Invincible, Volume 17

Invincible, Volume 17

by Robert Kirkman
     
 

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  • The new Invincible will not back down, will not give in, and he's not going to play nice! What happens when Mark Grayson isn’t happy with his replacement?
  • Collects issues #91-96 of the greatest super hero comic in the universe!
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  • The new Invincible will not back down, will not give in, and he's not going to play nice! What happens when Mark Grayson isn’t happy with his replacement?
  • Collects issues #91-96 of the greatest super hero comic in the universe!

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Library Journal
The “Invincible” series by Kirkman (Walking Dead) and artists Ryan Ottley (Haunt) and Walker (Irredeemable Ant-Man) features the protagonist Mark Grayson. In earlier issues, teenager Grayson developed superpowers and fought crime with his father, the hero Omni-Man (later revealed as the advance scout of an invading alien army). In this volume, which collects issues 91?96, Grayson has been depowered by an illness, and Kirkman focuses instead on the series’ large cast of supporting characters, especially on the relationship between the heroes Monster Girl and Robot, who had previously been trapped in another dimension together.

Verdict The numerous characters are realistically distinct from one another, and Kirkman adroitly sprinkles humor throughout a mostly serious story line. The cartoony artwork keeps the story from seeming too heavy, while colorist John Rauch imparts visual depth through a pastel palette that is reminiscent of art nouveau. Longtime series fans will not be disappointed here, but the numerous backstories will make it confusing for new readers. Recommended only with the rest of the series.—Robert Mixner, Bartholomew Cty. P.L., Columbus, IN
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607066620
Publisher:
Image Comics
Publication date:
01/29/2013
Edition description:
Young Adult
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
359,570
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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