Vol.3, Prelude to Infinity

Comic Book - 2014
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First, Hyperion and Captain Universe begin the godlike education of the transformed Savage Land children. But when the High Evolutionary stakes his claim on the Children of the Sun, Hyperion learns the true cost of the decisions he's made - and the techno-titan Terminus returns! Then, the prelude to Infinity begins as all Earth's Origin Sites go active - and the planet begins communicating with something much more ancient than humans. And when alien races fleeing an intergalactic terror crash to Earth, Captain Universe and Manifold must take a trip across the universe. But whatever happened to Ex Nihilo, Abyss, Starbrand and Nightmask? As the Avengers recruit more members to deal with the mounting threat, the builders enter the Marvel Universe - and Infinity is upon us.
Publisher: New York :, Marvel,, 2014
ISBN: 9780785166542
Branch Call Number: YNF 741.5973 AVE NVD
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations; 26 cm


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rodman856 Apr 06, 2015

Nice Artwork & Storyline.

Sep 20, 2014

Hickman writes a dense storyline that sets up the Infinity event, featuring a number of the Avengers dealing with new threats and taking on new memberships as well. It can be a difficult read at times for those not familiar with his style, but he writes for the long term. And it's so much better than the work done on the Avengers by the previous writer, who, mercifully, has moved off to annoy fans of the X-Men.

Mar 30, 2014

This book tries to be epic: world shattering powers, outerworldly characters, and a universe spanning catastrophe on the way; however, it feels like the writer was given the task of filling a complete volume without giving any explanation or advancing the plot since the Infinity event wasn't due yet. All in all, this is just panel after panel of incoherent nonsense, and it tries to stand on art alone. At one point they needlessly show Banner turning to the Hulk that doesn't pan out into anything at all, it seems because the Hulk hadn't been shown yet. I am really hoping the Infinity event yields an interesting read since Age of Ultron severely disappointed me, and the build up to Infinity has been too long and too incoherent.

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