X-Factor #8

Writer: Leah Williams Artist: David Baldeon Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 10, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 35
7.9Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

• Hey, guys! Wasn't expecting to see X-Factor torpedo up the resurrection queue priority--.
•  Boneyard's haunted.
•  WHAT?
*Resurrecting murdered teammates* Boneyard's haunted.
Rated T+

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - David Harth Mar 10, 2021

    X-Factor #8 sets the perfect tone early on and keeps it up throughout the issue, changing ever slightly in each scene as the story demands it. Williams shows a mastery of tone and character throughout this story. Baldeon's art is the perfect accompaniment to her scripts, really capturing what makes them special. Together, they've made X-Factor into one of the best X-Men books, and this issue is a prime example of why that is. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Lia Galanis Mar 10, 2021

    Williams and Baldeon brave new territory with a horror-inspired approach to their story, which is met with mostly success. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Watch - Gabriel De Jesus Mar 10, 2021

    In X-Factor #8 Leah Williams, David Baldeon, and Isreal Silva try and do something different. The end result is frantic and heart racing in a way that may require multiple reads to gather all the details. Thankfully, it's beautiful enough to make rereads a delight. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Tony Thornley Mar 15, 2021

    X-Factor goes horror as the writing gets super spooky but the art struggles to convey what its going for. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Mar 13, 2021

    Comic book stuff happens in a comic book. Some interesting ideas get played with, and the writing, characters, story and artwork are all good. But mostly it's just a quick fight against a bad guy. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Mar 10, 2021

    This remains a polarizing comic, one that justifiably has earned its fans but also seems to miss as much as it hits. Read Full Review

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