Pull This Book! “One Month To Live” #5

One Month To Live #5
One Month To Live #5

Heroic Age: One Month To Live #5

Writer: Stuart Moore, John Osterander, Rick Remender, Rob Williams

Pencils: Jamie McKelvie

SynopsisWHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH ONE MONTH TO CHANGE THE WORLD? An all-star creative roster brings you a weekly Marvel event! Featuring Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Avengers! In a world of unlikely heroes, Dennis Sykes is about to become Marvel’s unlikeliest. Banker by day, struggling parent by night, and unhappy about it all. But when a tragic turn of events gives Dennis a 30 day death sentence, he discovers his accident comes with super-powers. And as the weeks in Dennis’ life tick down, he sets out to leave a mark one way or the other – – even if he has to go through Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Avengers to do it. Everyone is the hero of their own story…but not every hero is a good guy.

In short, we need more comic books like this one. A brief spin off of The Heroic Age flag, One Month To Live (also known as 1 Month 2 Live) has been a heart wrenching, powerful tale. It’s rare that we see the Marvel Universe act as a group, working together to help someone, as well as inspiring them. Yes, the book does have it’s bizarre moments; Wolverine in particular feels a bit too much like he’s in a children’s Choose Your Own Adventure book, but it’s still a strongly written book that I’m enjoying the hell out of. I’m just curious to see how this one ends, and how it will affect the Marvel Universe as a whole.

About Christopher Baggett

Christopher Baggett has owned and operated The HomeWorld independently since 2009 after spinning it off from his previous concept, ‘The Anime Homeworld’. In addition to journalistic endeavors, he is an aspiring novelist. Arizona born military brat Christopher currently resides in the Georgia area.

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3 comments

  1. This is a really great limited series. I also did a write-up about One Month to Live, back on the 13th. It’s definitely a series worth picking up.

  2. Very cool, I will have to pick this up!!

  3. Hmm…you’ve intrigued me, Sir. I may look for this when I hit up the comic shop Friday. Thanks for the recommendation! 😉

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