Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Buy Used
$0.11
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of items sold!.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Marvel Apes: The Evolution Starts Here Paperback – October 7, 2009

4 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Paperback
"Please retry"
$6.11 $0.11

The Inquisition
The Inquisition
With loyal friends Othello and Sylva by his side, Fletcher must battle his way to the heart of Orcdom and save Hominum from destruction in the sequel to "The Novice" by Taran Matharu. Hardcover | Kindle book | See more for teen & young adult readers
click to open popover
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Product Details

  • Series: Marvel Apes
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Marvel (October 7, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785139915
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785139911
  • Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.2 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,584,042 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

5 star
0%
4 star
100%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

By B. Elazier on October 16, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Marvel Apes: The Evolution Starts Here, is an okay Marvel entry. A universe of ape versions of Marvel heroes and villians was pretty interesting
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback
Comic readers and creators have a long history with the concept of parallel universes. Marvel takes the concept and puts a unique spin on it with the creation of one in which apes emerged as the dominant species from the evolutionary process. Take that universe, and create a tangent with our own in which a few denizens cross into the other plane of existence, and you have the premise of Marvel Apes.

The Evolution Starts Here appears to be the 2nd graphic novel in a series, collecting books published under prior and separate cover. Fortunately, there is sufficient flashback so that those of us who have not read (or in my case, even heard of) the earlier book will not be lost due to that omission.

I found the overall story to be enjoyable, easy to follow, and a nice salute to the Marvel Universe – which is what I've come to expect when Karl Kesel is at the helm. Long time readers will appreciate that when Super Apes are involved, it should not be a surprise that the Red Ghost would make an appearance. Toss in a tip of the hat, although not an actual appearance, to the High Evolutionary, and the only regret is that Kesel didn't manage to find a spot for Gorr, the Golden Gorilla in his tale. (Long-time Fantastic Four watchers may remember Gorr from his appearances in that comic back in the mid-70s.)

A perfect romp … uh, no. There's a little side story going on that involves the Ancient One and Charles Darwin, which I've given up on trying to understand – although this is the contribution of Tom Peyer to the mix, Kesel's hands are clean on this one. Somehow, the simian version of the Invisible Woman has turned human, with no explanation other than “something happened and we'll try to cure her”.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Pages with Related Products. See and discover other items: superhero novels