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I'll be honest, I'm not familiar with Alpha Flight. I know little bits and pieces of their history, but mostly, this is my first foray into the team. I picked this book up for two reasons, Fred Van Lente and Greg Pak. I will give anything the write a shot. That said, this issue was not a disappointment. There was a little too much "politics" talk, but I'm willing to give that a pass, as the action it drove was more than adequate. All the characters seemed likeable enough, even if Northstar did c...2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
It's the return of the Canadian Super-Team, Alpha Flight!The GoodSo, this is a .1 issue, part of the .1 initiative, so new readers can expect to jump on and have no problem understanding what's going on in this issue. New readers will have a decent understanding of the team and their powers. I was pretty excited to see this team again, even though they're technically not officially a team yet.Aside from being excited, mainly for Sasquatch, Snowbird, and Shaman, for the characters coming back fro...5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
The Story SPOILER WARNING: Click here to reveal hidden content.The story starts off with Snowbird (in RCMP guise) fining some guy when he went to vote. Vindicator and Guardian are walking around Ottawa and they see the leader of the so-called "Unity Way" campaigning on TV. They get a call from Department H and they hero up and go off to save the day. Shaman makes off for the call too. Aurora and Sasquatch aare already on route to fight this guy named Citadel. Alpha Flight assembles (minus Norths...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
I've always wanted to read Alpha Flight. It's not that any of the characters were particularly cool or eye-catching, it's not that I love Canada, and it's not that I had heard good things. In fact, none of these applied. I just always enjoyed the idea of diversity in comics. I liked that Marvel didn't forget about other countries and remembered to give our neighbors a team of their own. Only problem is, I'm kind of too young to have gotten any real Alpha Flight comics. Sure, it was around when I...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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