The Pulse #11

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Michael Gaydos Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 3
7.0Critic Rating
6.2User Rating

Fans of Jessica Jones have waited two years for one thing; the birth of Jessica Jones and Luke Cage's baby! Plus: Luke Cage needs a new costume, stat!

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Sep 18, 2005

    (The final few pages of this issue feature a 4-page preview of a new Marvel series: and whilst Nick Furys Howling Commandos may find a niche somewhere, its certainly doesnt grab me on the strength of these pages. Putting this trailer in the back of The Pulse could well backfire for Marvel advertisers, as I couldnt imagine a starker contrast between the skillfully-executed and intelligent nu-Marvel of Bendis issue, and the hollow 90s-throwback that this new title seems bent on providing.) Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Deeley Sep 18, 2005

    So its a solid issue, overall. If youre not a regular reader, this is as good a time to pick it up as any. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Kelvin Green Sep 18, 2005

    See? Im not always nasty to Bendis. This is exactly the kind of good solid character work that makes him popular, the kind of stuff he should be concentrating on instead of getting out of his depth on epic superhero stories that he just doesn't have the mindset for. Okay, that there was a bit critical Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Sep 18, 2005

    This was also billed as the issue we actually see the baby, but instead its another cliff-hanger on that front. Thats perhaps the most frustrating thing about Bendis-world; to produce so many books, they all end up on such wonky schedules, and his plotting doesnt seem to ever take publishing dates into account. Read Full Review

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