This book has gone from a humorous take on a reasonable concept—i.e., people who clean up super-messes—to an issue of Crazy. And that’s not a good thing.
And it’s too bad because the plot is kind of cool. Damage Control is getting advance notice of clean-up requests—meaning that someone is tipping them off before the super-hero/villain fight happens. Neat idea.
But again, the execution make it almost unreadable. I mean look at this picture of Speedball, who is asked by the government to infiltrate D.C. to see how they’re getting their info…
I don’t think Ernie Colon and Kyle Baker are bad artists, but this is really distracting. I skimmed the issues but had a hard time being interested enough to log all the ins and outs of the story.
I will say it leads to a big cosmic battle with Glalactus, the Elders and just about every Marvel hero. So many that I’m not bothering to tag them all.
Quite a wasted opportunity. This book khad the potential to be completely novel and very interesting.
Creators: Dwayne McDuffie and Kyle Baker (issue #1) and Ernie Colon (issues #2-4).
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