Ultimate X-Men #58

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Steve Dillon Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 13, 2005 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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HARD LESSONS PART 1 When a dangerous young mutant immune to psychic control takes Charles Xavier and the rest of a Manhattan bank hostage, the Professor must lead a diverse group of humans in a risky bid to end the siege.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 26, 2005

    Truth be told it's a little hard to distance Steve Dillon from his work on "Preacher", as frankly I spent most of this issue expecting to see one of the hostages die a horrific death, and while I know this is not mature title, Steve Dillon's mere presence does create the sense that it is. Now, this in turn does lend that extra sense of drama to the hostage situation as my inner fanboy was telling me that they wouldn't have brought Steve Dillon in if they weren't planning on a nightmarish ending to this story, but than again this is an unfair expectation, and while there is a brief explosion of violence and one character looks to come to a bad end, for the most part Steve Dillon managed to deliver a pretty restrained issue, as most of the issue is talking heads. Now one could argue that this issue didn't play to Steve Dillon's strengths, but he turns in a very impressive display where the emotional beats of the story were deftly reflected on the faces of the characters, and the visual a Read Full Review

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