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Secret Avengers: The Labyrinth (Marvel Comics, 2014; #6-10)

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And then, Secret Avengers got weird(er).

  • The team is scattered to the winds.
  • But they keep hearing the same thing: Tlön and the Great Culling are on their way.
  • Also, Maria Hill is pretty sure that M.O.D.O.K. is actually behind everything, and he DOES have a secret.
  • Also, Deadpool drops in to comment on the nature of reality, which is more thematically appropriate than he lets on.
  • The book’s second act is far stranger than its first, but its pieces do begin to come together; and having read the series before, it is satisfying to see how they fit together knowing what’s coming next.
  • Walsh and Wilson’s art is stylish, weird, and funny; and I love it.

 

Secret Avengers wears its weirdness on its sleeve.  It’s a lot of fun and well worth a read.

Collected in

  • Secret Avengers, Vol. 2: The Labyrinth (#6-10)

 

Credits

Writer: Ales Kot | Artist: Michael Walsh | Colorist: Matthew Wilson | Letterer: VC’s Clayton Cowles | Covers: Tradd Moore, Matthew Wilson | Assistant Editor: Jon Moisan | Editor: Wil Moss

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