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Avengers #43

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Generally favorable ratings

Based on 5 critic ratings.

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24 pages
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  • 96

    Chuck's Comic Of The Day

    It’s a lot to keep up with, but writer Jonathan Hickman is weaving it together with amazing skill. I’m running out of superlatives for this series. Fans will be talking about this one for years to come!

  • 80

    Comics: The Gathering

    Avengers #43 sets this series up for a crazy finale leading into Secret Wars. Hickman is done building and we’re now start to get the payoff of this series and it’s not letting me down. This series could’ve benefited from more visual consistency in its final issues but the quality remains high all the same.

  • 80

    Comic Vine

    This issue has some minor quibbles to be made about it, but does so much more right that it still shouldnt be missed. If for no other reason than the absolutely mammoth inventions that Earths defenders come up with, while still feeling like the book is taking place in some kind of reality rather than a far-future sci-fi universe. Its a keen balancing act to pull off, but Hickman and Mayhew manage it, making this issues build extremely worth reading.

  • 73


    Unfortunately, the art isn’t always up to par in this chapter. Mike Mayhew’s work is at its best when it focuses on the space battle and general spectacle rather than the human figures. Outside of those scenes, many characters suffer from wonky facial work and stiff poses. It’s a shame these two Avengers titles can’t offer a greater level of visual consistency during “Time Runs Out.”

  • 60


    Avengers #43 sets the board for a pretty huge conclusion, and features some explosive events but inconsistent art and some odd pacing make this issue stumble rather than fly. As part of the larger picture, the story is fine and features some interesting callbacks to elements found earlier in the run, but the artwork is lacking and the issue is very average when looked at as an individual comic.

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