The X-Files: Origins #3

The X-Files: Origins #3

Writer: Jody Houser, Matthew Dow Smith Artist: Chris Fenoglio, Corin Howell Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: October 26, 2016 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
8.7Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Before the FBI, before the X-Files, they were just two teenagers in search of the truth. On Martha's Vineyard, a young Fox Mulder investigates something strange happening on the island, while in San Diego, 13-year-old Dana Scully looks into the shocking murder of her teacher. Two kids, two mysteries, one conspiracy that threatens the future of humanity!
•  Mulder and Scully star in separate tales depicting their teen years!
•  Especially crafted for young-adult readers!
•  Two full-length stories in one double-length book!
•  Mystery novel variant covers by Cat Staggs more

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Oct 28, 2016

    With its dual storylines and focus on the feelings of its characters The X-Files: Origins #3 continues to rise above expectations. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicWow!TV - Art Boorman Oct 24, 2016

    The artwork is not standard X-Files artwork.It is clearly aimed at a younger readership, YA as compared to adult.The colorist likewise kept tighter control of the palette, with less shading and an almost cartoonish feel.It is appropriate for the characters, artwork and storyline. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Flickering Myth - Tony Black Oct 26, 2016

    This might be favourite X-Files: Origins issue yet, and let's face it they've all been top quality; a real blend of continued development for our teenage Mulder & Scully as events begin shaping who they are as young people, mixed with a light blend of conspiracy and intrigue while fits in the brighter, bolder and more colourful texture of the panels. The only downside, frankly, is that we only have one more issue left before the curtain comes down and, hopefully, secrets are revealed. Read Full Review

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