Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Review: Captain Marvel #1

"A debut issue is a challenging beast in comics; this is doubly so for a book that is re-introducing an established character to old and new fans alike. It is a delicate balance between showing what we know to be true while still offering a fresh perspective. Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and artist Dexter Soy bring us a first issue that attempts to reconcile the needs of all readers, and it is not always successful. Though the focus may shift between keeping old and new fans interested, one thing that is unwavering throughout is the voice of Carol Danvers, and that’s definitely something new...."

You can read the rest of the review over at my guest blog post on the Women Write About Comics blog. Enjoy!


  1. The costume looks too tame. But we tend to judge books by their cover.

  2. I was happy with the re-design but I prefer the coloring seen on the original cover as opposed to the muted navy blue seen in the interiors (and the Adi Granov cover seen here).