Written By Brian Reed
Art by Adriana Melo and Mariah Benes
Cover by Greg Horn
Ms. Marvel is usually known as the character Rogue gains her powers of flight and strength from, yet Ms. Marvel is a great character along the lines of Wonder Woman. Lately, she has had a resurgence and even her own title. Rock on Ms. Marvel.
Ms. Marvel #29 pits the single (get it Ms.) Marvel heroine against the Skrull Invasion. No one is in New York at the moment and Ms. Marvel is fighting the invasion by herself.
This book has a lot of action. Tons of huge fight scenes with Super Skrulls are featured from the beginning. While the writing isn’t perfect, the script is really tight. I love how this book makes me feel. I care about the characters and can see how hard Ms. Marvel is fighting and losing this battle. A reader can come into this book knowing nothing about the character and leave with a sense of how Ms. Marvel works. The tone, character development, and ease of reading made me think I was reading an 80s Marvel book. Excelsior True Believer!
The ending is strong with the help of a cliffhanger that effects the Secret Invasion. I love this, since it makes me interested in the next issue. Cliffhangers are part of the science of comics and yes this comic does it right.
Classic superhero style with modern substance. I love the artwork in this. It reminds me of how Wonder Woman is supposed to be drawn. Ms. Marvel looks majestic and noble, while being attractive. I think it is because a female art team works on the book. They understand what women look like. Take that Rob Liefeld!
The Cover by Greg Horn is great. I love how it harkens back to war comics with propaganda pins and a pin up in fatigues.
Overall ( Not an Average) 7.5/10
The Story 7.5/10
The Artwork 8/10
Overall (Not an Average) 7.5/10