New Exiles #5

Writer: Chris Claremont Artist: Roberto Castro Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Mark J. Hayman Apr 22, 2008

    It's been many years since Claremont's well known (some might say "infamous") "Kitty's Fairytale". This story arc revisits it in an oblique way. While the reason behind Cat's ongoing transformations is the real story, we're left to wade through silliness up to our piratey thighboots to get there. Though vaguely charming (or "Prince... Charming"... nuh!), it would work better as a children's story, and this definitely ain't no children's story, notwithstanding the oft vicious allegory of the Brothers Grimm, what with the ultraviolence and implied naughty bits. Reading it won't damage you in a noticeable way, but the exercise is beside the point other than to finally reveal the whereabouts of the three missing New Exiles, who, without a Tallus to guide them back to the Panoptichron, remain missing. The good news is that if you're right keen on swashbuckling sci-fi, these times belong to you. The bad news? Everybody's a Skrull, or so I hear... Read Full Review

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