AVX: Consequences #5

AVX: Consequences #5

Event\Storyline: Avengers vs. X-Men Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Gabriel Hernandez Walta Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 7, 2012 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Spinning directly out of AVX #12, find out what happens next! We cant tell you anything else without spoiling everything AVX!

  • 9.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Geoff Arbuckle Nov 7, 2012

    ven with the visual hiccups, the issue was solid. The overall mini served it's purpose. A new faction was created and a long time marvel character was completely overhauled and given a new purpose. I'm definitely looking forward to the future. Something that I haven't been for a while. Success!! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Read Comic Books - Roderick Ruth Nov 7, 2012

    By the end of this issue, you begin to really see the sadness and isolation Cyclops willingly forces upon himself for the greater good of mutant-kind. Those that choose to dive into upcoming Marvel NOW! titlesAll-New X-MenandCable & The X-Forceshould definitely pick this issue up as a primer for those other books. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Marvel Disassembled - Mike Nov 7, 2012

    All in all, this is a pretty good conclusion to a series that could have been pretty average but was surprisingly great. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Nov 8, 2012

    AVX: Consequences #5 is a rousing conclusion to a mini-series that has had its share of both good and bad moments, thankfully this final issue is comprised of the positive end of things. Recommended. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Nov 8, 2012

    "AvX: Consequences" shouldn't have worked half as well as it did, but it's much to everyone's credit that it opened and closed a success. Gillen and Walta (plus the artists from the first four issues) have turned out a fun mini-series that provided exactly what it promised: consequences. Add in a great last word from Cyclops, and it makes me genuinely interested in where these characters will turn up next. I'll be ready to read that comic, whatever it might be. Well done. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Nov 10, 2012

    But the best moment in this issue is what happens when Wolverine and the Avengers arrive at the prison, too late to stop Cyclops. Wolverine finds a note from Cyke, and it perfectly defines both Wolverine and Cyclops over the past few years. In a stunning reversal (which I'm sad to say I didn't see coming), Cyclops reveals that Wolverine has now become the respectable, moral leader of the X-Men, what with both leading the Jean Grey School and joining the Avengers. Wolverine has become the new Cyclops. And in turn, Cyclops declares that he is the new Wolverine. Cyclops will be the rogue warrior operating out of the shadows, doing the things that need to be done to protect mutants. This is brilliant. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Entertainment Fuse - Sean Elks Nov 10, 2012

    AVX: Consequence is not a terribly exciting series, but it has been a more interesting one than the event it spins out from. In more ways, it's actually a conclusion to Gillen's Uncanny X-Men run, which could have been so much more if Marvel gave him the free reign and time to play with it. Cyclops has been positioned in an even more dark and questionable role than before, and I hope Brian Michael Bendis doesn't plan on overplaying it in the new Uncanny X-Men series. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Multiversity Comics - Vince Ostrowski Nov 9, 2012

    Either way, this is a book that is not to missed. It catches the reader up on everything they need to know from "AvX", puts it into context, and gets us all ready for whatever lies ahead in Marvel NOW! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Nov 7, 2012

    Even so, Gillen delivers a strong finish to a surprisingly enjoyable and important mini-series. More than ever, I'm eager to see what the future holds for Cyclops and his dwindling band of allies as the Marvel NOW! status quo kicks in. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Nov 8, 2012

    While Gillen occasionally slips into slanginess with some of his characters' voices, this is a solid, if quiet, conclusion to his X-Men run. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ScienceFiction.com - Ben Silverio Nov 13, 2012

    Overall, this was a good limited series. After AvX, I had questions about Cyclops and they were all answered here before the Marvel Universe jumps into the next big thing. Additionally, I got the added bonus of Hope's story where she tries to be normal for a while but it just doesn't work out. It was a cute little story, however, I haven't decided if I'm going to continue to follow that story in 'Cable & X-Force' just yet since X-books aren't normally my thing. But if Kieron Gillen is writing another one, I might have to check it out. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - Jason Todd Nov 9, 2012

    This issue was pretty quick, but it did serve to establish that Scott is a villain now. He's not The Joker or Green Goblin but he is a Luthor-esque villain that believes he's doing the right thing, even though he's going about it the wrong way, which is fine for Scott. I'm excited to see this new dynamic for the character, and this issue really cemented him in that role for now. I didn't care much about the Hope and Cable stuff, and that really just took away from the character development with Scott, I would've preferred a bit more for Magik as well. But with Danger leaving the team after breaking out Scott, I am curious to see who else joins the "X-Tinction" team, and if Emma will side with Scott after the Phoenix Force betrayal. All in all this was a solid issue to a Mini-Series I really enjoyed, even more than AVX. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Vine - Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero Nov 7, 2012

    There were parts of this story that were a little hard to swallow. We're seeing some decisions and changes being made. In some ways it feels out of character but it's also what has been developing for the last few years. The different and looser art style compared to previous issues made it a little awkward. It's understandable why the decision was made to use different artists in keeping the weekly schedule. If this is meant to be the finale in AVX, it's a little bittersweet. How this plays out in the Marvel NOW! titles will be something to watch for. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Fanboy Ramblings - Fanboy Ramblings Nov 8, 2012

    This issue focuses on Magneto, Magick, and Danger's attempt to break Cyclops out of prison, and when they do the X men universe is shifted on it's end. It didn't have the wow factor that you would expect from the end of a series book. You knew what was going to happen before it happened. I was left with a feeling of overall disappointment but hopefully that can turn into something great in All New X-Men. It'll be interesting to see Cyclops teamed up with Magneto. The dynamics of their relationship has to potential to be very captivating, hopefully the writers can pull it off. Ultimately though, this series isn't a must read but it is also a bit of a glimpse as to what is going on in the Marvel Now! universe. Check it out if you're interested, if you're not, move along. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    hatmasta Nov 8, 2012

    This was a great issue. Definitely the best of the mini - and while a lot of ppl didn't like the art, I thought it was good for what this story. There are some pretty awesome moments in this one, including the prison warden's 'punishment'. I won't spoil too much here. Just check it out. DEAR MARVEL, Can Kieron Gillen write more Marvel event stories?

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