X-Men Legacy Annual #1

X-Men Legacy Annual #1

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Daniel Acuna Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 16, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Rogue takes over the driver’s seat of X-MEN LEGACY with a bang. But she’s not alone. Her new role with the X-Men puts her in close contact with the Legacy of the X-Men, the students. It’s up to Rogue to foster the last generation of mutants, but can she even keep them alive? A classic X-Villain returns in this giant-sized special that kicks off X-MEN LEGACY’s NEW DIRECTION! Rated A …$3.99

  • 7.6
    IGN - Bryan Joel Sep 16, 2009

    The inaugural X-Men: Legacy Annual is important reading for anyone interested in the future of the series, and a must-read for Rogue's hardcore fans. And while it's paced nicely and features trademark strong character work from Mike Carey, it doesn't go all the way in selling the "bold new direction" convincingly. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Sep 15, 2009

    My one big complaint with "X-Men: Legacy" Annual #1, though, is that that it's a "to be continued" story. One thing I liked about most Annuals (before they all turned into big company-wide crossovers) was that you got a double-sized, all-in-one story. When I turned the page and discovered that it still wasn't over, well, I couldn't help but be disappointed. Still, that's a good sign that Carey and Acuna did their job well enough that I wanted more. It's a fun new direction for the series, and one that I can see succeeding both creatively and financially. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt Sep 17, 2009

    Mike Carey and the artists do a serviceable job on this issue which effectively begins to set up the new direction for the series. As a huge fan of Rogue, I'm glad to see how well she is portrayed here, though I have my doubts about some of the other aspects of the series that are presented heremost notably the choice of villain and Daniel Acuna's ability to carry the book as the regular artist. However, the good does outweigh the bad here, making it worth a look. Read Full Review

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