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Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes #3

AEMH Cover #2"Did You Hear The One About Scorpio?"

Written by Chris Yost
Art by Ramon Bachs and Raul Fonts

"King Solomon's Frogs"

Written by Chris Yost
Art by Ramon Bachs and Terry Pallot.

This issue is the best comic yet from the pen of Chris Yost; both stories are tightly paced and wrapped up in a small space. Clearly, Yost is becoming accustomed to the "done in one-half" format.  Ramon Bachs does a serviceable job with his pacing and layout, replicating the familiar AEMH art style from the animated series.

The first story is a quick adventure with the Avengers battling the Zodiac to forstall Scorpio using the Zodiac Key to open a dimensional gateway (those never turn out good).  At the end of the story, the relationship between Nick Fury and Scorpio is confirmed as well.

"King Solomon's Frogs" brings back a pair of artifacts from the Jack Kirby "Black Panther" series, and gives us a glimse into the future and the past.  Yost teases us - as the Black Panther and Hawkeye pass through several stops through time, we get a cameo of Captain America and Bucky in 1942 as well as a glimse of the Avengers' near-future.

In another nod to the MU 616, we get confirmation that Kang the Conquerer is Rama-Tut.  This is a fun romp through time, and Yost is careful to not set up any paradoxes; time travel stories with a lot more room often suffer from plot holes from chronal causation.