Uncanny X-Men #425

Uncanny X-Men #425

Writer: Chuck Austen Artist: Philip Tan Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 3
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Havok and Polaris throw their bachelor and bachelorette parties! Will everything go smoothly at their wedding the following day?

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Deeley Jun 12, 2003

    Frankly, I found Harnetts criticism of the issue to be extremely harsh and even a little sexist. On the other hand, (how can I say this without sounding sexist), Claremonts female characters have set such a high standard in the minds of X-men readers that any realistic women characters will appear to be stupid and weak. Just like real world men will appear inferior compared to superhero men. In short, I loved this book! I had to go back and count the pages to make sure this was a regular-sized comic. The art was so detailed and there was so much to read that it felt longer. That could be taken two ways, but I say this was a hefty, rich, full-bodied comic well worth 3 dollars. Its Chuck Austens finest work on the title. I cant wait for the next issue. If this gets back to Mr. Austen, tell him this: Thank you. I love your work. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 19, 2003

    With the aftertaste of last week's truly awful issue still lingering I have to say I wasn't exactly pleased to see another issue of the Uncanny X-Men in this week's pile of books. With this in mind I must confess that it's entirely possible that I've let my strong dislike of the previous issue impact my review of this issue, and as I look up at the above comments I can see I was overly harsh. In the end this is a perfectly serviceable issue that is no better or worse that most of the drama filled angst that we saw in these pages for the better part of the 1990s. I don't care much for the poorly defined character developments that Chuck Austen has brought to this book, but I can see that he's trying to create a story that will engage the reader's interest. I think I'm just going to have to accept the fact that he's going for a different audience, and that a large degree of my resentment is that I'm finding so little enjoyment from a book that is littered with characters who I've long co Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Jun 8, 2003

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