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Avengers Arena #5 ReviewOverview:Murderworld through the eyes of Kid Briton.The Good:Arcade shows up here to ramp up the game and it is a refreshing change of pace compared to watching the kids wonder whether they should kill each other or not. The mystery of who attacked Reptil is solved, which is good, but I am not sure if I agree with who it was.Dennis Hopeless does a great job writing Kid Briton. This is arguably the best issue yet, maybe the Deathlokette one; and I believe it is because Kid...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
I had, numerous times before, considered dropping this title. Most of the issues so far have been mediocre, to say the least, but maybe Avengers Arena is not yet hopeless (pun intended).Kevin Walker's art is clean and flows along with the story nicely. He draws teenagers quite well and for that, his pencilling fits the book perfectly. And Hopeless is not bad at all either. Arcane mentions a new safe spot containing food and medical supplies and all of the kids are currently looking for it. The i...5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
The first three covers for this series were brilliant tributes, varied, and gorgeous. The fourth cover was okay, but this one is just simplistic, lazy, and boring. Johnson's Kid Briton looks really dull, and he's all that's there, and just... there. There's nothing to this cover.Luckily, we have the amazing Kev Walker back on interior art after a no show last issue, although Vitti's fill-in artwork was plenty great. Even if you loath the concept of this series, I don't think anyone's been able t...5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Cover & Solicit - 4/5Would 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 - 5/5- 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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