New X-Men #146

New X-Men #146

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Phil Jimenez Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 3
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PLANET X PART 1 The young mutant known as Dust runs rampant at the Xavier Institute as Xorn and his remedial class assist Professor X in his efforts to quell her.

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    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Sep 17, 2003

    Not to worry, though, because Phoenix has been back for some time, and she's no longer bothering to power down. Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 18, 2003

    So does the big surprise live up to the hype? I'd have to say yes, as it certainly leaves one counting the days until the next issue's arrival, and it sets the stage for Grant Morrison to leave the book with a big rousing story, that looks like it'll leave even his biggest detractors happy. With that said, the fans of the more surreal, experimental Grant Morrison might be a bit let down, as while the surprise is effective, it's also a bit conventional, as I could list at least a couple dozen times off the top of my head where a similar moment has been offered up by a writer as a cliffhanger. In any event, overall I'm pleased to see that Grant Morrison is leaving on what looks to be a strong note, though the big master plan of the mystery villain left me a bit confused, as even it this character had the power to accomplish what they suggest using the map, I'm not all that sure what difference pulling off this feat would accomplish. Than again perhaps it would make a huge difference in Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Sep 15, 2003

    New readers may have problems with the heavy Morrison continuity, and Morrison fans may be discouraged by the absence of oddities, but it certainly sets up an entertaining lead-in to the months ahead, which this longtime X-Men fan really needs. Hey, I need some fix of the mutants after dropping Uncanny after 430 issues, right? Read Full Review

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