New Mutants Vol. 2 #2

Writer: Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir Artist: Kieron Grant Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 30, 2003

    This book looks to be off to a good start, as while it's a bit quiet & low key, overall it's doing a wonderful job of establishing what I'm guessing will be the central theme of this book, which is the struggles that young mutants face dealing with their powers. This issue introduces us to our second cast member, as Laurie is a young girl who is able to alter the moods of people in her immediate vicinity, and this leaves her questioning whether the reactions of the people she's dealing with are genuine, or have they simply fallen under the influence of her power. We also see that her power looks to be influenced by her mood, so if she's happy, so is everyone within the reach of her power. The same applies for the more negative emotions, and as such she has shunned all contact with others. This issue also follows up on the eternally cheerful wind-controling mutant we met in the previous issue, as Sofia arrives at the X-Mansion, and sets out to make friends. To this end, the meeting of L Read Full Review

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