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Angela: Asgard's Assassin #1

(Angela Asgard's Assassin #1)

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  176 ratings  ·  27 reviews
Cast out of her home and wanting nothing to do with Asgard, Angela must now strike out on her own! But what does Angela have that both Asgard and Heven want? And why are they so eager to get it?
Kindle Edition, 23 pages
Published by Marvel (first published December 3rd 2014)
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If the rest of the title is going to feel like this, then I just can't see myself getting seriously invested in this chick.
Angela just seems like a douchebag character.


I guess she's supposed to be a tough warrior woman, but (to me) she came off as emotionally retarded & unlikable with a boring personality. I liked her better when she was running around with the Guardians of the Galaxy.

The ending was sorta cool, and I'm kind of intrigued by what the repercussions might be. But I'm assuming I coul
Dylan Williams
Dec 21, 2014 rated it liked it
This has got some serious potential! The plot felt a bit disconnected at times - but the art is great and the characters are really interesting!
Apr 03, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphics-comics
3.5. Last page was really good this comic has a lot of potential
Mar 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
The first issue of Angela's first ever Marvel series gets four stars on the strength of its visual appeal. Beautifully illustrated by Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans, it's too pretty a book to ignore. This first issue was also a nice introduction to a story that's enough to keep a casual reader around, but questions abound for this long-time Marvel reader. I've followed the Thor books for a while now, but this series seems to be the last time I've read about the new heir of Asgard. I wonder what ...more
The Sapphic Nerd
Apr 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
This is the first Asgard-related comic I've read. I don't know much except for what's in the Marvel movies. That said, it isn't difficult to follow along with this first issue. Angela is compelling and I really like the art. I love how she looks, her proud ferocity, and the mystery that she currently is. Looking forward to more. ...more
I don't really know Angela's backstory (aside from the summary provided), and this didn't really help me to get more invested in the character. ...more
Michael (Mai)
Dec 01, 2016 rated it liked it
It was alright. It was very pretty.
Artemis Hobbs
Feb 13, 2020 rated it liked it
Oooof. I wanna like this so bad. The highs are high and the lows are low. For me the main concern centers around consistency. Some of the art is jaw droppingly gorgeous. And other times... not. Almost unfinished in appearance...
The writing is occasionally great. But then will shift in ways that are honestly a little confusing. And when all has been said and done, I can't say it amounted to anything particularly satisfying.

Angela herself is pretty cool. And I love Sera. It's nice to see transgend
Rachel Green
Jan 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
We rejoin our fair Angela in the sands of Limbo, carrying an unidentified bundle toward Un-Town. After having read Original Sin, I felt the stage was set rather nicely to follow our protagonist into answering the "what nows" that were left with Angela being cast out of Heven and being poisoned against finding her place among the Asgardians by virtue of her upbringing. I had hoped to see a bit more emotional range knowing what glowing testimonials that I've gotten from friends who have seen her i ...more
Aida Gramajo
Aug 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Angela es estupenda

Podrás conocer la historia de Angela y cómo comienza su relación con Sera. En los otros cómic se profundiza más en su relación. Bien dibujado y buena la historia
Martin Hassman
May 26, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
Šestsešitový příběh nově objevené Thorovy sestry. Má pár dobrých momentů, ale jinak průměr. Jsem zvědav, zda v pokračování Angelu víc vytěží.
Feb 22, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
The structure is sharp.
Aug 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphic-novels
The character of Angela comes from the minds of Todd McFarlane and Neil Gaiman, the writers who originally brought us Spawn and the Sandman. As you would expect, there are heavy religious themes surrounding her in Angela: Asgard’s Assassin.

In this world, the concept of Heaven (or Heven, as it’s referred to in the book) is treated in the same way that Asgard is—gods and angels are actually really powerful aliens. Angela is an Angel, a warrior who goes around making deals that balance the scale of
Ma lähenen asjale suht-koht tagurpidi, aga koomiksid on üks väheseid meediavorme, mille puhul ma seda endale kergekäeliselt luban. Apparently lõi Angela tegelase kunagi Neil Gaiman, aga nende vanemate väljaanneteni ma jõunud pole (ega ilmselt kavatsegi jõuda). Nüüd millalgi hiljuti sai Marvel tema õigused endale ja hakkas uusi asju välja andma, mida on kirjutanud Kieron Gillen (keda ma olen juba palju lugenud) ja Marguerite Bennett (kes on nende kahe koomiksiga mulle juba hüva lootust andnud) ...more
Aug 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
First time I read this issue I found it hard to follow the story, the language a bit purple prosy at times. However I went back to read it and this time around I really loved it. For me I think it helped having read it once first. it's not written in a very mainstream way so that threw me the first time around.

This time I really enjoyed it and even though I loved the art style from the get go I found myself liking it even more. The main protagonist is very enigmatic and mysterious, and grumpy l
Solace Winter
Mar 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Not quite sure what I just got myself into, but I enjoyed it immensely. I actually bought the first three of these after a recommendation from my local comic shop, Alter Ego Comics. I decided to trust their experience and word on this one and low and behold, it was amazing. It's a different sort of art style than what I'm used to seeing when a female is the lead, and it's refreshing. Also, the story is a little... not complex, but there's a lot of it to cover in a short amount of time, and while ...more
Attila Cthulhuson
Aug 28, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Angela will appear to fans of stalwart warriors with little emotions save the rage that comes from breaking their code of honor. As such she had virtually no personality, and we really only gather she has any feelings due to her tie with Sera.

SERA! Her story was way more interesting than Angela's. We've seen Angelas before, but I loved the introduction of Sera. (view spoiler)
Dec 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Prior to reading this issue, my knowledge of Angela resumed to "Thor's sister", now I know she's an unshakable, proud, baddass warrior. While the dialogue bore me down in a few pages and I can't, for the life of me, understand the lack of clothes or armour the main heroine seems to favor, the story with the king and the superb art sold the issue to me (also the ending, cliffhanger!).

I shall give this series a try.
Feb 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Me gusto más de lo que esperaba y le di la oportunidad solamente por ver que es un trabajo de Kieron y todos sabemos que me encanta Kieron. El arte esta bastante bueno y la trama va por buen camino aunque me dolio la llegada de Thor, aun tengo mucho resentimiento por ese acontecimiento que todos conocemos. Pero espero que siga con buena calidad y se que lo hará.
Chris Conley
Mar 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
It was entertaining. The character seems interesting. The thing holding me back from giving it an even higher score is that it felt hectic/cluttered/busy in places, like it was trying to throw too much onto the page at once.
May 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Loved it. It is the first time I've read an actual comic and damn, it feels good. The plot seems a bit disconnected but the lineart is amazing and what needs to improve is simply the presentation of the story itself. ...more
Dec 31, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: single-issues
Heaven vs Asgard
I love angela, She's a truly badass, i'm so glad that she have an own comic series about her. I hope to read the next issue soon. ...more
Dec 22, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: marvel
I need to see where this story is going before I can give it a true rating. But i like it enough to keep reading.
Feb 20, 2015 rated it liked it
Confusing at times, but I am pretty new to marvel so that may have something to do with it. I enjoyed it though. The art is pretty cool.
Oct 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comicbooks, dc-marvel
Great artwork and poetry.
Dec 06, 2014 rated it liked it
A estas alturas cualquier cosa que escriba Kieron Gillen está bien por mi.
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Kieron Gillen is a comic book writer and former media journalist.

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