Uncanny X-Men #418

Writer: Chuck Austen Artist: Kia Asamiya Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
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Archangel and Husk fight Maximus Lobo. Polaris visits the still unconscious Havok.

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Bobosoar Mar 24, 2003

    Its a good story but I rather wait for the trade paperback. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 3, 2003

    Good writing acknowledges problems that would impede their stories & fashion stories that work with these obstacles in mind. Bad writing on the other hand simply delivers its story regardless of the material that directly conflicts with it, and hopes that the readers won't look too closely, or ask any questions. So when Warren is in dire need of aid, does he call out for help? So when Paige is cut, does she take on a more malleable form where she could fuse herself back together? So when Polaris starts her insane performance does anyone in the school take notice of it? Of course the answer to all these questions is no because the answer yes would rob the material of its artificially inflated attempts at generating tension. However, the writing's failure to address these fairly important points is only part of the problem, as the simple fact of the matter is that this story is unable to convince me that it's doing anything all that important, and given this issue features the death of P Read Full Review

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