This variant cover looks a lot cooler than the standard. Don’t let it fool you, though, because this issue does not focus on Bullseye. Instead, it offers some inspired Norman Osborn characterization and a good Sentry-centered scene. Yeah, I’m just as shocked.
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DARK AVENGERS #3
WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis
ART: Mike Deodato
COLOR ART: Rain Beredo
LETTERER: Chris Eliopolus
Days ago, Norman Osborn visits the Sentry for the first time since seizing Avengers Tower. A deceptively subtle and layered dialogue follows in which, to crudely summarize, Osborn confesses his identity as the Green Goblin, that he too hears voices, and explains that if he can bury his demons enough to run H.A.M.M.E.R., then the Sentry can surely conquer his own. Norman, father-like, speaks to Sentry as a fellow human being on the same rough path to sanity, persuading him to realize his potential in the newly-sanctioned Avengers.
In the present, the Dark Avengers battle Morgana Le Fay and her demonic minions to protect Victor Von Doom, encumbered by magically frozen armor. Norman, as Iron Patriot, scoops up Doom and asks how to beat Morgana. Apparently, they can stop her by traveling in time to before her current onslaught began. Norman demands access to Doom’s armor’s servers to activate the time machine, threatening to drop the Latverian and go home otherwise. Doom reluctantly complies, and tog (more…)