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Thunderbolts: Burning Down The House (edition 2009)

by Andy Diggle, Robert de la Torre (Illustrator)

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Title:Thunderbolts: Burning Down The House
Authors:Andy Diggle
Other authors:Robert de la Torre (Illustrator)
Info:Marvel (2009), Paperback, 112 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:graphic novel, singles, comics, superhero, marvel

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Thunderbolts: Burning Down the House by Andy Diggle



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After Warren Ellis' awesome Thunderbolts run, I suppose it's normal to be disappointed in what follows. Gage's take on the Thunderbolts during Secret Invasion was enjoyable, but Diggle's is mediocre (at best) in this trade. The team is missing its witty banter, which kept the book entertaining to the extreme. Instead, it's replaced with a lot of splash and gore, but very little substance. The characters feel like flat renditions of themselves. ( )
  schatzi | Jun 4, 2011 |
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Writer Andy Diggle (Losers, Green Arrow: Year One) and penciler Roberto De La Torre (Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.) shake up Marvel's most unpredictable team! The events of Secret Invasion have taken Norman Osborn out of Thunderbolts Mountain... and when the cat is away, the mice will play! Bullseye owes Songbird big time - and now it's time to settle up! Collects Thunderbolts #126-129.

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"Norman Osborn's Dark Reign has begun-- and the only people who stand in the way of his mad power grab are the very super-villains he trained! In the wake of the Thunderbolts' help repelling the alien Skrull invasion, Osborn was promoted to head the new security initiative replacing the badly wounded S.H.I.E.L.D. And while his team is comprised of super-villains, some lack Osborn's unique killer instinct. And in Osborn's eyes, that means they have no place in his new world order. Now, Penance, Swordsman, Radioactive Man and Songbird find themselves locked in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. But how can they hope to survive when Osborn has unleashed the deadly duo of Venom and Bullseye to hunt them down?" -- from publisher's web site.… (more)

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