I do like it when what sounds like a daft idea turns out to be utter brilliance. That’s the only way I think I can describe Marvel’s decision to take The Incredible Hulk and rename it The Incredible Hercules , starring the titular demi-god and his traveling companion, the boy ultra-genius Amadeus Cho. By all reports this should have been nothing short of a disaster, taking B- and C-grade characters and putting them in starring roles in a comic that used to be all about one of the company’s most recognizable faces. Instead, though, we’re getting what’s probably the funniest book at Marvel right now.

Don’t let the B- and C-list character nature of The Incredible Hercules scare you off; this is one amazingly funny and exciting book. Who knew Greek demi-gods and teenage super-geniuses could make such a great buddy book? And, now that The Incredible Hercules is free of post- World War Hulk stories and Secret Invasion tie-ins, it’s even more accessible than ever. Take a look, you’ll be pleased with the end result.

[…] might now be over, but I’m still slightly amazed at how good The Incredible Hercules turned out to be. Taking two non-star characters (Greek demi-god Hercules and boy genius Amadeus Cho) and handing […]

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