cosmic_sentinel's Marvels #2 - Monsters review

The Greatest Show on Earth

Legendary artist, Alex Ross, teams with writer, Kurt Bursiek, to deliver the history of the Marvel Universe from the perspective of one of it's more normal inhabitants. Issue 2 deals with the arrival of the beloved Avengers and the Fantastic Four as well as the feared X-Men. Again, we observe the action from the sidelines with the hopes and fears of New York's ordinary citizens. During the creation of this project, Ross and Bursiek realised that the wedding of Reed Richards and Sue Storm must have occured the same day as the sentinel attack and subsequent anti-mutant riots. The irony is not lost on the protagonist, Phil Sheldon as he hides a mutant child from his hostile neighbors.


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