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The Mighty Avengers, Vol. 5: Earth's Mightiest (The Mighty Avengers #5)

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A new roster! One of the team's most powerful foes! And one of the most popular and requested Avengers returns to the fold! When darkness reigns and chaos falls, there's no room for compromise, no time to run and hide. The world needs Earth's Mightiest Heroes! But after the events of Secret Invasion, is Hank Pym ready to rejoin their ranks? And what is the secret that haun ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published December 2nd 2009 by Marvel (first published September 2nd 2009)
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Nicolo Yu
Feb 12, 2012 Nicolo Yu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: collected-comics
The first Mighty Avengers story by Dan Slott that I read was the collection that tied in to Siege. I enjoyed that book, but I was hoping to find a trade of his first story arc because that was where he established the “Avengerness” of his take on the superhero team. I got lucky; I found a hardcover collection of Slott’s first six issues on the title on a business trip to Davao.

This collection actually contains two arcs; the first opens with the new team’s formation due to circumstances and manip
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Logan
May 07, 2016 Logan rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
What the hell did I just read? Spoiler Warning!

So this was part of an Ant-Man collection trade I got, and i already regret buying it. To put it into perspective the collection, also has some silver age Ant-Man comics in it, ya those were better written, more fun, and overall a 1000x better then this garbage! So the 'story' is that some big threat is threatening the world?(Their not very clear), Norman Osborn and his dark avengers(set around that time) are trying to stop, but their not good enoug
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Paul Greer
I've been getting these superhero collections out for my son and pre-reading them to see if I approve. This was a bit complex for him, and not because the plot was difficult, but they're using this form where each image is like an oil painting, but with huge amounts of text per panel. I would say it took me about twice as long to read a page of this as it would to read a page of prose. But, you know, I'm probably not in the target demographic.
Also, someone needs to go back to Drawing Ladies sch
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Sophie
Jul 17, 2010 Sophie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
I enjoyed this A LOT more than I thought I would. And one reason is without a doubt Hank Pym. If you'd told me two weeks ago I would end up really liking this character, I'd have - well, I wouldn't have laughed at you because let's face it, at this point I'm used to liking characters I never thought I would, but I still would have been somewhat doubtful. Yet here I am. I also enjoyed the cameos of Hercules and Amadeus Cho, and Quicksilver (such a superior bastard! and still I like reading about ...more
Brian Poole
A new creative team took the book in a new direction built around Hank Pym, calling himself Wasp after his ex-wife’s apparent death. When waves of chaos threatened the planet, a team formed around Hank including Jarvis, Hercules, Amadeus Cho, Jocasta, a faux Scarlet Witch, U.S. Agent, Hulk, Stature and the Young Avengers version of the Vision. Iron Man also got in on the action, though he disrespected Hank’s leadership in the crisis. The demon Chthon was back and in possession of the body of Qui ...more
Gavin
Jul 23, 2013 Gavin rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
OK it was good, but it left me so up in the air, I guess that's to be expected from a Volume right in the middle of a series. Hank Pym has always been a little unstable so that's no surprise to see it again here...I still have no idea when Loki became a woman (I think this is during Dark Reign, because he's a him again near the end of Siege). Nice to see Hank Pym get some focus, Iron Man does come off as an asshole in his appearance here, so it's nice to see Hulk kick his ass. Jarvis is getting ...more
Jack Haringa
Nov 29, 2015 Jack Haringa rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Dan Slott takes over writing The Mighty Avengers after Bendis' run through the interminable events of The Initiative and Secret Invasion. Bits of those storylines still cling to the stories here, of course, as Dark Reign gradually comes apart. This collection puts issues 21-26 together, covering three stories: "Chaos Cascade," "Chasing Ghosts," and "Mighty/Fantastic." Slott does a good job of assembling a new team under the reformed Hank Pym, revealing some interesting secrets, and slipping a ni ...more
Ondra Král
Mighty Avengers z čísla na číslo přešli ze Starkovců na Pymovce, respektive na velmi podivný tým plný béčkových postav (Stature, US Agent) + odešel Bendis. To samotné mi stačilo, abych tuhle řadu, v době kdy vycházela, odepsal. Po nějakém čase jsem zjistil, že ke scénáristickému kormidlu přišel místo Bendise můj oblíbenec Dan Slott a rozhodl jsem se to prubnout. První čtyřdílný příběh nebyl žádná sláva - divnej záporák, nudné postavy a na Slotta překvapivě téměř žádné hlášky; jediným pozitivem b ...more
Travis
Feb 11, 2012 Travis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic-books
Dan Slott takes over this title and gets stuck with all the leftover heroes that no one is using.

Free to do whatever he wants he writes a big, old school super hero story with a strong mixing of characterization.

A good read that got very little attention when it first came out. Which is a shame, as it was the best of the many Avengers projects at the time and breathed life into some much neglected characters.

Not sure how I feel about the Vision listening to the 'Jonas Brothers' or Hank Pym's new
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W.T.
Jun 09, 2010 W.T. rated it really liked it
Dan Slott has done a nice job replacing Brian Michael Bendis (but is very different in his writing styles). Slott brings me back to a time when the Marvel Universe was a big more silly in their attitude and was more playful with their words. It's not Bendis; however, Slott takes some surprising turns with the story and Dr. Hank Pym.
Kahn
Apr 10, 2012 Kahn rated it it was ok
Haven't read a Marvel book this disjointed in a while - possibly ever. While it serves a purpose in the wider universe (laying the groundwork for the Avengers return etc), it reads like a story written by a bunch of enthusiastic amateurs who got given a page each and no clue as to what everyone else was up to.
That said, there is one good gag about Daughtry
Devero
Apr 13, 2014 Devero rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nel pieno della Dark Age Marvel, con Bendis che dettava le regole nel mondo reale e Norman Osborne messo al comando nel mondo fittizio, un autore andava controcorrente in modo eccezionale: Dan Slott. Sono i suoi Vendicatori i veri Vendicatori, e fin dall'inizio ci ricorda che essi non sono solo un genio in armatura, un dio e un supersoldato. Sono ben altro, ci vuole ben altro.
Arturo
May 14, 2014 Arturo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
21-24 deals with a new team taking on Chthon the God of Chaos. An ok story.
25-26 has the team taking on the Fantastic Four in a great story, with great writing. And Amazing art by Stephen Segovia. That brings this collection up to 5 stars.
Shannon Appelcline
Slott doesn't live up to the satirical wit that Bendis had brought to this title, but by the end of this volume, he's introduced just enough humor and adventure to make you want to give it one more book worth of try
Ian
Oct 13, 2013 Ian rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Dan Slott flirts with a compelling new direction for Hank Pym and an alternate roster of Avengers, but winds up playing with action figures, instead.
Angela
Jun 06, 2011 Angela rated it really liked it
A new Avengers line- up that works globally. This is just a lot of fun, with some great character moments.
Mely
Feb 16, 2012 Mely rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-seq-art
Wow, Slott just totally destroyed all the sympathy for Hank Pym Gage and Bendis had managed to build up.
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