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Trapped on an isolated island, 16 superhuman teens - including members of the Runaways and Avengers Academy - are given a chilling ultimatum by their demented captor: Fight or die...only one will walk out alive! Thus begins a primal battle that will test the skills, stamina and morals of each combatant. Welcome to Murder World - where secrets are plenty, alliances are fleeting, and the key to victory might be rewriting the rules of the game. As Cammi and Hazmat battle the mysterious Deathlocket, X-23 and Juston Seyfert's Sentinel join the fray - but who's stalking the heroes in their sleep? Who are the students of the Braddock Academy? What's up with Chase and Darkhawk? Who is not what they seem? And which player will draw first blood? Betrayal! Secrets! Murder! We dare you to tune in to your new favorite comic...NOW! Collecting AVENGERS ARENA #1-6.

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If Hunger Games Focused On Every Character 0

This is one of the three Marvel Now comics that I picked up in hopes of getting back into the genre. The other two were Hawkeye and Superior Spider-Man, fantastic volumes full of wonderful characterization and very solid stories. Here, however, I was reminded how this isn't always the case.The plot is very bare-bones. This is Hunger Games, but with teenage superheroes from various series, such as Avengers Academy and Runaways, among others. The first issue even references the source material, w...

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takes a deep breathe*ahhhhMMMMAAAaaaAAAaaaNNNNThis is my first review ever on ComicVine!second time typing it since my laptop crashed. Oh well.Shout Out to @RyonslaughtLet us BeginThe GOODThis story is inspired by The Hunger Games success, and The Hunger Games was inspired by Battle Royal. Big deal. Art imitates art all the time. Dennis Hopeless (funny last name), Greg Horn (#3), Dave Johnson(#1), Chris Bachalo & Tim Townsend(#2) let the reader know that this isn't an "original" story. Arca...

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