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Gamora #1

by Ryan.L on December 21, 2016

Writer: Nicole Perlman
Artist: Marco Checchetto
Colorist: Andres Mossa
Publisher: Marvel Comics


Gamora has been a popular member of the Guardians of the Galaxy. Many of the members had received their own solo series over the past few years. Now it is Gamora's turn. This series will dive into her history of how she became the assassin we know today.

This book was a lot of fun and I enjoyed it for the most part. It was nice to get to see into Gamora's past and what drove her to where she is now. The dialogue though sometimes bordered on the cheesy side. Yes her and Nebula have never gotten along, but theres moments where is felt a bit cliche and I found myself rolling my eyes when they would make jokes at each others expense. 

Thanos comes off a bit off for me in this series as well. He is an extremely powerful being but he falls into the cliche of big baddy that can't control his henchmen and yells at them constantly and they make a snarky joke showing that they've out smarted him.

There is a big struggle with tone for the book I found. The jokes just seem to miss and when things are trying to be serious the cheesy dialogue completely ruins that. 

Where the book does shine is with the art. Marco Checchetto has delivered some stunning pages with incredible detail. The action sequences are laid out perfectly and makes the flow of the book a smooth read.

Overall I didn't dislike this book, it was fun and enjoyable. The dialogue could be improved but this is just the first issue. Those that are a fan of Guardian of the Galaxy and Gamora especially should pick this one up. It definitely has some potential to be a great series.

 

Our Score:

6/10

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