Tag: Comics: Hawkeye series

Review: Hawkeye: Rio Bravo (vol. 4)

Posted 2 October, 2015 by Lianne in Comics / 4 Comments

Hakweye: Rio Bravo, vol. 4
By: Matt Fraction (writer)
Format/Source: Paperback; my copy

Reeling from recent events, even Hawkeye wants to know his new status quo. Who’s with him? Who’s against him? Who’s trying to kill him, and why? And just when Clint’s rock bottom couldn’t arrive fast enough, his brother shows up. After a lifetime of bad decisions, Clint and Barney Barton have to realize that they are brothers — and, ultimately, they’re the only ones who can save one another. If they don’t kill each other first. Now, the brothers Barton double down as the Clown and the Tracksuit Draculas lay siege to their building. Can Hawkguy keep everyone safe? Deafened and bloodied, will the Bartons make easy pickings for the Tracksuits? Ever seen Rio Bravo? It’s the final chapter of Matt Fraction and David Aja’s critically acclaimed reinvention of the arrowed Avenger! Don’t miss it, bro.

Collecting HAWKEYE (2012) #17, #12-13, #15, #19, #21 and #22.

Guys, I have been waiting for this collected trade paperback to be released for ages. I was expecting it earlier this year but the date was pushed back to August so I totally forgot about it until I received an email telling me my preorder of this comic had shipped (hurray!). Anyway, boo that we’ve come to the end of Matt Fraction’s run with Hawkeye because I’ve really enjoyed it, definitely up there as one of my favourite Marvel runs.

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Review: Hawkeye: L.A. Woman (vol. 3)

Posted 27 October, 2014 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Hakweye: L.A. Woman, vol. 3
By: Matt Fraction (writer)
Format/Source: Paperback; my copy

Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles to get away from New York, life, and Clint Barton – but not away from trouble! Because Madame Masque is hanging out at poolside with the rich and famous as well! As Kate helps a reclusive and Sixties-damaged pop music genius find his lost masterpiece, Madame Masque finds Kate. By which we mean starts trying to kill her again. This one has it all! Characters! Plot! Story! Dialogue! Theme! Meaning! Message! Action! A little exposition! Fire! Arrows! Criminals! Neighbors! Large bodies of water! Clients! Cops who don’t care! A system that victimizes the victims! The dog! In a broken town where cynicism and apathy has its claws around the throat of the good and decent, Lady Hawkguy is the only hero you can trust!

Collecting: Hawkeye Annual 1, Hawkeye 14, 16-18, 20.

I have really been enjoying Matt Fraction’s run on Hawkeye, having read volume 1 (review) and volume 2 (review). I wasn’t in any particular rush to check out volume 3, but after having heard that Fraction’s run was ending with volume 4, I bumped it up the reading list 😉

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Review: Hawkeye: Little Hits (vol 2)

Posted 1 March, 2014 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Hakweye: Little Hits, vol. 2
By: Matt Fraction (writer), David Aja (Illustrations), Francesco Francavilla (Illustrator), Steve Lieber (Illustrator), Jesse Hamm (Illustrator), Matt Hollingsworth (Color Artist)
Format/Source: Paperback; my copy

Artist David Aja returns to the most critically acclaimed comic of 2012, as ace archer Clint Barton faces the digital doomsday of – DVR-Mageddon! Then: Cherry’s got a gun. And she looks good in it. And Hawkeye gets very, very distracted. Plus: Valentine’s Day with the heartthrob of the Marvel Universe? This will be…confusing.

Marvel architect Matt Fraction continues his exciting, adventurous reinvention of the arrowed Avenger!

COLLECTING: Hawkeye 6-11

I’ve read the first volume of the series last year (review) and absolutely adored it so I just had to pick up the second volume 😀

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Review: Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon (vol. 1)

Posted 20 April, 2013 by Lianne in Comics / 0 Comments

Hakweye: My Life as a Weapon, vol. 1
By: Matt Fraction (writer), David Aja (illustrator), Javier Pulido (illustrator)
Format/Source: Paperback; my copy

The breakout star of this summer’s blockbuster Avengers film, Clint Barton – aka the self-made hero Hawkeye – fights for justice! With ex-Young Avenger Kate Bishop by his side, he’s out to prove himself as one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! SHIELD recruits Clint to intercept a packet of incriminating evidence – before he becomes the most wanted man in the world. You won’t believe what is on The Tape! What is the Vagabond Code? Matt Fraction pens a Hawkeye thriller that spans the globe…and the darkest parts of Hawkeye’s mind. Barton and Bishop mean double the Hawkeye and double the trouble…and stealing from the rich never looked so good.

COLLECTING: Hawkeye 1-5, Young Avengers Presents 6

I’ve heard sooooooooooooo many good things about this comic from the Marvel Now! series; the first issue is in its fifth printing, which is crazy awesome. So I was pretty thrilled when my copy of the trade finally shipped. I meant to pace myself with this trade and savour the story, but what the heck, I ended up reading the whole thing last night.

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