A Plot Called Death: Hickman’s Avengers Epic On Mortality

“Baby, everything dies, now that’s a fact…..”-Bruce Springsteen

“The Avengers is about life and New Avengers is about death“-Jonathan Hickman

In the lead up to Jonathan Hickman’s take over of Marvel’s flagship Avengers books, that quote always stood out. For someone that sits on the side of optimism, my perception of what it meant against the actual reality of the content could not have been further apart in retrospect, but that’s a good thing. Because while Hickman’s long form transdimensional Marvel epic was a lot of things, what it probably did most was defy expectations and in the realm of corporate comics, that in itself is it’s own kind of rare achievement.

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Freeze Frame 5/8/2015

From We Can Never Go Home #2 by Joshua Hood
From We Can Never Go Home #2 by Joshua Hood.

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Moon Knight #2 Review

358752._SX640_QL80_TTD_By Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire, Corey Petit
Marc Spector is crazy! But what else is new? Egyptian Gods are still cool!
As I predicted last issue, Marc Spector may be crazy but he’s not insane. The insane asylum he woke up in is not what it appears to be and he’s ready for parole.

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