Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Albert Avilla Reviews: Avengers #32
Reviewed by Albert Avilla
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis
Art: Brandon Peterson & Mike Mayhew
Big time spoiler alert. Yeah! Yipee! Horay! I’m giddy with excitement.
The Wasp is back; I like when things go my way. She didn’t die; she just shrunk down to the Microverse. She’s on the run from the local godfather and doing it in a style all her own. The Avengers that go to rescue her are the old school team: Cap, Thor, Iron Man, and Giant-Man; Bendis should have dug up the real Hulk and made Cap stay home. Let’s pay homage to the original team.
Then, here comes bipolar Wonder Man trying to go on the mission, but the Avengers don’t trust him. The old school crew shrinks down to the Microverse and in no time, they find the Wasp. Pym recognizes her at first; I guess he knows that slamming body. Everyone gets a kiss, and Cap enjoys his the most. Cap the red blooded American knows what to do with a hottie. The godfather makes his entrance; Lord Gouzar is going to get some Avenger beat down.
After two issues of building my anticipation, it is time for the major throw-down. We have gotten to the make-it or break-it point of the story. Bring it home, Mr. Bendis. Did I say that I’m pleased to have the Wasp back? Once again, Mr. Bendis has written a more than adequate story. The characterization is above par; these are real people and they behave as I expect them to. They are not out of character. Bendis gives this team a camaraderie that is believable; we get the feeling that they have been through rough times together. This is a tight-nit group. The Avengers will miss Brian Michael Bendis.
This is some of the best art in comics. The characters really look great; the head shots are comic masterpieces. The art is as enjoyable as the story.
I rate Avengers # 32 Buy Your Own Copy. #2 (of 5) on Al-O-Meter Ranking