House Of M #8

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Olivier Coipel, John Dell, Scott Hanna Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
5.2Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Paul T. Semones Nov 8, 2005

    When my faith in the X-Men mythos was at its lowest ebb, Bendis has made me care again. I cant wait to read what happens next. My heart is full. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Nov 8, 2005

    Visual flair: Theres a brilliant sequence where Nightcrawler (looking extra cuddly under Coipels pencils) bamfs throughout the complex searching for Logan. Coipel does a really great tough but human (and in this case haunted) Logan. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Nov 8, 2005

    Hank Pyms statement at the end of the book purports to be a portentous rumination on how Wandas actions may have upset the balance of the Marvel Universe, but actually only serves to throw up vague questions about what the implications of this series might be in the future. Whilst this is presumably intended to lead us into the many spin-off stories and series which will follow in Marvels Decimation event (a flyer for which is stapled squarely through the double-splash centre pages, dulling the effect of an otherwise well-rendered and satisfyingly symmetrical visual), it only really underlines just how inconclusive this mini has been as a story in its own right. House of M makes a useful change in the Marvel Universe but fails to provide any decent payoff on its own terms, with the only exploration of its much-mooted Big Event being the dry ticking-off of a list of which mutants are still active and which have been de-powered. To be honest, its about as much fun reading a rund Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comics Bulletin - Kelvin Green Nov 8, 2005

    Still, it does look nice. If you bought some of Coipels original art from this series, youd get the benefit of some wonderful drawings, without any of those awful words polluting the pages. Well worth the extra money, Id say. Read Full Review

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