There are few ideas so central to the ethos of Marvel Comics as throwing a bunch of heroes together into a team book. And with that being the case, there’s a flavor for every type of reader. You want the team with the biggest heroes and the most epic storylines? That’d be the Avengers, of course. You like outcasts and don’t mind brain-meltingly complex continuity? Go for the X-Men. Cosmic chaos? Guardians of the Galaxy. Mystic and supernatural? The Defenders. Gritty street-level crime? The (Netflix) Defenders.
But there’s one team that probably doesn’t make it onto as many ‘favorites’ lists as they deserve. A team that represents the pure joy and lunacy of superhero comics better than almost any other in the Marvel stable. A de-aged S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, a presumed-dead Atlantean princess, a Uranian telepath, a sentient killer robot, a mythological siren, and a man in the body of an immortal gorilla. And sometimes there’s an ancient dragon too. I give you…the Agents of Atlas. [Read more…] about Agents of Atlas Reading Order