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Fear Itself: Herc (Fear Itself)

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A bold new era for the lion of olympus! The Chaos War left hercules without powers - and without a sidekick. but when mythic evil stalks the streets, and a latter-day band of Hercules worshippers cries out for their savior, what is the son of Zeus to do? he takes his three thousand years of combat experience, raids the armory of ares for the most fearsome weapons of legend ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published March 14th 2012 by Marvel
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Andrew
Dec 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-novels
No longer immortal, the Hercules of the Marvel Universe takes on the mantle of “Protector of Brooklyn” ...

“Fear Itself: Herc” contains exactly what I want to see in a graphic novel reprint collection. To begin with, the issues collected within this volume have a distinct start and end point. This gives the impression that you truly bought a graphic NOVEL, not just a bunch of consecutive issues of some comic. (Other collections pick up in the middle of some extended story and/or drop you off with
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Eric
Jul 14, 2014 rated it it was ok
They try some interesting things with ol Hercules here but ultimately it falls flat. I enjoyed the first quarter, maybe a bit less and then it took a severe nosedive. I tried hard to like the rest, probably out of pity for old dumb Hercules, he's had a tough run, but ultimately flat characters and a boring predictable plot dissuaded me.
Marvel needs to drop the whole Greek/Roman pantheon like Perseus dropped Medusa and stick to the Norse gods & creating new original heroes.
Kris
Jun 07, 2012 rated it it was ok
So very bad. Apparently, when Hercules lost his demigod status, he became a bro. The "dialog" was so poor, and the story jumped all over the place. If, like me, you're thinking of reading this because it ties in with the Fear Itself event, don't bother. This volume has very flimsy ties to the event, and doesn't give you anything you need to follow the main Fear Itself story.
Daniel
Sep 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It was quite enjoyable. Didn't really tie in with the Fear itself storyline, but still it was fun.
Angela
Aug 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Fun. Hercules no longer has powers, just some magic weapons. He does his best to start a new life and protect those around him. Difficult with fear everywhere. A great book with Hercules at his best.
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Greg Pak is an award-winning Korean American comic book writer and filmmaker currently writing “Totally Awesome Hulk" and "Weapon X" for Marvel Comics, "Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York" for BOOM!, and "Kingsway West" for Dark Horse. Pak wrote the "Princess Who Saved Herself" children's book and the “Code Monkey Save World” graphic novel based on the songs of Jonathan Coulton and c ...more
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