Based on the reaction here and elsewhere, I think it's safe to say that Matt Fraction and David Aja's Hawkeye #1 is the best received Marvel Comics premiere issue since last year's Daredevil launch by Mark Waid and Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. The new take on the Avengers' resident archer finds Clint Barton balancing stylishly illustrated superheroics with humorously written Just-a-Dude problems, and is a book our own Chris Sims described as "Avenger by day, Jim Rockford by night."

Following up on the positive reaction to issue #1, Marvel's dropped an unlettered preview of next month's issue #2, featuring the unobstructed artwork of Aja and colorist Matt Hollingsworth. Check it out.








Hawkeye #1 is on sale now in finer comics shops and digitally via comiXology. Issue #2 goes on sale September 5.