X-Men: The 198 Files #1

Writer: Eric J. Moreels, Marc-Oliver Frisch, Brian E. Wilkinson Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Jan 9, 2006

    The art swipes are interesting, and run the gamut to well past just the last decade. The surprises perhaps hint at intriguing promises for new story: several Marauders, X-treme X-Men villains and heroes (Claremont creations abound), Great Lakes Avengers, third rate supporting characters from the Alan Davis Excalibur run, a hefty dose of Academy students, etc. Its actually a pretty fun mixed bag. And compared to a Secret Files or a Handbook, which this tome resembles, this volume is a less obvious marketing gimmick for new stories and more of a trove of useful information about the current state of things. If it had a lower price point, it would even be a bargain. Read Full Review

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