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In recent years, CMON has built a reputation for creating some of the most beloved board games in the industry. Titles like Zombicide, Dune, Cyberpunk 2077, Cthulhu: Death May Die, Arcadia Quest and Marvel United have garnered a dedicated fanbase, many of whom have supported these games through Kickstarter campaigns and retail purchases. However, CMON's recent decision to make exclusive content for these games available only at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) has sparked significant outrage among its loyal supporters. The Exclusivity Issue At the heart of the controversy are the exclusive expansions and content for Zombicide: White Death, Cthulhu: Death May Die, and Marvel United. These exclusives include: Zombicide: White Death TMNT Expansion: Featuring comics and Rocksteady and Bebop miniatures for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles expansion. This expansion is only available at SDCC, but was highly requested by backers during the entire campaign. Godzilla Expansion for Cthulhu: Death M

Review: Captain America and Black Widow #640

Captain America and Black Widow #640 Cover

Taking it to the House!


Solicit


FINALE ISSUE! GET READY TO HAVE YOUR FACES PUNCHED CLEAN OFF!

Captain America and Black Widow lead the multiverse's finest in a final assault on Venemma Multiversal!

Black Widow vs. Black Widow...to the death!

Forget 11...on a scale of 1 to AWESOME this eye-popping, senses-snapping, jaw-dropping final issue goes to 12!

Preview





Review


See the Review Rating Overview page for more information on how I rate each comic


Cover & Solicit 3/5


While I don't really like the art on this cover the team-up aspect draws my eye. Any book that features that many characters running into battle can't be bad right? I do have to spoil the solicit for you in the fact that the battle to the death between the Widow's happens but not as the solicit makes it out to be.

Art, Colors & Inking 2/5


I'm really disappointed with the art in this entire story arc. It seems like Marvel has this idea how an apocalyptic comic should be drawn and makes them all the same. IMO they make them too gritty, too dark, and lack detail. I have the same gripe with Age of Apocalypse.

Layout & Flow 4/5


The flow of this issue is superior to the previous issues, but only in the fact that by this point I finally have a small idea what is going on. In the first I was confused about even being in an alternate universe.

Story 4/5


This issue concludes the arc to take down the Venemma Multiversal. Continued from last issue we see Captain and both Black Widows teaming up with Keshmir Venemma who wants revenge on her alternate reality counterparts. Captain informs her there will be no killing. I enjoyed seeing all the different reality counterparts they threw in and the unique personalities they were given. As the battle commences outside the Widows go inside Venemma Multiversal, this of course leads to the events the solicit mentions, we get to see Black Widow fight herself, while confusing it was an interesting sequence. The death they mention of course isn't Black Widow but one of the alternate Venemma's. I think they did a very good job of tying up the arc and I'm actually happy I didn't give up on this series after the first two issues. I recommend this as a read but probably just as a TPB so you can get everything at once.

Verdict 3.3


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