Cable #18

Writer: Duane Swierczynski Artist: Gabriel Guzman Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 2, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
5.8Critic Rating
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Some call space the “final frontier.” But for time-traveling mutant soldier Cable and Hope — the so-called “mutant messiah” — space is their last and only chance at survival. The Earth is dead, thanks to their foe Bishop, and if Hope is going to make it to adulthood, she’s going to have to do it in the cold, lonely vacuum of space, alone except for dark forces that know she’s coming. Forces which are very, very hungry… Rated T …$2.99

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Sep 9, 2009

    If Emil manages to hang around longer than the end of this story arc, then perhaps there's hope (ahem) for the series yet. Bishop acquiring his own ward opens up story possibilities, especially if Hope and Emil's Romeo-and-Juliet relationship continues to develop -- but there's no guarantee the plot is going to do anything except go back around the way it came before. I'm always hopeful that things can change, but it's looking increasingly obvious that "Cable" isn't quite the high-priority read that it once appeared to be. Read Full Review

  • 4.7
    IGN - Bryan Joel Sep 2, 2009

    It's been said a hundred times, but Cable surely can't continue with the same formula for its entire run. This is a title in need of some big ideas to shake it up and refocus it, because as it stands it's scarcely doing justice to either of its main characters. Read Full Review

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