Magneto #12

Magneto #12

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Roland Boschi Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 19, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 7
8.3Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

As the Red Skull's influence permeates the world, Magneto is confronted by the best friend he thought buried...
Could it be that Magneto has more in common with Charles Xavier than he once thought?
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  • 9.0
    PopMatters - Jack Fisher Nov 24, 2014

    What Magneto #12 accomplishes has little bearing on the overall events of Avengers and X-men: AXIS. However, it helps enrich the concepts of this event in ways no amount of killer robots or Nazis could ever match. It details the actual sobering journey of villains who become heroes. And like a recovering alcoholic, it's a much harder journey to make. Nobody likes to admit they're wrong. But when someone does find the strength, it makes for a rare, beautiful moment that has only become increasingly precious in this era of message boards and Kardashians. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    IGN - Jeff Lake Nov 20, 2014

    The book's copious flashbacks and asides do well in showcasing Magneto's hero/villain dichotomy, but they also bog the book down some, especially with secondary characters popping in and out at random. That said, Bunn smartly focuses on furthering his own story over that of Axis in general, using an intriguing mental meeting to gain some much needed narrative momentum. Read Full Review

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