• Fallen Angels #5 Is a High Bar You Still Can’t Limbo Under

    Fallen Angels #5 Is a High Bar You Still Can’t Limbo Under0

    Fallen Angels has set such a low bar for itself that a baby could crawl over it, so while it’s surprising to find an issue I didn’t hate, I’m not going to say that Fallen Angels #5 is in any way a good comic.  The entire series has been an unmitigated disaster in an otherwise

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  • X-Force #5 Takes an Eye for an Eye

    X-Force #5 Takes an Eye for an Eye0

    After the cliffhanger of last issue, X-Force #5 gives us pure action the entire way through, which is good, since it feels like we’ve been waiting for a resolution to this since last year. [CHORUS OF BOOS. —Ed.]

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  • X-Men #4: Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest, Put Our Assassins to the Test

    X-Men #4: Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest, Put Our Assassins to the Test0

    The final indelible image of House of X #1 features Magneto in Jerusalem, resplendent in white, the sun glinting off his helmet. His words provide not only a stunning cliffhanger, but a statement of purpose for the entire X-line going forward: “You have new gods now.” X-Men #4, by Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Francis Yu,

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  • New Mutants #4: Ugh, Nebraska

    New Mutants #4: Ugh, Nebraska0

    In New Mutants #4, the young X-Men assembled by Armor in the previous issue are in trouble in Pilger, Nebraska. In the second issue of this storyline in the Dawn of X title, the young New Mutants face down high stakes with lives on the line, in a straightforward conflict with the villains of this

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  • X-Force #4: No Moral Compass Except Nationalism

    X-Force #4: No Moral Compass Except Nationalism0

    Four issues of X-Force, and I’m once again revising my opinion. I’m very annoyed with this book and its continual ups and downs!

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  • Excalibur #4 and the Matter of Britain

    Excalibur #4 and the Matter of Britain0

    With every issue of Excalibur, I find myself reevaluating the book as a whole. At the beginning of this arc, this was the Dawn of X title I was most tentative on, loving the concept and liking the first issue, but struggling with the second. Now, as the end of the first arc draws near,

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