Avengers, Volume 1: World Trust

Avengers, Volume 1: World Trust


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They are Earth's Mightiest Heroes, banded together from across the globe, united in their vow to protect the Earth from those enemies against whom no single super hero can stand alone... and this may be their greatest challenge. The capital cities of every nation on Earth have mysteriously vanished, throwing the planet into anarchy. In this time of extraordinary crisis, the nations of the world turn to the only organization capable of leading them through this time of strife and restoring political, economic and social order; the Avengers. They can defeat any super-villain, but can they govern the entire world?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785110804
Publisher: Marvel
Publication date: 04/01/2003
Series: Avengers Series , #1
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.62(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Geoff Johns is a comic book and television writer, as well as a film and television producer. Born in Detroit in 1973, he studied media arts, screenwriting, film production and film theory at Michigan State University. He has written highly acclaimed stories starring Superman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Teen Titans and The Justice Society of America. Johns is currently the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, a position he has held since 2010.

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Avengers, Volume 1: World Trust 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MeditationesMartini on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
It's hard to do this kind of ridiculous high-concept superheroing and not preserve at least a seedling of fun - "world's capitals disappear - avengers take over?" and there are a couple of good character moments, but they are weighed down by a lot of flat Pavlovian reflex writing (Cap lays down law, Tony is hothead, etc.) that was boring even at the time and now that the characters have (to a point) switched roled with "New Avengers" and the rest of it, it's clear just how misguided that division of roles was. So no big scores or spills on that arena, but what really makes this book wince-inducing is the cack-handed politics. "If you suspend the Maastricht treaty, you're giving up every economic and personal freedom the people of the European Union have fought for!" Like Paul O'Brien says, Americans: bless their American little hearts. Oh, and colourist: LURK MOAR. Yikes.