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My Marvel Life Presents: Fabulous First Issue – Hawkeye 1

Getting back to doing this, it’s Fabulous First Issue

My Marvel Life

Why I picked this comic:

I was given the remit of finding something different from the last issue we looked at. With the silver age melodrama involving a team of super-powered teenagers battling a villain, the furthest from that without going outside of genre was the Matt Fraction/David Aja run on this title.

It’s also really good.

The Comic Itself:

Hawkeye 1: August 2012

Lucky was written by Matt Fraction with art by David Aja with colours by Matt Hollingsworth.

The long-time superhero Clint ‘Hawkeye’ Barton is involved in a battle with his team, the Avengers. He falls from a roof and onto a car. On a team featuring men in tank suits, super-soldiers, mythical gods and others of that ilk, this fall brings into sharp focus how he is just a man, an extremely skilled one, but just a man. Six weeks later, he is out of hospital and…

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