Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1

Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia #1

Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Marc Silvestri Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 24, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The Dark Avengers take on the Uncanny X-Men! Kicking off the 6-part crossover event, rising star Matt Fraction (UNCANNY X-MEN, INVINCIBLE IRON MAN) is joined by X-artist supreme Marc Silvestri (X-MEN: MESSIAH COMPLEX, CIVIL WAR: THE INITIATIVE ONE-SHOT) to bring you a story that shakes the foundations of the Marvel Universe. When mutant riots break out in San Francisco, Norman Osborn declares martial law and sends the Dark Avengers in to quell the riots and take down the X-Men. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Don’t miss the first Avengers/X-Men crossover in over 15 years! Rated T …$3.99

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Bill Janzen Jun 23, 2009

    The answers are yet to come, and I can't wait to learn. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    IGN - Daniel Crown Jun 24, 2009

    Again, Fraction isn't exactly breaking new ground with Dark Avengers and Uncanny X-men, but he executes so adeptly here that it almost feels like it. What's more, he doesn't allow Dark Reign to derail some of the themes he's been working on since taking the helm of Uncanny in the first place. That alone makes this book stand out a bit from the pack, making it a rare reward in a crowded field of oppressive tie-ins. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Comic Addiction - Antony Ellis Jun 23, 2009

    Messiah War has really disappointed me and as that series ties up this week also, it’s great to see X-Men fans getting a second bite at the cherry for an epic crossover in 2009. Like Fraction’s Uncanny X-Men, Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia feels classic but also fresh and new and I’m eagerly awaiting the next issue to see where this crossover leads both flagship titles. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Jun 23, 2009

    (Judge the art for yourself in CBR's preview!) Read Full Review

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