Moon Knight #1
Brian Michael Bendis writer
Alex Maleev artist
Matthew Wilson colorist
VC's Cory Petit letters
Marvel Comics publisher
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The second I heard that Bendis & Maleev were going to bring back Moon Knight in his own title I was on cloud nine. I loved what they did with Daredevil for so many years, that's were I found Brian Michael Bendis & fell in love with his writing. And Alex Maleev's art was . . . was so astonishing. His pages where truly works of art. So with them taking control of Moon Knight one would have to say "THIS ISSUE WAS TOTALY AWESOME!” but for some odd reason. . . it wasn't to me.
Now the story, I like it I really did. Having Marc Spector kind of like Tony Stark (money, fame, women, just minus the drinking problems. . . . .so far) was a cool idea. And the shocking revelation at the end too. Having Marc talking to Caption America, Spider-Man, & Wolverine with Ultron's head, as they're trying to find out who wanted Ultron's head. The last page showing Marc alone, just standing in the same room with three Avengers but talking to no one. Knowing Marc having three or four different personality, this was a nice touch.
So if I enjoyed the story, why wasn't it a great read to me? I hate to say it but the art seemed off. Maybe it was the way Maleev did his inking/shadowing? Or maybe it was the way Matthew Wilson worked on the coloring? I really don't know. But whatever it was, it turned me off to this issue. So for a $3.99 comic, for me a great story & an ok art. . . . sad to say I don't think I’ll be coming back for issue two. Or maybe I’ll look for the future issues in the quarter boxes at Comic Con.