Mystery Men #1

    Mystery Men » Mystery Men #1 released by Marvel on August 2011.

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    Before Captain America, before The Twelve, there was The Aviatrix, The Operative, Achilles, The Revenant and The Surgeon! What drives these five heroes to pull on masks and take to the rooftops of Manhattan? What dark conspiracy not only brings them together, but threatens to tear the America apart? On the hunt to solve a brutal murder, our champions will smash their way from gleaming penthouses of privilege to squalid alleyways, as the full horror of their enemies’ schemes unfolds!



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    Give Me More! 0

    What are the Mystery Men? What is this comic about? It's about the damn comic you'll be reading this week.The GoodWe didn't have very much information about this book prior to its release. Marvel fittingly kept it a...mystery. Set in 1932 New York City, it's a different world than what we read everyday in comics. When I started reading, I actually forgot who was writing and drawing the book. I left it that way so I would fully be unbiased by anyone involved.This isn't a world full of superheroes...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

    Mystery Men issue one 0

    If you are a huge fan of superheroes and thirties noir, i highly encourage you to check this issue out. To start off i want to state that the approach taken by David Liss in regards to setting and continuity is very well done. I went into this issue not knowing what to expect, however after this issue i feel that this may be one of the hidden gems of comics, much like Scott Snyder's American Vampire was when it first begun. Now in regards to the concept of superheroes set in the golden age from ...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

    Masterful noir style action romp with a blend of Nostalgia 0

    Scans and summary can be seen here The Good Story- I thought the story had a nice pace. There was enough exposition for the story to be established yet not so much that it reminded you of the 90’s when exposition was crammed down your throat. I liked the added touch of authenticity the tale itself added to the timeline, the characters and situations fit perfectly into the 1930’s without feeling forced or contrived. David Liss tells a masterful noir style action romp with a blend of Nosta...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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