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As first issues go, this one doesn't exactly let us know who the characters are. With the exception of Northstar and Aurora, nothing outside of what they can do is really said about the characters. It's a good book don't get me wrong, but if you were not already familiar with them, this would not end up helping. That being said, both John Byrnes art and story telling techniques work here. I guess you would have to wait for the next issues to find out who these people really are. Oh, it is also...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
Puck is (un)officially promoted from Beta Flight to Alpha Flight just in time to miss all the action. Eugene Milton Judd is introduced to us working as a bouncer at a somewhat seedy bar. Despite his size, he’s able to make short work of a few unsavory types causing trouble when the microscopic implant located behind his left ear receives the Alpha Flight call to arms. He’s so excited, he cartwheels away. Judd makes it to Mansfield Airbase in full costume and tells the guard at the gate to let...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
This is a surprisingly great debut issue in which John Byrne flexes his creative muscles doing great art and writing. Much of this issue mirrors the masterpiece Giant-Size X-men #1, in which a newly assembled team of X-men battles Krakoa (my namesake), a living landmass. Here, the issue starts with a somber Vindicator ruing over the disbandment of Alpha Flight, and their other trainee dept.'s, Beta and Gamma Flight. The team, however reunites with the added bonus of Beta grads, Marrina and Puck,...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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