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Marvel Apes: The Evolution Starts Here

3.11  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Feces front, True Believers, it's the Amazing Spider-Monkey! From the pages of last year's simian-smash hit, join the Monkey-verse's Peter Parker as he comes to grips with a world too savage for his heroic legacy to allow. Then in Grunt Line: when teenager Roy Reyna finds he can transform into the super-powered simian APE X, it's more fun than a barrel of monkeys... until ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 7th 2009 by Marvel
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Jul 18, 2014 Anne rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Sam. Who loves everything I hate
2.5 stars

Planet of the Apes meets the regular Marvel universe...and then meets the Marvel Zombie universe.
Sounds cool, right?
Well, it is, but then it's not.
Thing is, it's a lot of book for such a silly premise. Which is good, because there's an actual story in this thing!
But then it's bad, because it's not all that great of a story.

It's silly.
Well, of course it's silly, you say!
It's about a simian-based Marvel universe!

Yeah, but how much do you really want to read about Apevengers?
Sure, it
Aug 23, 2014 Andrew rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Comic readers and creators have a long history with the concept of parallel universes. Marvel takes the concept and puts a unique spin on it with the creation of one in which apes emerged as the dominant species from the evolutionary process. Take that universe, and create a tangent with our own in which a few denizens cross into the other plane of existence, and you have the premise of Marvel Apes.

The Evolution Starts Here appears to be the 2nd graphic novel in a series, collecting books publis
Jan 30, 2013 Chris rated it really liked it
Fun and funny, much better than The Roadkill of Middle Earth. The writers got a lot of mileage out of ape jokes and references from ape culture for the Marvel character names, like the Silverback Surfer. My only complaint is, why did it have to have zombies too? An enjoyable comic overall.
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