All-New X-Men #27

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Stuart Immonen Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 14, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 18 User Reviews: 9
8.0Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

• The Brotherhood of Evil Mutants from "Battle of the Atom" are back and still gunning for the ALL-NEW X-MEN!
•  Jean Grey came back different from her trial. What does this mean for the rest of the X-Men?

  • 10
    The Kliq Nation - Timdogg May 13, 2014

    I can see the this new incarnation of the Brotherhood being a thorn in the side of the original X-Men for the foreseeable future. Besides wanting to send the original X-Men back to their timeline, there has to be another goal they are trying to accomplish. As with everything, I'm sure it will come down to the fate of Jean Grey hanging in the balance. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Draven Katayama (loudlysilent) May 15, 2014

    This is a better, more intriguing, and more exciting issue than any of the "Trial of Jean Grey" mini-event. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Geeked Out Nation - Jess Camacho May 16, 2014

    All New X-Men #27 is a great read. It does leave a lot more things up in the air than resolved. However, that's what makes this so exciting. The Brotherhood is back and they are going to be a real pain for the original X-Men. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Good Kind Of Geek - Nikki Yuan May 15, 2014

    The reason for these future Brotherhood to come to our time was never really clear during the crossover event, and it's great that Bendis is giving us another run with these characters. All-New X-Men #27 opens a brand new arc with great conflicts, and it already has us on the edge of our seats. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 14, 2014

    All-New X-Men is always at its best with Stuart Immonen providing the art. This issue allows Immonen to tackle a wide range of material, from a dramatic birthing scene to dimly lit, underground battles to neon-drenched scenes of the future Marvel U. Maybe none of the material is quite as epic as what we saw in the "Trial of Jean Grey" crossover, but who knows where this arc will venture before the end? Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Nerds On The Rocks - Frank Fuentes May 15, 2014

    Together with Justice League United, this week had two amazing, fun books hit the shelves. All-New one-ups the excitement by bringing back great characters introduced in the equally amazing Batte of the Atom. Everyone needs to be reading this! If you haven't started, read Battle of the Atom, All-New X-Men #26 and then this book to catch up. Spectacular things are on the horizon. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Hyper Geeky - ClumsyG May 14, 2014

    What I want to see are positive developments that give closure. It seems we're getting a lot of building blocks, and that's great for building tension and excitement for what's to come. But I want my cake and eat it too. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Nerds Unchained - Michael Bowie May 18, 2014

    No, , while I personally wasnt itching to see the Brotherhood return just yet, this looks like its going to be anything but a rerun, and now that theyre here, Im definitely happy to see them, even if it does seem like they are going to wreak havoc on my two favorite X-Teams. If you arent reading this series yet, now is as good a time as any to get started as this has the appearance of becoming a very important story for both the All-New X-Men and the Uncanny X-Men. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Stuart Conover May 16, 2014

    Two things I'm curious about are how in the same issue we apparently have seen a couple members of the future Brotherhood alive that should be dead and that the current healer of the Uncanny X-Men was able to bring himself back to life after suffering what should have been a mortal wound. Is there another member of the Brotherhood that we haven't seen yet? Could an older version of our young healer have switched sides? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck May 17, 2014

    It makes sense as a tactic in combat, but it makes for a confusing story. The art is terrific, but the story is just too time-tangled to enjoy - or make sense of. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson May 19, 2014

    It's impressive that 27 issues into this book, a book many (including yours truly) feared would be a gimmicky nightmare, there's still a ton of creativity on display with the original creators still on board, which is indeed rare. Now that the teams from "Uncanny X-Men" and "All-New X-Men" are housed under the same roof, it will be interesting to see what Bendis can do as he has two books focused on one huge team. It brings back nostalgic memories of the old X-Men Blue and Gold Teams era with a whole different spin. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Todd Frazier May 15, 2014

    The complexity of the plot is delivered in such manner that makes it readable and quite enjoyable. The art switches seamlessly with the pace of both action and drama scripted sequences. This is due to the synergy shared by all the creators that all well crafted comics have in common. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Liam Kelleher May 15, 2014

    What can be said about the art on this book that hasn't been said already? It's amazing and probably my favourite on any Marvel book right now. The flashback (forward?) confrontation between Xavier and Raze is incredibly well designed, lit and layed out. There are a variety of locales and tones at play in this issue and the art team nail them all, from the astral plane to a hospital room birth scene. Marte Gracia's colouring in this issue was particularly effective at playing up the dangerous situation the X-men find themselves in by utilising the back up generators lighting to soak the characters in red. It's a great use of color theory to help sell the psychological state of the characters. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin May 19, 2014

    All-New X-Men #27 continues the unofficial crossover between the All-New and Uncanny X-Men teams and does a fantastic job in re-introducing the future version of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. The change in the narrative to put a focus on the origin story of Charles Xavier Jr. and Raze gives added depth to the future that this Brotherhood come from. The more we can see Bendis develop this version of the Brotherhood the better. Their presence adds to the trouble the original X-Men are constantly in by staying in the present. And so far Bendis is keeping things small by having it all set in the Xavier School which gives the story more of a focus on the character dynamics. Hopefully that continues because scenes like those shared by Cyclops, Emma and Jean really helped this issue stand out. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills May 17, 2014

    I really don't care about the Future Brotherhood. I don't like any of the characters, I don't care about their dark and mysterious origins, and their assault on the X-Men isn't all that interesting. But whatever. It's the X-Men themselves that are entertaining. Their banter, their teamwork, their desire to be heroes and do the right thing, itmakes for a good comic. Plus, Cyclops gets a really badass moment in this comic, and anytime Cyclops gets to be a badass these days, I'm definitely on board. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp May 19, 2014

    Smartly, the group attacks the team's psychics taking down the Cuckoos and then turns its attention to Cyclops, Emma Frost, and Jean Grey (who Xavier psychically reaches out to at the end of the issue). Even with a full issue of action, there's not much here in terms of advancing the story as the Brotherhood is only marginally more in control of their attack on the base than it is at the beginning. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Crave Online - Blair Marnell May 26, 2014

    I still maintain that this is one of the better X-Men comics being published, but it makes a strong argument for reading All-New X-Men as a trade paperback instead picking up the monthly series. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Outright Geekery - Gaumer May 17, 2014

    This series has been good for the very simple reason that it's fun to see the original X-Men deal with the modern-day Marvel Universe, but this single ish completely ignores this idea in lieu of moving in a new direction. Although the future Brotherhood is a fairly interesting group of villains, they simply don't work for this book because of the inherent lack of fully understanding their motivations, and the fact that they are a newly created team from the future, taking away from the original team dealing with the modern day angle that was, up to this point, the driving focus of the entire story. Read Full Review

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