HERE COMES TOMORROW PART 1 Society has crumbled, the human race is all but decimated, and mutants have evolved. But throughout the years, the dream of one man long dead still remains true -- that of Professor Charles Xavier, that of the X-Men!
This is pretty much a modernized version of the Days of Future Past story-line, which sounds a bit odd considering that story was essentially looking at a possible future. However, while the plot-lines are quite similar, Grant Morrison has managed to incorporate some modern day ideas like genetic manipulation, and his notion that the mutant race is the next stage of human evolution, and not the genetic arbitration that much be wiped out that was the central plot of the earlier look at the future. Now one does get the sense that Grant Morrison isn't going to wander to far afield in this arc as he's set up a fairly familiar looking plot device in the final pages where we see something that has happened in the past has changed the future, and in order to set the future right, one has to travel into the past to correc tthis flaw. However, Grant Morrison is in the final lap, and if nothing else the situation he's created in the past doesn't look like something that one can fix with a single Read Full Review
But Bad Beast is a clich, and Skylark (at least this issue) is a complete cipher. Much more emotionally powerful is the flashback coda, where Emma and Scott ponder the mystery that was Jean. Its a complete echo of her Byrne/Claremont funeral, but even Byrne didnt draw ultimate Bond-babes like Silvestris chic and sexy take on Emma. His Image-style art makes a welcome return, and even if the story is mediocre, at least we know from the cover that no matter what age, Wolverine will always have a hot ass! Read Full Review
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