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The wait is over! Moon Knight is here…like you’ve never seen him before! And we mean NEVER!

The Eisner award-winning team of Bendis and Maleev tear into the mythos of Moon Knight with the same verve and derring-do they brought to Daredevil. A MARVELOUS reinterpretation of one of the most enigmatic characters in Marvel history starts right here!

Story by Brian Michael Bendis
Art by Alex Maleev
Colors by Matthew Wilson
Letters by Cory Petit
Cover by Alex Maleev, Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary, Paul Mounts, Humberto Ramos, Edgar Delgado & Mark Texiera

Price: $3.99
iFanboy Community Pick of the Week Percentage: 20.4%


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  1. all of my personalities are psyched for this

  2. I really want to like this. Hoping I do!

  3. I’ve always wanted to read up on Moon Knight!  This is my first Maleev (other than Spider Woman).  I thought that was good (I know I’m the minority there), so I’ve got hopes for this too.

  4. sounds interesting…thinking about it. 

  5. I will be pleasantly surprised if this turns out good.

    Maleev – okay. Bendis – seriously? How many more comics is Marvel going to let him ruin?

  6. @WHATTHEDAST  As many as he wants – he’s very popular.

  7. @conor – Yeah, I just don’t get it.

    Don’t get me wrong, he has had his moments. He’s done a lot of good stuff, but he’s very inconsistent. When he’s good he can be very good, but most of the time his stuff is dull. Not bad, but dull (which in comics pretty much equates to bad).

  8. I’m not a religious man, but please Khonshu let this be good.  I became a Moon Knight fan during his days with the West Coast Avengers, bought up most of his old series (including the Werewolf by Night premiere), but haven’t read a series of his since that was any good.  Was sorely disappointed by the recent reboot.  Fingers crossed.

  9. I really hope that Moony himself isn’t lost beneath the personalities of a bunch of more popular characters… picking this up with my blue ring on.

  10. I’ve got to give this one issue at least. In memory of Daredevil. The premise sounds like one of the dumbest things I’ve heard, but anything can be done well.

  11. MK is easily my favorite character, cant wait to read this! Looking forward to bendis’s take on the character and I really love what I’ve seen of maleev’s art for it

  12. trade waiting

  13. I’m not much of a Moon Knight fan but I could be interested.

  14. I’m with Edward. I’ve been burned by the alure of a MK book too many times. If this is good, i’ll be reading it in six months. *crosses fingers*

  15. That cover is a turn off. Bad enough Wolverine and Spidey have to be in all of Benid’s Avengers books.


  16. This looks pretty interesting! The creative team is what sold me

  17. Can’t wait!!!

  18. Can’t wait to get this!

  19. All the artwork I’ve seen looks fantastic, but I’m nervous about him thinking he is Spider-man and what not. I like Marc being deranged-crazy and not silly-crazy if that makes sense. Either way, I’m on board and really hoping it turns out to be good.

  20. Read the preview… not impressed.  Pass.

  21. This is going to be a monthly series or bi?

  22. @WHATTHEDAST  I couldn’t agree with you more.  Every time I think I’ll give BMB another try, i end up disappointed in the end. 

  23. Moon Knight has so much badassery potential, and Maleev’s Daredevil was so damn good, I’m down.

  24. Handled right by Bendis and this could be worth getting. Moon Knight seems to have everything going for it as a concept. I’ll certainly try this issue. 

  25. Not sure I’m ging to like where this is going, but I usually buy a Moon Knight #1.

  26. I pretty much hate Moon Knight, but I’ll give the first issue a shot based on the creative team.

  27. I’m just glad that based on the Preview, Maleev looks like he might actually being drawing a bit here.

  28. will give it a try cause its Bendis but the Avengers personality thing is a turn-off…I get enough Avengers dialogue from Bendis on the reg Avengers books.

  29. Loved the art! I was so-so on the story, but the Ultron bit sold me. I hope the mystery villain IS Ultron.

  30. I have a couple small nerdy complaints-why is Maleev drawing Wolverine like he’s over 6’5…he towers over Marc or did that really happen or just part of Marcs insanity. I also dont like the fact that Bendis is using Mr Hyde as the villain protagonist in this. Mr Hydes already being used right now in the Thunderbolts as a possible candidate for the underbolts program and based on that he should be in locked down mode at the Raft,,,,2/5 for me

  31. Great dialogue as per usual from Bendis. This could turn out to be THE definitive Moon Knight run.

  32. I don’t know anything about Moonknight and this first issue did a bad job of telling me what separates him from any other masked vigilante other than where he lives. Also, why did Spider-man ask “What’s Adamantium do?” Other than that it was good and the art was amazing. 4/5 for good art

  33. i enjoyed it for the most part and thought that the Maleev art was refreshing for its lack of photoshopy-ness.

    The locations seemed very generic and i did not get a sense at all that this book takes place in Los Angeles. A missed opportunity to take advantage of SoCal architecture, landmarks,geography etc. Lets hope that in the future issues they make it a point to do something with the setting especially since its such a major point for the book.  

  34. @OnASunday  I was taken aback by that as well but marc doesn’t know how smart peter is so it stands to reason that in his head spidey is just a jokester with lots of fighting experience and powers. i doubt he knows that peter is a chemistry wizard. and since this is all in his head, everything that these characters say or do is based on how Marc views them

  35. @wallythegreenmonster  Yeah the backgrounds were pretty blank and it didn’t really scream LA to me at all, besides some generic Heat / Gone in 60 Seconds style docks area which a lot of cities have. 

  36. Freaking loved Maleev’s art in this issue. Moon Knight looked great and he drew the f*&k out of some Ultron. Bendis won me over as well.

  37. @ResurrectionFlan  –yeah plus Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach are pretty visually sophisticated places. They have those giant cranes and stuff. its pretty unique

  38. This is my second go with Moon Knight, and I didnt really feel like I knew anything about Marc Spector aside from what I read on the recap page. Hopefully we’ll see a little more characterization down the line. And I’m to assume that Wolverine, Cap, and Spider-Man are figments of his imagination at the end right? But we don’t really get the idea that Marc is mentally unstable, and that was a little confusing. I holding out hope though, and thinking back this was pretty much beat for beat like Bendis’ first DD issue.

  39. One issue and people are saying this could be the definitive take on the character? How can that be when it’s basically a team book co-starring the most over-exposed characters in the Marvel U?

    The Spidey persona doesn’t talk stupid because Marc doesn’t know that Spidey’s smart (he does know that, or used to). The dialogue is that way because Bendis almost always writes Peter Parker as a hipster doofus. That persona may as well be Deadpool.

    I actually enjoyed this issue okay, but I wish all of Bendis’s obvious faults wouldn’t be rationalized and apologized for all the time. He’s a really good writer sometimes. Other times he just goes on autopilot and writes dialogue like “What’s adamantium do?”

    I don’t see any parallel between this and his DD stuff. The Daredevil run was incredibly well thought-out and methodical. This is just Bendis winging it. It’s fine for what it is, but don’t overrate it.

  40. The definitive take on the character was series one back when it came out in the 1980’s everything else  has been a  reboot.

  41. I think all of Bendis’ work needs to be taken as out of continuity. So I won’t ask how Mr. Hyde is here and in Thunderbolts while Moon Knight is with the secret Avengers and also making a tv show based on his life.

    If its out of continuity this is great.

  42. ok….art was pretty great, other than that this issue blows ass! There were spelling errors left and right, bendis is garbage. And great looking art is nothing without a sequence to follow, felt like the whole issue was just a bunch of colored in one shot sketches with no rhyme or reason, the strips didn’t tell me a very good story.

  43. I loved this book. 

  44. I like where the story is going, because I have never read anything like this. The artwork was amazing! Also, this is my first foray into Moon Knight, so we will see how this goes.

  45. Not a Moon Knight fan, but this was fun! Loved the Sienkiewicz-esque artwork, thought the story was fun, will seriously consider checking this out monthly as long as it doesn’t go the way of Spider-Woman.

  46. Another year, another dissapointing Moon Knight title.  I’ll be dropping this unless #2 turns out to be a masterpiece.  First you raise prices across the board to $3.99 and then you just churn out cookie cutter pulp.  Bad form Marvel.

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