X-Men: Legacy #249

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Rafa Sandoval Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: May 25, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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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!

  • 10
    A Comic Book Blog - Victor Kutsenok Jun 3, 2011

    From the second I saw the cover to this issue, I could tell this would be a powerful story. It was. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Walt Kneeland May 31, 2011

    All in all, a strong issue, and I'm looking forward to following this series for a bit and see if I can't be firmly convinced to stick around awhile. Especially if this remains at the $2.99 price point as its regular price. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - IGN Staff May 25, 2011

    The best alternate universe storylines are the ones able to leave a profound and lasting impact on the characters afterwards. In that sense, Age of X was a major success. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt May 30, 2011

    It's hard to imagine that there are any X-Men fans who aren't pleased by Carey's long-running work with the characters, but if there were any doubt, it's issues like this which explain exactly why he's been around so long, and why he deserves to stay around even longer. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - DS Arsenault May 25, 2011

    I think X-Men Legacy #249 was okay, but missed a chance at being great. Carey made some easy creative choices instead of some original ones, and didn't approach the excellent high-water marks I've seen him set in other stories. Should you pick it up? For completists, I'd say yes. For casual readers of many comics, I didn't see anything you couldn't miss in here. Read Full Review

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