Ultimate X-Men #53

Ultimate X-Men #53

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Andy Kubert Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 10, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2
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CRY WOLF PART 4 When the X-Men arrive at the Empire State Building to take down the Fenris folks, it leads to a big rematch between Gambit and Wolverine! Plus, what decision does Rogue make that will affect her budding relationship with Bobby Drake, Iceman?

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dominic Davies Nov 19, 2004

    I hope Vaughan can stick around with Ultimate X-Men because if he does, the title can only get better. Vaughan's writing with Kubert's pencils makes this one of the strongest X-Titles on shelves. I intend to keep picking up this title, and you should too. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 1, 2004

    Andy Kubert turns in some solid work on the Wolverine/Gambit fight, as there's numerous big impact moments that are sure to catch the eye of even the most jaded reader, with Gambit's attack on Logan's knee being a particularly effective sequence. The art also does some nice work when it comes to the X-Men's encounter with the Fenris twins, from Nightcrawler's arrival in their office, to Iceman's failed attempt to impress them with his attack. Colossus also gets to make a pretty impressive arrival. I'll also give the art credit for its work on the closing pages, as the big scene where Remy and Rogue share their passionate kiss made for a powerful image. In fact it's such an impressive visual that it also acts as the cover image, but I'm so pleased to see the covers for the Ultimate titles starting to reflect the stories that we get inside that I'm willing to overlook the idea that the two images are virtually identical. The final page shot of the X-Men was also a nice image to bring the Read Full Review

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