IvX #2

IvX #2

Event\Storyline: IvX Writer: Charles Soule, Jeff Lemire Artist: Leinil Francis Yu Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 11, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 21
7.8Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

• The Inhumans have failed to find a way to stop the deadly effect the Terrigen Cloud has on Mutantkind, so the X-Men have taken matters into their own hands.
•  New Attilan is under attack!
•  The Inhumans aren't surrendering their home without a fight, but is there something larger a stake?
Rated T+

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Jan 11, 2017

    This event is definitely a must read. It is jam packed full of fun and excitement and it's only just the beginning. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jan 16, 2017

    Another solid issue. The art is phenomenal and is perfectly suited for this book and Lemire and Soule show how well they can set a story up and not leave you with a boring issue. Highly recommend picking this one up. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Graphic Policy - SHAY REVOLVER Jan 15, 2017

    Overall this issue pulled no punches, was an incredible read and seemed to end at just the right point. It was well crafted, well written, beautiful to look at as part of the series and as a standalone issue. It gave just enough of a taste to get us ready and leave us wanting more. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    The Lost Lighthouse - thelostlighthouse Jan 12, 2017

    This is promising to be Marvel's super team showdown of the year. Its been a while coming, which adds plenty of weight to the issues so far. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Heroes Direct - Adam Fitch Jan 11, 2017

    We're just at the point where the real fighting should take place, and we feel as if we're a long way off a resolution to this battle. Will a resolution be met or will a side truly win? We suspect the former, but we're enjoying the journey to find out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - Chris Hassan Jan 11, 2017

    I will say, if you're reading this event's tie-in issues, go ahead and read IVX #2 first. If you're not, still read this comic first, then do yourself a favor and pick up Uncanny X-Men #17 by Cullen Bunn and Ken Lashley. The creative team takes a one-page beat in this issue and manages to spin a compelling tale out of it in their own book (my top comic of the week).As I'm one of those readers who prefers character-driven conversations over action, I didn't enjoy the second entry into this series as much as the first. It also didn't help that is was the length of a regular comic book (for some reason, I expected it to be as long as issue 1). But these are minor complaints – this is by no means a bad comic.Plus, based on next issue's cover, Magneto is going to face off against Devil Dinosaur. To quote Weezer's “El Scorcho,” “How cool is that?” Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Beat - Alexander Jones Jan 11, 2017

    I read some painfully half-baked and underdeveloped comic book events in 2016. I read storylines that were close to breaking chains of logic or stories that had too many characters or factions of team to convey a focused idea. I read events that were not paced correctly, stories that had nothing new to say about characters and events that missed key moments of drama that would have made an event storyline excel. Inhumans Vs. X-Men has not fallen into any of those traps yet and really has a unique potential to push both franchises forward" and it has wonderful artwork! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Source by SuperHeroStuff - Jan 18, 2017

    Inhumans versus X-Men is a fun series that should please fans of both families of characters, and the energy continues in this potent second issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 11, 2017

    IvX #2 is a very simple comic on its surface, focusing mainly on violent spectacle as the two teams come to blows. But that spectacle looks great. And it helps that IvX feels so weighty and dramatic. There's a desperation to this battle, as well as a moral ambiguity that sets it apart from the many "hero vs. hero" conflicts that have come before. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Jan 11, 2017

    Inhumans Vs. X-Men #2 was a fast read, but it was quick to the punch. Some may want a bit more out of it, though it seems that will come once things do wind down. If they do that is. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jan 11, 2017

    Again the mutants have their backs against the wall, but Inhumans vs. X-Men #2 tips the odds in mutantkind’s favor, at least for the time being. Armed with a large cast and two writers that know what to do with them, this second issue doesn’t quite transcend being another event focused on conflict but it at least shows that it has more on its mind than just fights. Couple that with slick and engaging artwork and you have a sophomore issue that lets this event stand on its own two feet. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Newsarama - Joey Edsall Jan 12, 2017

    #2 isn't necessarily bad, but it doesn't have the intricate plotting and stellar pacing that made the first issue so enjoyable. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    All-Comic - Jeremy Matcho Jan 14, 2017

    Inhumans Vs. X-Men #2 didnt develop much in the way of characters, but the battle progressed and this was essentially an all out battle issue. Its hard to have both sides well represented here and that has been a flaw of the series so far, but it has been more entertaining than expected and heres hoping the rest of the series will be as fun as the first three. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Kabooooom - Brandon Griffin Jan 11, 2017

    Inhumans Vs. X-Men #2 is a fine comic book and the satisfaction of mutants dominating Inhumans is massive. Despite the great efforts by everyone involved with this book, it's hard to shake the feeling that Marvel has forced this event on its readers. There's already a crossover fatigue, a hero versus hero fatigue, and a mistreatment of X-Men fatigue. Inhumans Vs. X-Men is the light at the end of the tunnel, and at least the creative team is digging in and delivering a good comic book – even if we all just want to move on. Read Full Review

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