Dark X-Men #5
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Dark X-Men #5

Writer: Paul Cornell Artist: Leonard Kirk Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 10, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
6.8Critic Rating
6.7User Rating

It’s the final showdown between the Dark X-Men and X-Man, all within the mind of Norman Osborn. Can the rag-tag group of villains take down the nigh-omnipotent Omega-level mutant while keeping Osborn sane? Or will this battle be what finally tips Norman over the brink forever? Rated T …$3.99

  • 7.5
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Mar 25, 2010

    There were only two ways this mini could have ended, considering how INSANELY powerful Nate is, Nate either gets captured by Osborn and put in the Omega Machine, or he "dies" again and returns to the astral plane as discorporated energy, because with Nate's power level, he wasn't going to be allowed to roam around the Marvel U. For me, being THE biggest Nate Grey fan anywhere, I'm OK with this ending. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Mar 15, 2010

    It's tough not to enjoy the rather downbeat conclusion as something a miniseries would have trouble doing with more traditional heroes, but at the same time, it doesn't feel like it says much about the characters -- except that they failed to escape the shadows of either Norman Osborn or Nate Grey. And when that's a problem in their own title, it's hard not to wonder whether the series can support another story about the characters, whose purpose died at the conclusion of the Utopia crossover. Read Full Review

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