Captain Marvel #34 is revealed by Marvel Comics, written by Kelly Thompson, artwork by Sergio Davila, inks by Sean Parsons, colors by Jesus Aburtov, and letters by Clayton Cowles. With Vox Supreme having taken War Machine, Spider-Woman, and Hazmat prisoner, Carol finds herself floating by way of area, locked in a veritable coffin. Can she free herself in time to cease Vox’s scheme and save her buddies?
Not spoiling this concern isn’t going to be simple, however right here goes.
The hits begin early on in this story. Carol’s speedy predicament forces her to develop her already formidable portfolio of talents in a manner I by no means would’ve seen coming. Thompson delivers one other second of progress for Carol in a manner that permits the author to develop on the character’s energy set whereas tying the second of progress again to what this run of Captain Marvel has rotated around so prominently: the central position Carol’s buddies play in her life. Even locked in an impervious coffin, floating by way of the never-ending void of the area, and nonetheless, her buddies are inspiring, pushing, and serving to her change into the most effective Marvel she might be.
Whereas this latest evolution for Carol is probably the most vital speaking level of Captain Marvel #34, the problem doesn’t cease delivering the hits after Carol escapes from her floating tomb. The confrontation that follows is equal elements stunning, hard-hitting, and emotional. The challenges that Thompson continues to craft for Carol to face completely mix the exterior stakes with private ones for the long-lasting heroine.
Whereas I may spend this entire assessment praising Thompson’s writing, Captain Marvel #34 advantages simply as a lot from the wonderful artwork that brings this story to life, Davila’s traces deliver Carol’s struggles to live beautifully. I notably respect the artist’s method to the guide’s opening moments throughout Carol’s confinement. The visuals throughout this sequence do an awesome job of balancing the necessity to seize Carol’s bodily confinement whereas additionally presenting the reader with an illustration of the interior enlargement of Carol as her energy set grows.
Even past this sequence, although, the artwork delivers big-time all through this guide. The visible design of Carol’s latest means is placing and the way the artwork delivers this concern’s motion is superior. The hits are delivered to the reader with all of the earth-shattering drive ones can ask for. With a lot happening in this story, the artwork may’ve simply been forgiven if it fell brief in a single space or one other. However, as a substitute, it manages to maintain up with the shifting narrative and vitality of the guide skillfully.
Whereas Davila’s traces create the muse for the great visible manifestation of Captain Marvel #34‘s story, the reward must be given to Parsons and Aburtov as properly. What Davila begins, the inker and colorist improve and develop magnificently.
Rounding out the guide presentation is Cowles’s work on letters. The dialogue is delivered cleanly, and Cowles delivers some magnificent sound designs all through this guide. One of many extra spectacular superhero landings I’ve seen shortly is on this concern, with no small quantity of the second’s impression coming from Cowles sound design.
When all is claimed and finished, Captain Marvel #34 continues to construct on the momentum that this story arc had already been using excessive on. With the ultimate pages teasing an enormous showdown for the following concern, I can not wait to see what this artistic workforce presents us with!
Captain Marvel #34 is out there now wherever comics are bought.