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Giant-Size X-Statix #1

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Michael Allred Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 10, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 14
8.2Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

They're back and more alive than ever for this special one-shot! But what new threat is so grave that only the most famous mutant celebrities can fight it? And who is the new U-Go-Girl? Only the original X-Statix creative team Peter Milligan, Michael Allred and Laura Allred know for sure!
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  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Shawn Warner Jul 12, 2019

    This book stands in testament to exactly why this title is still talked about and sorely missed by those of us who loved it in its original run. The only thing that has changed is that its even better now. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Jul 9, 2019

    Your favorite mutant team from 2002 is back and better than ever. Milligan and Allred are not only reminding us why their series was genius; they are also giving a reminder of the vitality of the genre as both a celebration of the weird and social commentary. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Jul 10, 2019

    Milligan, Allred, and Allred stick the X-Statix right back where they should be: At the top of the superhero satire game. Awful characters in absurd and deadly situations, deliciously distinctive art, and a sneaky serving of empathy come together to assure us this team is just as terribly brilliant as ever. It will be six months or more before we get another chapter in their story; Giant-Size X-Statix #1 tells us it'll be worth the wait. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jul 10, 2019

    The comic was unexpected and not sure it was even needed. But, after reading it, I know I want more and looks like we might get exactly that in 2020. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 10, 2019

    This would be a great standalone issue, and it's good enough to justify resurrecting the X-Statix for more issues to come. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Adrian Care Jul 11, 2019

    While there are a few missed opportunities that are a little bit of a letdown, very little else about Giant-Sized X-Statix is. This is a strong comeback for older readers and an attractive and entertaining prospect for new readers. If you like your reads smart and loaded with manic energy, then you'll have a great time with this. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gustavo S Lodi Jul 11, 2019

    Fun, satirical, and timely, "Giant Size X-Statix" #1 brings back all the positive energy this series is known for, while setting the stage for more to come. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jul 13, 2019

    The return of X-Statix is good enough with amazing art, but it's not as sharp or as shocking as the good old days. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jul 14, 2019

    There's a lot of focus on the new U-Go Girl and some tongue-in-cheek moments that mock reboot/remix culture, but I wish this issue would have had a more solid ending, rather than a tease for the upcoming series.Even so, I enjoy what we got. Read Full Review

  • 10
    GTMedia Reviews Apr 1, 2020

    X-Statix was the strangest X-Series on the shelves at the time of its release. It's also one of my favorite titles of all time. The title was an underrated gem and worth tracking down if you can get your hands on the series.

    One of the selling points of the original run was the team's body count. New characters would be introduced in one issue and be killed off in the next. The book famously began as an X-Force relaunch with the entire advertised team killed off in the first issue.

    This issue picks up some time in the future. Some of the team members remain dead. Others have retired and have moved on. In some instances, the children of the original X-Statix team have taken on their parent's mantles. The plot reminded more

  • 9.5
    Aussie Dad Jul 20, 2019

    Welcome back X-Statix. Milligan and the Allreds are fabulous together.Relaunching the title via Giant Size #1 is a clever homage to the X-Men.

  • 9.0
    CrazyforRAMU Jan 25, 2020

    Edie "U-Go Girl" Sawyer's secret daughter, Katie, is dragged against her will into a fresh burst of X-Statix shenanigans. This is all about legacy, in the most ridiculous and contrived manner possible, and it would be terrible stuff if the original X-Statix creative team weren't on board and better than ever. One-of-a-kind art and prose with a magic ability to balance between inane and profound: This one-shot has exactly what it needs to resurrect the X-Statix.

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight Comic Fan Jul 11, 2019

    Never read X-Statix before but after hearing that this leads into a new series, I had to try this issue out. And it was good, wacky, and entertaining! Excited to have more Allred in my collection.

  • 8.0
    YourGreenMuse Jul 12, 2019

    Holy shit, I enjoyed a Peter Milligan comic for once.

  • 7.5
    Kalaoui Jul 15, 2019

    It was OK. Not my cup of tea. The Allreds made it worth the read. I guess I'm skipping next year's new series.

  • 7.0
    Big Brother Jul 10, 2019

    Less of a one-off like I expected, more of a set-up issue for something else we'll get in a year from now. I'm a little disappointed that it wasn't a better standalone experience.

  • 9.5
    Grifter Jul 11, 2019

  • 9.0
    CesarCastanha Jul 11, 2019

  • 8.5
    SpakCracklePop Jul 12, 2019

  • 8.5
    Radar Jul 14, 2019

  • 8.0
    StanielK Sep 8, 2019

  • 7.5
    Maker Jul 12, 2019

  • 7.5
    Emmure Jul 13, 2019

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