Oh, man did the artwork really suffer this issue. I canít say I care much for Clay Mannís sketchy work, but Alvin Leeís artwork wasnít to my liking at all. Still, the story was pretty nice. I still donít like Wellsí material as much as I loved Palmiotti and Grey on the title, but I am still enjoying this book. Paladin has become such a buttwipe, to the point that I canít stand him anymore. However, it looks like the Black Cat has a thing for him, despite herself. Meanwhile, Humbug has become one creepy customer, now infected by the Brood Queen. Poor Tarantula and Colleen....they must really be suffering. I hope they make it out okay. Why am I getting the feeling that Colleen might die? Supposedly, Misty will be undergoing some big changes during AFTERSMASH, so will one of these changes be the loss of her best friend? It was also good to see the new Scorpion once again, although she had gotten a bit biotchy. Well, next issue is the final issue, so Iím interested in seeing how things wrap up. Unfortunately, it appears some subplots will be left unfinished: Who the heck was Veil? She was seen once in #3 and never seen again. And who hired the Grim Reaper, Man-Ape and Saboteur to blow up the Statue of Liberty? And what was with that weirdo old guy from H4H #6-8? And who really hired the H4H to snatch Moon-Boy? SHIELD claimed it wasnít them. Perhaps all of these subplots have to do with the Skrulls?