacKay has managed to stage a Superman-style slugfest in a way that makes it feel fresh and exciting, courtesy of a charming villain. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Dec 26, 2020

    The gods must be crazy and so is Tony Masters, taking on Hyperion as part of a three part mission to clear his name. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Tanner Dedmon Dec 16, 2020

    It's hard to imagine Taskmaster at a lower point than the aftermath of his Hyperion fight, but if there's anything that remained unbruised afterwards, it's his confidence and resolve. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Sam Rutzick Dec 20, 2020

    A delightful but conventional comic with 22 pages of our hero getting punched. Read Full Review

  • 6.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - AJ O. Mason Dec 20, 2020

    This issue gets too serious for its own good, but still reveals more about Taskmaster's personality and makes the reader care more about the main character's goals. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Psycamorean Dec 17, 2020

    I genuinely really loved this issue. Wasn't expecting something this good from a Taskmaster miniseries, but here we are.

  • 8.0
    Spacey Medicine Apr 16, 2021

    Pretty good!

  • 8.5
    CrazyforRAMU Mar 26, 2021

    Tony and Nick Fury Jr tackle what they figure is their hardest mission first: Phil Coulson, who tends to hang out with Hyperion these days. "Taskmaster vs. Hyperion" should only go one way -- but look at whose name is on the book. The creators show exactly what you need to do to turn a potentially-boring slugfest into a fascinating struggle. My two favorite bits are the outstanding timing (those planning flashbacks are perfectly placed) and the slurred but significant character revelations Tony shares as he gets clobbered.

  • 8.0
    the_comic_book_club Dec 20, 2020

    Taskmaster
    Volume: 3, Issue; 2
    “The Rubicon Trigger, Part: 2”

    Publisher, Marvel @marvel
    Writer: Jed MacKay @jedcagemackay
    Artist: Alessandro Vitti @alessandro_vitti
    Colors: Guru-eFX
    Letters: Joe Sabino @joesabinoletterer
    Cover: Valerio Giangiordano @valeriogiangiordanoart & Arif Prianto @arifprianto.arf

    Maria Hill is dead. Determined to unravel the mystery of her murder, Nick Fury Jr. enlists the aid of the man framed for the job, Taskmaster! Requiring three specific kinesic signatures in order to unlock her computers, Taskmaster is set upon his first target, Phil Coulson, director of the Squadron Supreme of America. However, this brings Taskmaster into direct conflict with the un more

  • 10
    Leylin Dec 17, 2020

  • 10
    Bruno Mael Jun 9, 2021

  • 9.5
    tonpas1989 Dec 16, 2020

  • 9.5
    Grifter Dec 17, 2020

  • 9.5
    Radar Dec 19, 2020

  • 9.0
    cincyfan Feb 22, 2021

  • 8.0
    Merlyn Feb 5, 2021

  • 7.5
    Adsun22 Dec 17, 2020

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