Immortal X-Men #12

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Lucas Werneck Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 7, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 36
8.9Critic Rating
9.1User Rating

A COLOSSAL MISTAKE? The Quiet Council gather to fill the empty seat. It's the last chance to make a smart, kind decision to prevent the fall. Luckily, the deciding vote is in the hands of trusty old Colossus. Let's hope he hasn't got plans to ruin everything. That would be terrible.
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    Comic Watch - Bethany W Pope Jun 7, 2023

    This is an action packed, thematically dense story, a gunpowder charge preparing the groundwork for an event that promises to blow Krakoa off the face of the earth. Read Full Review

  • 9.0 - Jamie Lovett Jun 7, 2023

    Gillen leverages Colossus' Russian heritage to play into parallels with Russian literary tragedies to clever effect, and the idea that fear of terrible things happening is what causes those things rings true throughout multiple subplots. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - Alfie Erin Jun 7, 2023

    Immortal X-Men #12 is a reminder of what a strong series this is. It has startling implications for Krakoa that surely will lead into the Fall Of X come August. Gillen and co craft a fascinating look into the character of Colossus while telling a story of political intrigue and power grabs. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Lukas Shayo Jun 7, 2023

    Immortal X-Men#12 is a high point for the run. The issue has betrayal, romance, scheming, and attention to an arc that has been building for over a year. The art pops and adds emotion to every scene, though Werneck still has a few absent background issues. All the same, the panels are expertly lain out, and the story excels at every point. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Jun 13, 2023

    A long dangling plotline is the focus as ‘Immortal X-Men' #12 moves the line ever closer to the impending fall that is the destiny for the mutants of Krakoa. While mostly solid there are a few elements that feel a bit rushed, potentially because of the speed needed to reach that aforementioned fall on the horizon. Read Full Review

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