Ultimate X-Men #43

Ultimate X-Men #43

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Finch Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 10, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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NEW MUTANTS PART 4 Emma Frost provides the President with an alternative to the X-Men. What does this new team have to do with Cyclops' brother, Alex? And what does Emma hope to achieve with her new mutant initiative?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 28, 2004

    Not much in the way of excitement in this issue, as Brian Michael Bendis spends quite a bit of time setting up what looks to be the membership of the new group of mutants that are going to take the X-Men's place as the President's preferred brand of merry mutants. Now the lineup that he comes up with looks promising, as a careful study of the dialogue give one a general idea of who will be on this group and there are a couple welcome surprises. The issue also takes some time to look in on the Beast who has left the X-Men and his departure ties in rather neatly with the formation of the new group, as it would appear he's going to be asked to join them, and I fully expect him to if only to make it clear to Xavier not to keep a candle burning. The issue also does a pretty fair job of playing up the damage that Magneto's attacks have caused, as we see the revelation that Emma Frost is a mutant prompts a rather extreme reaction, and it would appear that the X-Men are going to find themselve Read Full Review

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