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?
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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