X-Men: Legacy #221

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Scot Eaton Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 18, 2009 Critic Reviews: 3
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“Salvage” The desert ghost-town that was once the X-Men's HQ has been reborn as a city of the damned with only one inhabitant: Rogue. But as Professor X and Gambit struggle to reach her, they discover that sometimes one is a very large number... Part 2 (of 5) Rated A …$2.99

  • 7.0
    The Comic Addiction - Paul Steven Brown Feb 18, 2009

    X-Men: Legacy continues to be a solid addition to the X-Men family of titles. While this is still a book aimed at those with an average to above knowledge the mutant history, it is still an entertaining series. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Kevin Fuller Feb 18, 2009

    Being the middle chapter of an arc, this particular issue will probably prove an aberration of sorts. At least I hope so. Again, it's clear that everything that I take issue with in this installment was done so intentionally by its author, so in the end I'm inclined to think of it as a necessary evil. Ever since Whedon's departure from Astonishing, Carey's Legacy has proven by far the most consistent X-book on the stands. Here's hoping its creative team can remember the qualities that made this happen, notably by refocusing on character over chaos and astuteness over flash. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Feb 17, 2009

    Carey and Eaton are better than this series gives them an opportunity to be, and even if this particular issue isn't painful to read, it's utterly insubstantial, like the figments of Rogue's imagination. Read Full Review

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