Men of War #1

    Men of War » Men of War #1 - Joseph Rock; Navy Seals: Human Shields, Part 1 released by DC Comics on November 2011.

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    On the ground and on the front lines, a young, headstrong soldier known as Joe Rock assumes command of Easy Company – a team of ex-military men turned contractors. Will they survive the battle-scarred landscape carved by the DCU's Super-Villains? Find out in this explosive new series from Ivan Brandon (Viking, DOC SAVAGE) and Tom Derenick (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)!



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    It's your job to prove me wrong 0

    I am not really sure what to make of this series based off of the first issue.  It is an interesting concept, looking as it does at modern war, a subject which has come to dominate mass media in the past ten years.  The lens here is of course on soldiers in a comic book world though and thus contrasts their experiences alongside some of those of heroes 9Superman makes a brief and blurry appearance).  That having been said though the book is confusing at times as it resorts to cliches (the young ...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    I think DC needs to MOW down less trees. 0

    The Army anthology is back. The last comic I reviewed with Ivan Brandon in it was Weird War Tales #1 (2010) and I had to reread what I wrote and I felt it was mean in retrospective, but it is true I really can't remember his story since I felt it was the weakest of the anthology and page count could of been a problem. Brandon has more pages in this one and that helps his story introducing Joseph Rock, the Grandson of Frank Rock, better know as Sgt. Rock. The story it self is framed in a strong b...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    War in the DCU 0

    The Good: The cover is REALLY cool, definitely one of my favorites so far. Effective and engaging. The art is really great at being real and gritty without going too far into standard and boring territory. There's an amazing section at the beginning. We see Rock in midst of a battle, and then cut to a meeting with him and 2 higher ranking officials. Rock is firm in his position as one of the men tries to pry some answers out of him. Suddenly something he says catches Rock off guard, his facial e...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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