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Marvel Knights 4 #1

Writer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Artist: Steve McNiven Publisher: Marvel Knights Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Bob Moser Feb 15, 2004

    Despite its lack of traditional superhero action and adventure, Knights 4 is better than the well-heeled Fantastic Four. Many may avoid this title based upon the rancor associated with the on-again off-again firing of Mark Waid by Bill Jemas, but dont let that prejudice you against an honorable and admirable effort by the Marvel Knights team. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 16, 2004

    I'm still on the fence when it comes to this series as there are moments of character interaction that I enjoyed, and this issue does stack the deck against the team so that I am genuinely curious to see how the team is going to get back on its feet. However, I also have some real problems with how Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa arrived at the point of the story where the team is left virtually penniless, and without a roof over their heads, as the book simply doesn't do a convincing job of selling the elements that cause this downhill slide. It asks us to believe Reed and the others were silly enough to leave their entire financial wealth in the hands of a single man, and that they wouldn't have any means of rebuilding their wealth. I mean I'm sure every high-tech firm in existence would be falling over themselves to employ Reed Richards, and the bidding war for his services alone makes it seem a bit silly that the others have rush out and get jobs. Still, I'm willing to look the other way if Read Full Review

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