Ultimate X-Men #21

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Adam Kubert Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
7.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

A dark vision of a monstrous Phoenix begins to haunt Jean Grey. Plus, the debut of Ultimate Kitty Pryde!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 29, 2002

    I suspect one's enjoyment of this issue is largely dependant on how big a fan one is of Kitty's Marvel counterpart, as Mark Millar's version of the character looks to have been made from the same mold. Now the wide-eyed innocence of Kitty does have her sticking out like a sore thumb among this cast, but she does act as a nice means for Mark Millar to give us an outside looking in perspective on Xavier & his X-Men, and while there's no startling revelations, it was rather interesting seeing these element under a new light. As for Kitty herself, as I've already mentioned she looks to be pretty much the same entity her Marvel counterpart was during her early days with the X-Men, but Mark Millar does offer up a more imaginative display of her abilities in this debut appearance. This issue also kicks off the latest big action epic, and while only the last few pages are devoted to this idea, it certainly put these pages to good use, as one can't help but be impressed by the idea it offers up Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Richard Frankel Aug 22, 2002

    Will I buy the following issue? I believe so. This first issue in this arc's got me interested enough. That's for sure. Entertaining, yes. Anything above that? Definitely not yet. We'll just have to wait and see. Read Full Review

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