What If: X-Men - Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire #1

Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 5, 2007 Critic Reviews: 1
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    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Dec 5, 2007

    Basically, this issue would have been right at home among the X-Men comics of 10 years ago. The story is uninspired, relying on a wholly uninteresting buy incredibly powerful villain to move things along. The dialogue is often trite, which is unfortunate considering Christopher Yost does much better work on New X-Men every month. But, more than anything, the art feels like a throwback to yesteryear. Poor figure work, cramped panels, and a whole lot of sloppy inking pretty much seal the deal. If you absolutely have to read an alternate take on Rise and Fall of the Shi'ar Empire, go read some Internet fan fiction. It'll look better, and the story will probably be a good deal more satisfying. Read Full Review

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