Nova: Origin [NOOK Book]

Overview

Collects Nova (2013) #1-5 Witness the dawn of a new era for the Nova Corps! Sam Alexander has taken up the former mantle of Richard Rider, and must also defend the Earth from all manner of cosmic threats. Guest-starring the Guardians of the Galaxy!
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Nova: Origin

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Overview

Collects Nova (2013) #1-5 Witness the dawn of a new era for the Nova Corps! Sam Alexander has taken up the former mantle of Richard Rider, and must also defend the Earth from all manner of cosmic threats. Guest-starring the Guardians of the Galaxy!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781302013745
  • Publisher: Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/4/2013
  • Series: Nova, #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 271,294
  • File size: 54 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 16, 2013

    If you're looking for quality reading...this isn't the book for

    If you're looking for quality reading...this isn't the book for you. While McGuiness is at the top of his game with this book, Loeb and this "idiot" Nova are, at their best, a horrific mess. If your kid is a fan of the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon and wants to read a Nova story, do the kid a favor and get them a Nova book by Abnett and Lanning that will do the character justice. If you want to read a Nova story, the same advice follows.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2013

    Definitely not the Nova we know

    I was very underwhelmed with the whole of the book. I understand trying to build the back story it just seemed to lack punch. Could be carry over from having enjoyed Richard as the original Nova.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2014

    Loved it.

    If you're new to Marvel Comics pick this up, its a fun way to start.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2013

    This book is excellent.  It manages to keep a lighter tone witho

    This book is excellent.  It manages to keep a lighter tone without letting the tone affect the quality of the writing or events.  Ed McGuiness's art is beautiful.  It is a new narrative.  Fans of Rider may not be as welcoming due to the fact that it almost ignores Richard's stint as Nova.  This book is very new reader friendly though there are two more obscure characters and the Watcher.  I found the protagonist Sam to be very believable and greatly enjoyed watching him and his relationships with the rest of the cast, especially Uatu.  The book does hinge on the relationship between Sam and his father which may be a negative point to some.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 30, 2013

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