X-Force #5

Writer: Ed Brisson Artist: Damian Couceiro Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: March 27, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 17
7.4Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

• Spotlight on the kid called Cable!
•  Before EXTERMINATION and before X-FORCE...young Nathan Summers was a mutant messiah warrior fighting against an apocalyptic future.
•  But he wasn't supposed to arrive in our time until well into adulthood...so what happened?
•  Find out in this issue!
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  • 8.3
    Comic Watch - Bethany W Pope Apr 14, 2019

    Every time-travel story requires a flashback or two to flesh out the narrative. This flashback was set two-thousand years in the future, but despite such timey-wimey shenanigans the story was wonderfully clear. This was a good tale, told with sensitivity, and augmented by some lovely gory art. It has everything youd want in an X-Force book -- and its an excellent jumping-on place for new readers. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Graphic Policy - Brett Mar 27, 2019

    The issue is an interesting one as it gives us some of the “why” as far as Kid Cable's mission but also leaves open some questions as to whether he's truly in the right as far as it. It's also nice that Brisson is delivering a new take on Stryfe as well as the two characters go together and it feels like too long since we've gotten a good take on the modern classic villain. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Mueller Mar 27, 2019

    The issue is missing the charm and banter of the current X-Force squad for most of the issue, so that's definitely a negative. Read Full Review

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