Astonishing X-Men #48

Writer: Marjorie Liu Artist: Mike Perkins Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 28, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The X-Men return to New York City, but it’s not a social call. What dangerous adventures await the X-Men in their old stomping grounds?

  • 9.5
    Comic Watch - Duna Haller Apr 10, 2020

    Get ready for the beginning of a story about fresh starts, love and mutant condition in Astonishing X-Men's #48, the starter of a new intriguing status quo and an exploration of some characters' deep grounds. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Joey Esposito Mar 28, 2012

    It's got some kinks when being read in periodical format, but plans for a big story seem to be in motion. For as much as we often complain about how many X-books Marvel puts out, at least we can also say that a majority of them are solid, worthwhile reads. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Outer Realm Comics - Rebecca Stein Mar 28, 2012

    The story doesn't have much action until the very end, but the characters interaction is nicely done. The art is pretty good, as well as the cover. It's a bit lackluster for a first issue, but it wasn't bad. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Mar 29, 2012

    "Astonishing X-Men" needs a strong focus, considering it's the one of the four X-Men titles that appears to be largely forgotten these days. Can Liu and Perkins provide a purpose for the book? Right now, it remains to be seen. The first half of the issue gives me hope that it's possible. The second half -- well, let's hope things get a little livelier next month. Read Full Review

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