Daily Archives: November 6, 2009

Special Olympus

Assault on New Olympus Prologue #1
Main story
Writers: Greg Pak & Fred Van Lente
Artist: Rodney Buchemi
Colors: Guillem Mari
Letters: Simon Bowland
“Godmarked, Part 1: The Oldest One”
Writer: Jeff Parker
Artist: Gabriel Hardman
Colors: Elizabeth Breitweiser
Letters: Tom Orzechowski

Cover artist: Adi Granov
Editor: Mark Paniccia
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Price: $3.99 US

Those who have followed plotlines from Incredible Hercules and Agents of Atlas (as well as Mighty Avengers and Amazing Spider-Man, to a lesser extent) will no doubt enjoy this one-shot. It features the same strong sense of personality and adventure that made those titles such entertaining reads as of late. However, I’m at a loss to understand why these two stories were packaged in this standalone comic book, sans a connecting title, without any clear indication of its connection to those ongoing plotlines.

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