New X-Men #140

New X-Men #140

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Phil Jimenez Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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MURDER AT THE MANSION PART 2 Sage and Bishop are called in to investigate Emma Frost's murder. Who are the suspects? Where's the murder weapon? And what does this all have to do with Hypercortisone D--the mutant stimulant known as Kick?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 11, 2003

    Before I typed up this final column I made a quite jump around the internet to see what others thought of this issue, and I was left with the sense that many people haven't jumped to the conclusion that I've arrived at, so I guess Grant Morrison was a little more ambiguous than I had given his credit for. Now I believe a have a very good idea of who the murderer is and I also believe the final pages of this issue detail why the murder was committed, but in the interest of preserving the surprise I'll bite my tongue. If nothing else I will give the book full marks for offering up a pretty solid array of suspects, and the simple surprise factor that Emma is playing the role of the murder victim is enough to earn this murder mystery my highest praise. I'll also give Grant Morrison credit for his use of Bishop, as this is easily the most interesting I've found the character to be since he first made his debut in the X-books. Some fairly enjoyable character scenes as well, with the encounte Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Richard Vasseur Jul 7, 2003

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