Nova #1

    Nova » Nova #1 - Chapter One released by Marvel on April 2013.

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    Chapter One last edited by lordhater1 on 10/02/22 04:22PM View full history

    The Human Rocket returns!

    You’ve followed him through the history making (and changing!) AvX and now the mystery of the all-new Nova are revealed in this breathtaking new ongoing by the best-selling, award winning team of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness (RED HULK, Avengers X-Sanction).

    Sam Alexander is a kid bound by the gravity of a small town and a father whose ridiculous, drunken fairy tales about a “Nova Corps” were just another heavy burden in a life full of them. But luckily for Sam Alexander…soon gravity won’t even matter. And those troubles? It’s like they’re a billion miles away.

    Plot Summary

    Warning this section will contain Spoilers!

    Sam Alexander is told tales from his father about his time in the Nova Corps as part of the Nova centurion group. He tells a tale about when he above the planet Moord with his Nova centurion friends attempting to rescue Rocket Racoon and Gamora from the Badoon who have captured them. After rescuing them the three Nova centurions (the other two being the so called Titus and Mister Z’zz) and Rocket Racoon blast away all the Badoon guards off the spaceship ad then make their way back to their own ship but are stopped by a Badoon ship that attempts to kill them but Sam’s father destroys the ship and they escape in the ship and Titus fixes Sam’s father up after he was winded after he blew up the ship.

    6 months later back home Sam is helping his dad fix a toilet while his Dad tells him his stories of being a Nova centurion. Sam takes him home after his Dad is finished and helps him get into bed and to sleep and is annoyed with his dad and all his stories about the Nova corps. Sam talks to his mother and complains about his dad and then goes to bed. The next day Sam goes to school but is attacked by a bully but is called away by a teacher who wishes to talk about his father missing his job but Sam says he’ll talk to his father and then walks off. Sam is talked to by a girl who offers to helps him do his dad’s job that Sam does when his father is not doing it but Sam says to Carrie (the girl) that he doesn’t need any help.

    Back out in Space 15 years ago Sam’s father is being chased by the Rigellians but he is set off by his friends to Earth because his wife is about to have a baby.

    In the present Sam’s father tells his daughter a story about being a Nova to help her get to sleep. Sam then goes to talk to his sister because she is worried about her their dad Sam comforts her and helps her get too sleep. In the morning Sam is suspended from school when he gets cross with a bully and Sam has a skating accident. Sam wakes up in a hospital and Rocket Racoon and Gamora are standing around his bed wanting to talk about his Dad.


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    A real surprise for me 0

    Hey guys it’s me I’m back after my brief absence with another review hope you enjoy and it I’ll be doing more.This was the Marvel now! Series I was most apprehensive about because well I didn’t like the mini story in the Marvel now Point one I thought it didn’t really introduce the character that well but I like to give things a second chance and I really like the cosmic side of Marvel.PlotA group of Nova’s break into a space station to rescue Rocket Racoon and Gamora, the Nova’s save them but t...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    To Infinity and Beyond! 0

    Going into Nova I wasn't sure what to expect. I was thinking maybe like a Blue Beetle kind of book or something along the lines of that. Nova starts off weak but once you realize that most of it right now is told from a father's point of view to a small child sleeping, it's actually pretty decent.The Good: This issue sets up for a really good opportunity for a great character in issues to come. If you're a spiderman fan, or any character that has a sarcastic attitude, then you'd definitely like ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

    Why the hate? 0

    I knew nothing about Nova and didn't even know he existed until a few months ago. And I am completely fine not knowing anything. Because from what I have heard, this isn't the same Nova. So it is definitely nice to have "fresh start" on a character.The Good: The cover is beautiful. The pages a amazingly colored. And the overall story is well told. I was really confused on what was going on at times. And I liked that the end left you with some questions.The Bad: I didn't like that I knew nothing ...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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