New X-Men #136

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Frank Quitely Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
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A U-Men squad attack Xorn and the special class in the woods outside the mansion! Meanwhile, Quentin Quire starts a riot at the institute! Plus, Cyclops and a certain woman who isn't his wife engage in a psychic tryst.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 21, 2003

    A pretty enjoyable follow-up to the first chapter, and at the moment I have to say that this current arc is standing up as one of the strongest efforts that I've seen from Grant Morrison since he arrived on this title. Now I'm a little concerned by the idea that the story does seem to be contingent on the X-Men being quite ineffectual, as there are moments when it looks like they acknowledge they have a problem, but these scenes are followed up by moments where it seems like the X-Men are completely clueless. Still Quentin and his fellow students make for a rather unique threat, and given he is a telepath one can't rule out the possibility that the X-Men's inability to deal with this problem is due to his messing with their minds, though it is hard to believe Xavier could fall victim to any telepathic influence. This issue also brings back the U-Men, and while this time out they aren't much of a threat, but there is a nice sense of impending danger developed during the sequence involvi Read Full Review

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