Ant-Man #1

Marvel Comics

 

by Nick Spencer & Roman Rosanas

Reader Appeal: T+ (Ages 15 and older)

Genre: Superhero

 

Quick Pick

The original Ant-Man, Hank Pym, has retired. So who's left to pick up (well, steal) the costume and its size-changing, ant-communicating powers? This time its a guy named Scott Lang, a...um...well, a reformed criminal in search of redemption and new purpose in life. Lang is also a struggling single dad, trying to balance hero-ing with parenting. It's a well-worn premise, but actually shows promise (and a little bit of humor) for fans of the Marvel universe.

 

Parents should be aware that Ant-Man #1 earns its T+ rating, and might want to preview the comic before handing it off to their kids.

 

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