digimod's Avengers Academy #1 - Permanent Record, Part 1 review

A Boring Start

Nothing impresses me here.  This first issue feels like the first 10 minutes of a movie, after the opening action scene.  We just meet the characters, are introduced to some drama between the members and then it's over. That's it.  The only action is in the training room.  I do appreciate good writing in comic books - but it's still about super powered heroes, in my opinion the first issue should be at least 50% action and we should be introduced to some villain or disaster - even if it is for a team in training.  Some of the characters are interesting and I like the choices for trainers.  If nothing happens by issue #2 - which I'm about to read - this series will not find it's way onto my pull list.


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