Civil War II: X-Men #2

Civil War II: X-Men #2

Event\Storyline: Civil War II Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Andrea Broccardo Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 6, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 6
7.0Critic Rating
6.2User Rating

• An Inhuman with the power to profile the future has emerged, upsetting the delicate balance of power between the Inhuman and Mutant nations.
•  And the mutant master of magnetism, MAGNETO refuses to allow his people to fall by the wayside.
•  Now, Magneto rallies those who would follow him to even the scales...even if it means risking war with Inhumans and Mutants alike to do it!
Rated T+

  • 8.3
    Heroes Direct - Adam Fitch Jul 8, 2016

    Overall, we're rather happy with this Issue and are desperate to know what Magneto's plan is! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicsverse - Corey Spanner Jul 6, 2016

    CIVIL WAR II: X-MEN provides its own conflict outside of the flagship's disappointing argument. Whereas Tony Stark and Captain Marvel bicker back and forth, the X-Men fear for their own people's future at the hands of potential Inhuman manipulation. It hits all the character beats, never feels overcrowded, and looks pretty enough to keep on entertaining. Tie-ins rarely get as good as this. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Black Nerd Problems - William Evans Jul 7, 2016

    The chess pieces get moved a little bit in issue #2 to make the conflict a little more interesting, but in a four issue arc, it's hard not to wonder if it's still moving a bit too slow. The teams seem to be drawn as far as who is on who's side, all that's left now is the fight we know is coming. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Joey Edsall Jul 7, 2016

    The opening and occasional artistic hiccup aside, this is a good X-Men book that feels like it's building toward something meaningful. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Chris Jul 11, 2016

    This truly is Magneto's book.  You can tell that Bunn has a great affection for the character, and an intrinsic interest in exploring the sometimes skewed views of morality he holds.  During the Magneto scenes, this book shines.  The rest of the issue, however, pales in comparison and feels like unnecessary filler... just putting the X-Men in their place and giving them something to do between the Apocalypse Wars and the Death of X. Read Full Review

  • 5.1
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jul 7, 2016

    With this mini-series now half over, it's becoming clear that Civil War II: X-Men isn't actually going to deliver the massive X-Men/Inhumans conflict that readers have been waiting for. It reads more like a prelude to something bigger, with a surprisingly sluggish sense of pacing for a book that numbers only four issues. Read Full Review

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