PREVIEWS: "Mighty Thor," "Star Wars," & More Marvel Comics On Sale February 17, 2016
Here is the latest cool comic book moment in our year-long look at one cool comic book moment a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here‘s the archive of the moments posted so far!
Today we continue a mini theme week (“mini” as in it will take less than a week) that I meant to do the other week when his film came out – cool comic book moments involving Wolverine stabbing people!
Wolverine #57, as a whole, really isn’t that great of a comic book. Artist Marc Silvestri was ostensibly drawing the book alongside writer Larry Hama, but this was not the same Silvestri who had done a very nice job on Uncanny X-Men and had had a strong start as artist on Wolverine. For one, he had three inkers on the issue, suggesting that perhaps he was rushed a bit. For another, it just plain ol’ doesn’t look that good. He left the book soon after this issue (if not this very issue).
However, it does have a nice moment (despite the art) where Wolverine’s love, Mariko, who had to call off her wedding to Wolverine years earlier because of a Yakuza-related thing, has tried to come up with a way that she and Logan can be together.
Sadly, though, it ended up with Mariko suffering a horribly painful death from blowfish poison, leading to this rough scene between Logan and Mariko.
Then a page goes by featuring the other characters, including Jubilee, Gambit and Silver Samurai, and then…
Good moment from Hama, even if he was held back a bit by the art (appropriate as yesterday, the moment was cool BECAUSE of the art and not the writing).
Comics Should Be Good accepts review copies. Anything sent to us will (for better or for worse) end up reviewed on the blog. See where to send the review copies.