Ultimate X-Men #44

Ultimate X-Men #44

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Finch Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 14, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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NEW MUTANTS PART 5 Emma Frost, alongside the president of the United States, rolls out her new team of mutants when a surprise attack puts the original mutant team - The X-Men - on the offensive.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 7, 2004

    The various plot elements of this arc look to be pulling together just in time for the big climax, and while this arc hasn't exactly been a fast-moving, action packed reading experience, it has introduced about half-a-dozen new characters into the Ultimate Universe, and while we haven't gotten much insight into these new additions, they do bring some interesting ideas to the table that I want to see explored. I want to know more about Xavier's relationship with Emma, and what drove them apart. I want to know why Cyclops and his brother Alex don't look to be a speaking terms. The final page also offers up a solid little moment that I truly wasn't expecting, and if this moment is what it appears to be that a couple characters in the X-Men are going to be profoundly impacted, which is always a welcome sight as giving the team a good kick in the pants always makes for an interesting reading experience. I also have to say I love the idea that Warren's Ultimate counterpart is a bit of a cowa Read Full Review

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