New X-Men #143

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Chris Bachalo Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
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ASSAULT ON WEAPON + PART 2 Cyclops, Wolverine, and Fantomex have arrived at The World, a super-soldier development installation. But they aren't alone. Someone or something has massacred the entire facility. What is Weapon XV?

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 15, 2003

    An issue that has several interesting ideas at play, and the idea of our heroes moving through a lab complex littered with cooler that heck scientific gimmicks, while hunting for a creature that can kill them simply by looking at them, certainly makes for an interesting set up. However, given that last issue accomplished little more than recruiting Cyclops, I was a bit disappointed that this issue is also a bit light in the plot advancement department. I mean the Weapon Plus lab complex looks like an interesting setting, and the issue sets Weapon Fifteen loose, while establishing the creature as a fairly disturbing threat. However, beyond moving our heroes into this setting, and establishing their are going to try and track down Weapon Fifteen, this issue accomplishes very little. It also doesn't help that some of the more high concept ideas are not as clearly laid out as they might've been, and this results in an issue where Grant Morrison looks like he's being purposely vague, becaus Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Jul 4, 2003

    I look forward to finding out who Weapon XV was, and this looks to be another masterfully crafted Grant Morrison story. If only Phil Jimnez were around, and there was actually more to review Read Full Review

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