X-Men Forever #2

Writer: Chris Claremont Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 24, 2009 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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BE HERE FOR THE BEGINNING! Comics icon and New York Times bestselling writer Chris Claremont returns to his legendary run with X-MEN: FOREVER! The shockwaves after the death of Magneto are still reverberating all over the world. Attempting to heal the rift between man and mutant kind, Professor Xavier volunteers his X-Men to go on a mission to capture Magneto’s sole remaining Acolyte, Fabien Cortez! But with Nick Fury—and the entire world—watching over their shoulders, the stakes have never been higher for Cyclops, Jean Grey, Wolverine, Nightcrawler, Gambit, Rogue, Kitty Pryde, Storm, Beast, and Professor X. With Tom Grummet bringing Cl more

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    The Comic Addiction - Antony Ellis Jun 24, 2009

    X-Men Forever was another project that I was dubious about when it was first announced earlier this winter, but it really is a fun book and the stories don’t feel tacked on “what ifs”, as Claremont manages to effortless recapture his series when he was at the top of his game. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Jun 28, 2009

    Claremont and Grummett have both worked on better books in recent days, so "X-Men Forever" is almost bewildering to look at. They're both capable of a lot better, but this book just feels like a mistake on every level. I can't figure out why "X-Men Forever" got green lit; younger X-Men fans probably won't care about a book that follows up on stories from the early '90s, and older X-Men fans have probably moved on. With stories of this caliber, I suspect finding and keeping an audience is going to be difficult at best. Read Full Review

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