Ultimate Comics: X-Men #7

Ultimate Comics: X-Men #7

Writer: Nick Spencer Artist: Carlo Barberi Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 15, 2012 Critic Reviews: 4
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Pietro struggles with the aftermath of Strykers attack on New York. Plus, the Scarlet Witch returns...with a warning.

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Brian Bannen Feb 20, 2012

    I've been consistently impressed with this series as each issue has offered up a solid story. After laying the ground work for the first few issues, the series feels like it's really picking up steam and building to a pretty epic climax. The image on the final page of the comic has me very excited to see where the series goes from here. Ultimate Comics X-Men is an ambitious series that rewards long time readers and new fans alike. And with one of the best authors in comics currently, I don't see this series failing to entertain any time soon. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Feb 16, 2012

    Solid performances from everyone on the team result in an issue that moves the plot along and serves as a mini character study on Quicksilver. While the big reveal is a bit predictable, Spencer is surely setting up readers for something big. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Feb 19, 2012

    I love that Nick Spencer is basically undoing all of the bullshit that Jeph Loeb did during that horrendous Ultimatum event... Now I'm I'm sure some of you are thinking that's a somewhat hypocritical thing for me to say seeing as that I'm usually such a stickler for continuity. But when it comes to Ultimatum? I say it was SUCH a terrible event it SHOULD be forgotten, and erased from continuity! I mean hell, if DC can erase their entire history, why can't I pretend Ultimatum never happened? Anyway, this was an okay comic with an ending I never saw coming, seeing as that EVERYTHING was pointing towards Apocalypse being the “God” in the cave. The Magneto reveal was a HUGE swerve that has me mildly interested in the next few issues here. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    IGN - Joshua Yehl Feb 15, 2012

    Carlo Barberi fills Paco Medina's shoes on art duties, but their styles are so similar that a reader might not even notice. Medina had a cartoony style but kept the visuals grounded, but Barberi takes liberties in certain areas; mainly, the Scarlet Witch's chest. What was once one of the more toned down Ultimate character redesigns has been transformed into a doe-eyed beauty with proportions exaggerated enough to make Betty Boop jealous. Read Full Review

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