X-Statix #20

Writer: Peter Millian Artist: Nick Dragotta Publisher: Marvel Knights Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Mar 29, 2004

    The guest art this issue by Dragotta isnt up to Allreds standard, though it does have a certain crude directness that befits this most Vertigo-esque of Marvel books. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 6, 2004

    I'm looking forward to the big throw-down with the Avengers so I'm still quite excited by this book, but I have to say if Peter Milligan offers up another arc like this one, my enjoyment of this series is going to steadily decrease, as he goes to the trouble of setting up an interesting premise in the first chapter, and than spends this second chapter essentially undercutting the impact of the opening chapter by focusing its energies on something else entirely. I really wanted this arc to explore the clever reversal of the idea that normally drives the X-books as in the pages of this series being a mutant is a desirable element. However, instead of exploring this idea, instead we're treated to a run-of-the-mill emotional confrontation between Myles and his abusive father, and this is capped off with a happy ending that felt like it was tacked on simply to underscore the idea that Peter Milligan didn't really think this story was supposed to be taken seriously. Now there are some funny Read Full Review

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