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Avengers Arena #4 ReviewOverview:Nico and Chase try to make friends with the remnants of the Avengers Academy.The Good:The story is really good up until the end. The beginning and middle do the idea of being trapped on the island justice and is able to capture the kids questioning their morals and ideals. It also brings readers up to speed on the Runaways and Chase’s and Nico’s abilities.Dennis Hopeless does a great job capturing the inner turmoil of Chase and Reptil. He makes what they are feel...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
The GoodI was a big fan of both Runaways and Avengers Academy, so it was nice to have the characters from both those series share the spotlight completely in this issue.When we first see Reptil, Hazmat and X-23, they are searching for Juston and his attacker. Another character is attacked under mysterious circumstances, leading to a rift in the short lived alliance between them and Nico and Chase from Runaways. At this point, it's unclear whether or not the mysterious attacks are being done by o...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
This is the first Avengers Arena cover that isn't a tribute, as far as I can tell, and I just don't like. It's just so basic and one-note, especially compared to the first few covers. I mean, I can appreciate the attempt to emulate old school fight flyers with the faded colors and artificial folding damage, but it's just not doing it for me. But more than that, it has NOTHING to do with the issue. This issue probably has LESS fighting than the last two, and nowhere does a brawl between X-23 and ...1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Cover & Solicit - 3/5Would I pick-up or buy the comic based on the solicit or cover alone?Are the alternate covers appealing?Does the solicit and cover portray what happens in the issue?Do I like the artist's style on the cover?Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5- Weighted DoubleDo I personally like this artist's style?Does the artist stay true to the characters appearance?If there are multiple artists do they blend well and not disturb the reading experience?Does the coloring/inking blend well w...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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