A+X #5

A+X #5

Writer: Zeb Wells, Kathryn Immonen Artist: Dale Keown, David LaFuente Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 6, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8
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Zeb Wells and Dale Keown spin a story bringing Iron Man and Beast together! Kathryn Immonen and David Lafuente tell the tale of Iron Fist and Doop's first adventure!

  • 8.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 6, 2013

    If the first few issues of A+X were a bit rocky and uneven, these most recent two chapters have been milking the team-up concept for all its worth. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Marvel Disassembled - Mike Mar 7, 2013

    This issue of A+X might be a little too out there for some people. But if you haven't been taking the series too seriously, you'll probably still enjoy it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson Mar 7, 2013

    Though this issue is undeniably fun, it's still a lot of money for two 10-page short stories that are, by their own admission, of no consequence, except as a good time. But when they hit like these two do, they are indeed a very good time, and better than many of the more "important" comics I read on a weekly basis. If "A+X" can continue delivering creative teams and short comics of this caliber I may have to keep reading despite the price tag. Your move, Marvel. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Gregg Katzman Mar 6, 2013

    If you want a little break from the serious and emotionally compelling titles, this issue is absolutely worth purchasing. It's a short read that'll relentlessly tickle your funny bone and massage your eyes with it's delightfully unique and vivid panels. Plus, it has Doop. Everyone loves Doop, yes? Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ScienceFiction.com - Stuart Conover Mar 10, 2013

    Both of these were a fun read but for two short stories that both would have felt better longer I think Marvel needs to reconsider how they are doing this format. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics: The Gathering - TylerM Mar 8, 2013

    Loki/Mister Sinister gets 2/5, because it was just incomplete. If this was a full-length issue, it would have scored much higher. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Geeks Unleashed - Christopher Romero Mar 8, 2013

    The characters are awkward in their dialogue and the story's ending is confusing. I just don't see how a cliffhanger fits into such a short story. The art for this snippet, however, is pretty cool, particularly the depictions of Doom's frightening unfinished science experiments. A+X #5 is a solid read, but still not good enough to justify the four dollar price tag. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Mar 9, 2013

    That second story made this comic SO worth it!! Everything about it was genius! The reason for the "team-up", if you can call it that, the actions of everybody involved, the outcome, it was all perfect! Even the set-up, with Doom wanting to outdo Reed! Genius!! And Loki deciding, correctly, that Sinister was the lesser of two evils was great! Plus I loved Sinister's thoughts on Doom... It just seemed like the kind of snobbery Sinister would think. Seriously, I loved that story! Unfortunately, there were two stories in this comic, and the first one was horrendous... Read Full Review

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