Title: Rogue & Gambit (2018) #1 (of 5) Publisher: Marvel Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Pere Perez Colorist: Frank D'Armata Lettering: Joe Caramagna Publication Date: January 3rd, 2018 Publisher’s Summary: “Everybody's favorite X-couple is reunited! And...
Wrapped in a package of humor and action, the message of family being more than just blood shines bright as the overall theme. The insight into why people do what they do, even when it seem to be in direct opposition to what they truly want, gives depth to a set of characters so diverse anybody can find one to identify with.
It doesn’t get much more uneventful than this. Unfortunately, Issue #3 feels bland and uninspired; neither the artwork or writing wows, and seeing as though this is only the third issue of a new series, the Venom team needs to pick it up before fans flock to something worth reading. I really want this to work, there’s potential, but a change is needed and it’s needed now. Skip this one, you’re not missing much.
An accidental allegory, that holds up despite its flaws, and when focused on the Surfer. I just wish that Stan Lee was a better writer.