X-Men Legacy #8

X-Men Legacy #8

Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist: Tan Eng Huat Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 27, 2013 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
8.7Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Refusing Wolverine’s offer to join the X-Men, David Haller must now decide exactly how he will carry out his father’s legacy.But upon venturing into the world on his own, will he be beaconed back to Westchester by his budding fascination with young X-Man Blindfold? And more importantly: How will their future together change the fate of mutantkind?

  • 10
    Marvel Disassembled - thepuremood Mar 27, 2013

    “All will become clear.” a voice in David's head whispers, and that's certainly something to constantly remind yourself in X-MEN LEGACY – new clues, characters and concepts are continually added, but it feels as if our story is just beginning. Spurrier has been deconstructing and challenging our established ideas of the X-mythos, all while telling a very personal and political story; a young man's mission for self-dependence, and a sprawling, satirical journey of contemporary America. X-MEN LEGACY is that special book that we've all been waiting for; it's that identity that our generation has been asking for; it's our DOOM PATROL, our secret hidden treasure published among a mass of mainstream adventure stories, a complicated, original, funny and touching comic, unlike anything you've ever read. Spurrier, Huat, Yeung and Villarrubia…”the world SALUTES you.” Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Read Comic Books - Cody Mudge Mar 27, 2013

    It is a lot to ask but each issue seems to give us more than enough to love. Villarrubia does an amazing job with the Psychophere scenes, giving it exactly the sort of trippy, mind-bending qualities that you would expect. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ScienceFiction.com - Stuart Conover Mar 31, 2013

    I've been constantly enjoying this book on an issue by issue basis though am starting to wonder where exactly they are going to go with an overall story arc. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 27, 2013

    Tan Eng Huat's artwork suffers more than usual from his tendency towards exaggerated anatomy and bizarre perspective. That's despite the fact that much of the issue takes place against a surreal, colorful background of psychic energy. The jilted perspective just doesn't contribute anything to the story. And the characters become almost sexually androgynous at times thanks to the distorted facial features. In theory, Huat is perfectly suited to this type of series, but his style needs to show more restraint. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Geek Smash - Sam Johnson Mar 29, 2013

    If you enjoy a heavy dash of 'weird' with your super-heroics like me, then "X-Men Legacy" #8 is a good jump-on point for this series. I recommend you take the opportunity to do so. Read Full Review

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