Avengers #688 Reviews

Avengers: No Surrender Part 14 of 16 arrived in stores last week. What did the critics think? Read on and find out…

AV Club: “These writers have managed to keep the stakes high and have a firm handle on how these characters play off of each other”

Caped-Joel: 8/10 “The book is good and it’s nice to see heroes being heroes…What’s not to love?”

Comic Book.com: 8/10 “As with past chapters, this issue channels classic Avengers tales by mixing melodrama, heroic sacrifice, discussions about what it means to be an Avenger and to be part of a team”

Comic Book Corner: 9/10 “It’s really emotional, probably one of the more emotional chapters in the series and it really defines who the Avengers are…My hats off for this issue.”

Comic Book University: Grade: B+ “It’s still really good…I’m looking forward to seeing how this is going to end in two more issues.”

Comic-Watch: 8/10 “By focusing on Quicksilver’s struggle to give the remaining Avenger’s the reinforcements they need so desperately, the issue delves into exactly what it means to be a member of the team.”

Comicosity: 8/10 “With two chapters to go, Avengers #688 gives readers an ‘Avengers Assemble!’ moment that supercharges the remainder of this saga while promising even more Avengers awesomeness ahead.”

Comicsverse: 8.7/10 “You can tell the writers and artists were all in sync when producing these pages…Everyone is playing a part, everyone is helping. This is why the Avengers are so crucial.”

Diskingdom: 8/10 “This issue is all about getting the band back together and I really enjoyed how the writers did it, with Quicksilver standing out as a true hero.”

Do You Even Comic Book: 10/10 “For a character like Quicksliver, not much is ever out of reach. There’s a strange juxtaposition of being so fast and not fast enough that propels the story forward with an emotional weight worthy of the task at hand.”

Fortress Of Solitude: 9/10 “A fun action-packed issue that catapulted us right into the finale of this wonderful event”

Graphic Policy: 9/10 “This might be my favorite issue so far and that’s from an event that has delivered with almost every issue.”

Legion Of Myth: 10/10 “If you’re going to buy one comic this week, get this one. It just hits it all.”

Rogues Portal: “With just a couple more issues left in the No Surrender saga, Avengers #688 provides a poignant showcase for a stalwart member”

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