New X-Men #137

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Frank Quitely Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
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Glob Herman has learned a new way to use his power: Glob-napalm! With flaming goo raining from above, Quentin Quire faces the newly freed Professor. Who will take the school? Plus, the mystery of Jumbo Carnation's death is revealed!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 26, 2003

    A pretty entertaining read as long as one enjoys the various additions that Grant Morrison has made to the title, as this issue center almost entirely around the students, not the teachers, and the only X-Men who get a chance on center stage are Xavier & the White Queen. Now Xavier's role in this issue is largely to act as a devil's advocate to Quentin's ranting, but truth be told Xavier ends up look rather ineffectual, and one has to wonder how a telepath as powerful as he is believed to be can continually be surprised by the actions of others around him. One also wonders why such a dangerous device like Cerebra is so easy to access, but I will concede that it does allow for a rather impressive display of power from the Stepford Cuckoos. As for the White Queen, one has to love her opening speech to the Stepford Cuckoos, and she also gets a nice little moment where she saves Cyclops from a rather painful looking death. I also have to say that it is nice to see Wolverine wasn't used to Read Full Review

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