The X-Files: Origins #4

The X-Files: Origins #4

Writer: Jody Houser, Matthew Dow Smith Artist: Chris Fenoglio, Corin Howell Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 7, 2016 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
9.0Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Before the FBI, before the X-Files, they were just two teenagers in search of the truth. On Martha's Vineyard, a young Fox Mulder investigates something strange happening on the island, while in San Diego, 13-year-old Dana Scully looks into the shocking murder of her teacher. Two kids, two mysteries, one conspiracy that threatens the future of humanity!
•   Mulder and Scully star in separate tales depicting their teen years!
•   See what made them into the characters we've come to love!
•   Especially crafted for young adult readers!
•   Two full-length stories in one more

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Tom Guilfoyle Dec 7, 2016

    This is a fantastic series and a great final chapter. Matthew and Jody have provided an insight into the makings of Mulder and Scully and I thank them for this opportunity. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Flickering Myth - Tony Black Dec 7, 2016

    One hopes The X-Files: Origins may not be a one-time thing, on the basis of how well Dow Smith, Houser and the team at IDW have presented the youthful origins of Mulder & Scully, with some gorgeous artwork which captures that youthful exuberance as well as the show's dark and sinister tone. While it does close off their original investigations here, enough doors and character beats are left open for the writers to further explore down the road, which hopefully will further connect to established show canon from the series. A great finish to a mini-series which has added a delightful extra shade to the myriad X-Files universe. Read Full Review

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