Comic Book Review

Review: Savage Avengers #1

Savage Avengers #1

(W)Gerry Duggan (A)Mike Deodato (CA)David Finch

Marvel Comics



The most savage, most unkillable team of characters in the Marvel Universe is assembled! Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And in their midst – Conan the Barbarian! Conan has returned to the Marvel Universe and his new adventures begin here. What is the City of Sickles? Who is the Marrow God? How is the Hand involved? The roughest and most dangerous characters rumble through this new title starting with…Conan vs. Wolverine? ‘Nuff said.

Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled ride through the most untamed corners of the Marvel Universe! Gerry Duggan masterfully crafts a compelling narrative that ignites from the very first page, plunging readers into a thrilling saga of power, intrigue, and unyielding ferocity.

Assembling the Ultimate Team:

Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And wait for it…Conan the Barbarian! Yes, you read that right. This team is the epitome of raw, unbridled power. Duggan skillfully weaves their unique personalities and abilities into a cohesive force, delivering a gripping synergy that crackles with unpredictability.

Unleashing Marvel’s Most Fearsome:

The Marvel Universe has seldom seen such a congregation of sheer might and grit. Amidst the chaos and intrigue, questions arise—What secrets lie within the enigmatic City of Sickles? Who dares to challenge the Marrow God? And the Hand’s involvement? A web of mysteries teases the reader, beckoning them deeper into this dark, enthralling narrative.

Clashing Titans:

But hold onto your seats, because the showdowns in this issue will leave you breathless. Conan vs. Wolverine? Yes, you heard that correctly, and it’s every bit as epic as it sounds! The clash between these two titans sets the stage for what promises to be a series bursting with pulse-pounding confrontations and unexpected alliances.

Visual Brilliance:

Mike Deodato’s art is nothing short of spectacular. Every panel bursts with kinetic energy, capturing the raw intensity of each character’s presence. From the brooding landscapes to the visceral combat sequences, Deodato’s art elevates the narrative to new heights, immersing readers in a world where danger lurks around every corner.

A Cover that Commands Attention:

David Finch’s cover art is a testament to the power that awaits within the pages. It’s an arresting visual treat that beckons readers, hinting at the clash of legends that awaits within.

In Conclusion:

Savage Avengers #1 is a powerhouse debut that fans of Marvel’s grittier, more visceral stories cannot afford to miss. Gerry Duggan’s masterful storytelling, Mike Deodato’s stunning artwork, and the explosive team-up of these iconic characters make this issue an absolute must-read. This is Marvel storytelling at its most savage—truly, ’nuff said.



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Sarah Eldraine, from Miami, is a creative soul, passionate about comic books, gaming, and writing. She weaves narratives in her writing, just as she navigates storylines in her favorite games, embodying the spirit of adventure and storytelling that defines her hobbies.