X-Force #14

Event\Storyline: X of Swords Writer: Ben Percy, Gerry Duggan Artist: Joshua Cassara Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 18, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 38
7.5Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

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Chivalry gives way to fury. A knight must kneel.

Rated T+

  • 9.1
    Comic Watch - Ross Hutchinson Nov 18, 2020

    X-Force #14 focuses very much on the challenges the competitors face with less interpersonal moments between characters than in previous issues making for slightly lighter reading but is no less entertaining with brilliant art to keep you engaged page after page. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    You Don't Read Comics - David Harth Nov 18, 2020

    X-Force #14 continues to right the ship of X Of Swords. Its a fast-paced issue but gets across everything it needs to. Percy and Duggan dont waste a panel- everything builds the story. Cassaras art, combined with the deft coloring of GURU-eFX, is a treat for the eyes. X Of Swords started off rocky, but chapters like this prove that it can be a great story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Nov 18, 2020

    As "X of Swords" enters its penultimate week of combat, X-Force #15 provides readers the sense that the stakes still count and that moments of great consequence"ones justifying this 22-part reading frenzy"loom on the horizon. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Oz Longworth Nov 20, 2020

    This chapter fully embraces the overall weirdness this event has leaned into and plunges the reader face first in the Twilight Zone. Definitely a worthy addition. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Nov 18, 2020

    Overall, not a bad issue of X-Force, though as a chapter to X of Swords? Unfortunately it left much to be desired. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Nov 22, 2020

    Overall this chapter provides some hilarious moments and some insight of possible things to come. This is not the event we expected, but it has still been an exciting ride. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - Dispatchdcu Nov 18, 2020

    Readers, X OF SWORDS is losing steam quickly and I don't even think Doc Browns super logs could even get this train moving at 88 mph. Now, as a stand-alone issue, it wasnt that bad. It was humorous (enough), moved incredibly fast, was easy to follow, and even squeezed in two quick, graphic battles. Nonetheless, the X OF SWORDS event is wearing thin, becoming pointless, and even trivial. Is this tournaments foundation and continued outrageousness turning into Saturnyne wanting to jump Captain Avalons bones? Is that the crux of this entire event? Readers, the weight and validity of this event is slipping away. Lets hope that the last two issues this week change my mind. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 18, 2020

    Joshua Cassara delivers some awesome art in this issue. Everything from the characters to the action looks amazing. There is a well done mix of visual moments and Cassara does a great job of delivering that imagery. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Nov 19, 2020

    The Contest of Swords is underway and the Champions of Krakoa prepare to fight to the death! Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AIPT - Alexandra Iciek Nov 18, 2020

    X-Force #14 is a well written, well illustrated issue that unfortunately suffers from overcrowding. Indeed, more attention should have been paid to certain plot elements. Be that as it may, it is still entertaining and well worth a read. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Nov 21, 2020

    This issue embraces the pure silliness that X of Swords has become, and this event has beaten me down so much that I'm fine with it. Read Full Review

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