With only one possible misstep in its entire run, Young Avengers has been an incredible ride. The end is in site and the battle with Mother commences. Most of this book however is the calm, before the storm. The knowing that the end is upon these characters runs through the minds of reader and Avenger alike. For anybody jumping on hoping to know what the hell is going on is probably going to throw you for one hell of a loop as all the threats from the past year come hurtling down towards a singularity known only as the Demiurge.
The solicitations were not a joke, this is genuinely an entire issue told from the point of view of Pizza Dog as he solves a crime which turns out to be the murder of their neighbour Gil. Just doing something like this is without a doubt especially when there is very little actually understandable dialogue it is able to succeed.
This isn’t the same Hawkeye that we’ve come to expect. Instead of the comedy filled romp of previous issues Fraction takes us along the origin story of the man that killed Grills in the last issue, an eastern European hitman by the name of Kazi.
Written By: Matt Fraction Art By: David Aja Price: $3.99 After the mysterious redhead turned up on the doorstep of Avengers mansion the women in his life have been trying to understand what her relationship is to Clint.
Written By: Matt Fraction Art By: David Aja Price: $2.99 Cherry, the girl that Clint bought his car, had sexual relations with and saved from the tracksuit mafia again needs his help after she shot her husband trying to get hold of a safe but was unable to complete the job.
Written By: Matt Fraction Art By: Steve Lieber & Jesse Hamm Price: $2.99 Set during the events of Hurricane Sandy Fraction tells the story of both of our Hawkeyes as they deal with the devastation that the hurricane causes from two separate locations. The first story is Clint helping Grills pack up as he goes … Continue reading
Written By: Matt Fraction Art By: Javier Pulido Price: $2.99 Last issue a tape was stolen from S.H.I.E.L.D. with Hawkeye committing the assassination of Du Ke Feng which was as a result put on auction with some of the biggest criminal organisations in the world bidding. Meanwhile Clint is locked in a room tied to … Continue reading