X-Men: Legacy #248

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Jorge Molina Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 11, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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After surviving the AGE OF X, Rogue and Magneto recognize that they’ve been through a lot together…and grown closer because of it. But when Rogue forces
Magneto to confront the horrors of his past, their relationship may just reach a breaking point. A new direction for X-MEN: LEGACY begins here!

  • 9.5
    A Comic Book Blog - Victor Kutsenok May 18, 2011

    This was a pretty nice issue. We really get to see what a person who comes home from war thinks and feels. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 11, 2011

    The downside to this increased cast is a certain lack of focus in the scripting. Legacy has tended to take a more intimate and confined approach to storytelling, which has served the book well in terms of finding and maintaining a unique voice. At present, however, there isn't enough to differentiate this book from series like Uncanny or adjective=less X-Men that focus on big guns like Cyclops and Emma Frost. Hopefully, Carey can narrow down his roster soon and address the cool revelation delivered at the end of this issue. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson May 14, 2011

    Carey's ambitious story these past few months was some of the most fun I've had reading the X-Men in a long time, but the ending and this aftermath are a real let down. There are still interesting things to be mined here as a result of the storyline, but it has to be more competently executed than this if he wants people to continue to come along for the ride. Read Full Review

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