New Mutants Vol. 2 #5

Writer: Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir Artist: Mark A. Robinson, Aaron Sowd Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 5, 2003

    It is good to see the team has finally come together, and we get our first look at the group in action as they run up against a band of mutant haters that are under the command of Donald Pierce, the cybernetically enhanced X-villain, who arrives on the final page to offer up a fairly exciting cliffhanger. This issue also introduces the last member of the team, who we discover is a member of this group of mutant haters, and in an odd little character moment, we see he's unaware of his own mutant status. However, I've never been overly fond of the healer character type, as having one on the team results in a quick and easy way for writers to deliver shocking moments that can be reversed by this character's power. I also have to wonder about the ability of this group to hold its own on the battle field, as only Sofia and Kevin have abilities that could be used to mount an attack, and the latter has to make physical contact with his victims for his power to be effective. Still it's a littl Read Full Review

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