Weekend Preview: Marvel Comics Presents #8
Was disappointed with most of the issue but the Weapon Omega chapter was... okay. Not going to reword this time 'round.
Lots of action scenes for a change. Nice references to Hawkeye and Jarvis. Spot on USAgent characterization.
The shield design seemed different with it's 2 tone appearance, and if so, dont really care for this matter of fact reimagining of it. The spikey rips on Walker's chainmail look dynamic but make little sense. And the shield used to stop energy bolts has Marvel precedent but Pointer's ability looks more area effect than projectile lightning so it seemed a little lame. The broken foot works, though.
The toture chamber shot makes Agent Brown more and more despicable. If he gets off with a 'just following orders' he'll pull of quite the Gyrich maneuver. Curious who is playing Brown playing SHIELD.
At least, Arachne and Langkowski got one NEW flashback panel, that wouldve worked better with altered layout. Walt's naivety about the suit and self deprecation to Richards seemed off.
The final panel looks a bit more dangerous than a broken foot! Am not overly excited about the 4 chapters next issue but gotta support the team!
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