Magneto #17

Magneto #17

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Gabriel Hernandez Walta Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 15, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 9
8.4Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

• In the wake of AVENGERS & X-MEN: AXIS, Magneto has taken a group of wayward mutants into his care on the abandoned island of Genosha.
•  But now someone is hunting and killing those mutants one by one, right under his nose.
•  And that someone happens to be the one man Magneto fears most...
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  • 10
    Comic Vine - Corey 'Undeadpool' Schroeder Apr 15, 2015

    While the flashbacks may go a step too far in getting to the depths of Magnetos character, everything else about this issue moves with such an amazing pace, and with such darkly beautiful visuals, that its easy to not only look past them, but to feel that theres still a tremendous value in this issue. Seeing a vulnerable Magneto not only try to keep up appearances, but make what must be one of the hardest decisions of his lengthy existence is well worth the price of admission and sets the stage for even more to come. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Latest Pull - Thomas Harbaugh Apr 16, 2015

    However, if all the praise I've thrown at this book, already, hasn't convinced you to read it, I'm not sure what else would. Magneto is a very well written, nearly self-contained, series that manages to make readers sympathize with one of the most brutal killers in all of the Marvel universe. The fact that the artwork is so consistently impressive, is just an added bonus. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Apr 16, 2015

    While some of the plot points feel a little well-worn, the execution makes for a very satisfying issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comix I Read - Boris Roberto Aguilar Apr 16, 2015

    Final ThoughtsWhen a superhero book can read like another genre I feel as though the creative team got something right. This issue of Magneto looked and read like a horror book. The overall theme of someone's past coming back to haunt them was taken literally in this issue and was very well done. Magneto has assumed the role of a leader and with that title, he has taken on all of the responsibility it entails. This issue of Magneto was great and the stunning visuals made the price of the book well worth it. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 16, 2015

    The series reads like more of a horror book than a superhero one at this point, which suits Magneto and his present state of mind quite well. It also suits Gabriel Walta's subdued art style. Read Full Review

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