Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Chaos War TPB [2011] by Greg Pak

CHAOS WAR HARDCOVER
Following Incredible Hercules: The New Prince of Power, Amadeus Cho returns Hercules back to Earth to rally the heroes to fight against King Chaos. King Chaos serves as the protagonist to the Chaos War series much like Nekron served in the Blackest Night.

SERIES HIGHLIGHTS
- King Chaos claims the powers of the Lord of Horror, Nightmare by killing him
- On Earth Hercules returns and rallies the heroes to fight against King Chaos
- King Chaos is uses his obtained powers into putting millions into a sleep-coma
- Hercules uses his new-found powers to freeze time saving millions from death
- Ares the God of War rises from the depths of Hades along with his father Zeus
- Hercules forms the God Squad along with Thor, Silver Surfer, and Galactus
- The God Squad take on the possessed and resurrected Zeus, Hera, and Ares
- Zeus tricks Hercules into revealing the different Heavens for the Chaos King
- The combined might of the God Squad has failed so they retreated and regrouped
- Athena has betrayed her allies by attacking Hercules and siding with the Chaos King
- Amadeus Cho has a plan of saving everyone through a bubble universe - Miek from the Planet Hulk returns and wreaks havoc on Amadeus Cho - Hercules is reborn as a Super-God and defeats Athena
- Amadeus Cho sends the Chaos King into the bubble universe

This trade paperback collects
Chaos War #1-5

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5