Hunt For Wolverine: Mystery In Madripoor #1

Event\Storyline: Hunt For Wolverine Writer: Jim Zub Artist: Thony Silas Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 23, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 18
6.6Critic Rating
6.8User Rating

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WHAT MAYHEM HAS THE RETURN OF THE MUTANT WITH METAL CLAWS CAUSED IN MADRIPOOR?
When Wolverine's former alter-ego Patch is sighted on the streets of Madripoor, the infamous island of ill-repute, Kitty Pryde pulls together a group of Logan's closest friends to try and find him: Storm, Rogue, Psylocke, Domino, and Jubilee. What they discover is a twisted cabal of crime and dark mysteries that will take these X-Men from the depths of Lowtown to the stars circling overhead in the Hunt For Wolverine.
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  • 9.5
    Comicsverse - Peyton Hinckle May 23, 2018

    X-Men fans rejoice! HUNT FOR WOLVERINE: MYSTERY IN MADRIPOOR #1 is the perfect testament to the mutant team and their connection to Wolverine. Zub, Silas, and Sobreiro are a creative dream-team that can easily make MYSTERY IN MADRIPOOR the best HUNT FOR WOLVERINE miniseries on the shelves. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke May 23, 2018

    A good opening salvo with a killer Logan vs. Psylocke scene to open it up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Watch - Ross Hutchinson May 30, 2018

    The hunt is on and it will be interesting to see where Zub and the team take it next. I am looking forward to seeing more glimpses into the past and previously unseen moments between the lead characters and Logan as well as more of the Femme Fatales. Bring on issue #2! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally May 25, 2018

    The writer chose a great focus for this story and the art work really complimented the narrative style. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    411Mania - RobF May 31, 2018

    Of all the Hunt for Wolverine mini-series this one is good, not great. I like seeing the ladiestogether and I think once you get to the actual story it starts to pick up. And the art is great. I can recommend this issue and I look forward to the next one. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer May 23, 2018

    This isn't quite the noir story that Marvel advertised it would be, but it's still a fun start to what should be a grittier X-Men adventure. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison May 26, 2018

    Hunt for Wolverine: Mystery in Madripoor #1 is a decent read. Its focus on character and motivation makes the story feel more important, even if the main plot is just a random digression into past X-Men villains. This is likely the weakest of the Hunt for Wolverine #1s, but I can still recommend it, though its not required reading. Feel free to check it out though. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner May 28, 2018

    The nostalgia and the fact that we have an all-female cast are the main selling points for this series going forward. That may not be enough though for customers already jaded by this series or those expecting more Wolverine. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Jon-Carlos Evans May 28, 2018

    Lazy LookalikesWhen the X-Men are ambushed by Viper and her hired telepath, they are assailed by an all-female unit of mercenaries. For some reason, the two of the members of Viper's team are dead ringers for Storm and Domino.Is that the super villain thing now"to hire henchmen that look exactly like your foes in the hopes they get confused and psi-blast themselves? Without any narrative rhyme or reason for the Domino and Storm clones yet to to be realized (if there is any), the restaurant sequence feels clichd and rushed. Read Full Review

  • 4.9
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones May 28, 2018

    "Hunt For Wolverine Mystery In Madripoor" #1 is a slightly enjoyable but inconsequential next chapter in the "Hunt for Wolverine" event storyline. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin May 23, 2018

    While the creators of Mystery In Madripoor resisted the temptation to turn this all-female book into a T&A delivery vehicle, the dull plot, bland characterization, and poor art they deliver instead are questionably-valuable alternatives. This series might hit some interesting points in the future, but that's not the way we're betting after this introduction. Our recommendation for Mystery In Madripoor #1: An emphatic 'Skip It.' Read Full Review

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