Uncanny Avengers #1

Writer: Gerry Duggan Artist: Javier Garron Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 16, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 28
8.4Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

The FALL OF X calls for the return of the Avengers' Unity Squad! Innocent people and world leaders are dead after simultaneous attacks on the U.S. and Krakoan governments, and that means one thing: It's time for a new squad of Avengers. False-flag attacks meant to whip up anti-mutant hysteria are unfolding, and hey, some of Steve Rogers' best friends are mutants. Your new unity squad is: Captain America, Rogue, Deadpool, Quicksilver, Psylocke and Monet. They must solve the mystery of who the new, murderous Captain Krakoa is - and stop his team of killers from igniting the fires of a new world war. PLUS: A bonus page written by Jonathan Hickma more

  • 9.5
    Graphic Policy - Alfie Erin Aug 16, 2023

    Uncanny Avengers #1 is a great first issue to the limited series. It has action, mystery, and oh so many dead fascists, what more could you want?  Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 16, 2023

    Fans of the X-Men and Avengers will enjoy every second of Uncanny Avengers. It balances character and action with a heroes-at-war angle that suits the dark time Marvel's mutants are in. This is great adrenaline-charged superhero comics. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Comic Watch - B. Radtz Aug 16, 2023

    In the wake of ORCHISs terrorist attack on the X-Men, and their Avengers allies, Captain America reforms the Unity Squad, with Quicksilver, Rogue, Gambit, M and Psylocke, and they take their fight to the frontlines, getting ready to do battle with the all new, all deadly Mutant Liberation Front. Can they save the world, and in turn themselves? Duggans continuing his winning streak after a really great opening salvo in the Fall of X. The team wastes no time in getting set up, and he keeps the book going at a breakneck pace. Hopefully the ending lands at the same quality as the opening shot, because Avengers and X-Men fans can rejoice over this killer team. Read Full Review

  • 9.1
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 16, 2023

    Garron delivers great art throughout the issue. The action is visually impressive and engaging and I love the drama of the character moments. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Aug 21, 2023

    Uncanny Avengers #1 does an excellent job motivating every character to be there, regardless of whether they are good or bad guys. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Nerd Initiative - Derek Hoskins Aug 16, 2023

    I have not been reading any of the Fall of X story. I was concerned going into this book that I would be lost and have a hard time following the story. However, between the summary at the beginning of the issue and excellent writing throughout, I was never lost. I found myself wanting to pick up other X titles and catch up on everything. That is what you want, you want a story to grab you and want more. I'm very happy to have read this issue and I cannot wait to see where the story goes from here! Do yourself a favor and don't miss out on this one. Even if you're behind on the mutants in the Marvel Universe. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Aug 22, 2023

    As the ‘Fall Of X' continues a familiar but different team rises as the ‘Uncanny Avengers' follow the adage of see a fascist, and punch a fascist. A very dark but also hopeful and action-packed series that once again thankfully puts mutants and other heroes on the same page against the forces of evil. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - William Tucker Aug 16, 2023

    Uncanny Avengers #1 brings the Unity Squad back when needed most. An important issue that brings an Avengers perspective to the catastrophic mutant situation. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Sep 12, 2023

    Duggan and company manage a very cleverly-modulated first issue. Its remarkable how much the creative team manages to cram into a single book without making it feel cluttered. Its really only 38 pages or so, but it feels spacious and well-executed enough that they could have actually filled a few issues. Theres a sharp slickness about it all that feels like its. Going in a fresh direction for everyone involved. The themes being covered have been around in X-books for decades, but Duggan and company are giving it fresh life in a new series.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Spencer Perry Aug 16, 2023

    Garron's work is, for the most part, pretty extraordinary in Uncanny Avengers #1, elevated with some help from colorist Morry Hollowell. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Aug 19, 2023

    The new team is off to a pretty strong start, with a lot of good character recruitments as we gear up for an ongoing series. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Geek'd Out - Nico Sprezzatura Aug 16, 2023

    (Plus: former Head of X Jonathan Hickman supplies a brief teaser for his upcoming G.O.D.S. series, if thats something youre intrigued by.) Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Aug 22, 2023

    There's not enough here to likely make me stay with the comic for more than an issue or two. However, despite the hodgepodge nature of the group (did someone at Marvel simply draw character names out of a hat?), the comic does have its moments such as Captain America stating his case against conspiracy whackjob fascists (whose hateful rhetoric is sadly all too timely in today's world). Read Full Review

  • 10
    Mynd Phucke Aug 16, 2023

    Great premise, great story, and great art. I like the "consequences-of-actions" and sense of danger that has been returned to the X-Men/mutants post-Krakoan resurrections (e.g. the fact that Psylocke and Penance are introduced as hit-and-run mutant partisans makes sense now that the odds are stacked against them and fatal mistakes they make can't be corrected through resurrection).

    Overall...Great Start!

  • 9.5
    JerBearMI Oct 13, 2023

    Fantastic start to this series. No notes

  • 9.0
    Federico Liguori Sep 16, 2023

    Absolutely amazing. Even if I'm not currently following the mutants series, Duggan managed to perfectly tell a great story with all the references. Let's see who this new Captain Krakoa is!

  • 8.5
    RatsKert Aug 19, 2023

    Read this issue.
    Don't make me twist your arm.

  • 8.5
    Jawsh Aug 17, 2023

    Got stuck with the DISGUSTING Greg Land cover...
    WHACK.

    But omg this was another good debut. FALL OF X so far is off with a BANG.

  • 8.0
    Screaming Enigma Sep 14, 2023

    I thought this was a pretty good start to this miniseries. I've been reading Duggan's X-Men run since it started and I've always like the concept of Captain Krakoa. Here, I will say that I'm very interested to find out who this new person that's taken up the mantle is. As for the Unity Squad, I must admit that I wasn't incredibly interested by the line-up when I first saw it. However, I do like the team after reading this. Deadpool's my favorite comic character, so him being here definitely helped and he was fun here. Steve Rogers is always a great leader and I think he's the perfect leader here. Those two are the highlights for me, but I also generally like everyone else, although I don't know much about Penance. Moving back to the story i more

  • 7.0
    DDJamesB Aug 21, 2023

    I liked the FCBD det up issue better, but it has some promise. I like the Captain Krakoa stuff. It just felt like it was a little generic.

  • 7.0
    derbycomics Aug 16, 2023

    After seeing the atrocities committed by Orchi first-hand, Captain America goes on a recruiting mission to form a new Unity Squad in this week’s UNCANNY AVENGERS #1 by Gerry Duggan and Javier Garrón. I was actually surprised at how much this book complements the work Duggan is doing in the main X-Men title, so much so that we see the two teams meet-up for a strategy session. I can see some interesting cross-over potential between the two books in the future and if it means we somehow get a Psylock, Monet, & Shadowkat trio I would gladly take it! But I digress…

    Duggan’s script was a lot stronger in the first half of the issue compared to the second half. There was a lot of exposition early on that gave a succinct and impor more

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