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FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN A FEAR ITSELF maxi-series spinoff! Do you fear...your country turning on you? Alpha Flight has long been the protector of an entire nation...but what happens when that nation needs to be protected from itself? New York Times best-selling authors Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, along withred-hot artist Dale Eaglesham, bring back the team you demanded-the original Alpha Flight! Sasquatch, Snowbird, Northstar and Aurora have been joined by their revived allies Guardian, Vindicator, Shaman, and Marrina as the paragons and protectors of an entire nation. But as FEAR ITSELF takes over, their own country turns on the Flight and brands them traitors for the shocking actions of one of their closest allies. As the borders close and an entire nation hunts them down, will the newly reunited Alpha Flight survive?

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Well, It Made Me Like Marrina 0

The new Alpha Flight kicks off for real with Fear Itself as a back drop to the Canadian superhero team's return. Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente and Dale Eaglesham give it their all, presenting as solid as a take on the iconic team as anyone could possibly give, but they fall short of selling Alpha Flight's return as anything to get excited about.  It's worth pointing out that I was never an Alpha Flight fan. The idea of a Canadian superhero team was never enough of a hook to interest me. I come into t...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Back in the (Moose) Saddle 0

As a Canadian, I felt it was my duty to review anything that bears the name Alpha Flight. This month I see if Fear Itself's northern tie-in lives up to the hype.The GoodI have to give Pak and Van Lente props for capturing the spirit of the team without being overly campy or derivative. The election of a new Prime Minister in the book is very covert, but I think it will come to affect the team in a big way. The acts of government they talk about in the book are actually quite accurate to real Can...

5 out of 6 found this review helpful.

A solid beginning... 0

As I said last time I reviewed the 0.1 issue, I'm not great when it comes to knowledge of Alpha Flight, but I know a good story, and that's EXACTLY what Pak and Van Lente are laying out here. We start in the middle of an attack by Attuma, in his Worthy form, wreaking havoc when he's stopped by Alpha Flight, minus Northstar, who's apparently just not down with being a superhero anymore unless his boyfriend begs. But that little annoyance aside, the action comes hot and heavy here, as AF take out ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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