X-Men: Legacy #256

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Steve Kurth Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 28, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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When Rogue, Magneto and Gambit jumped into space on an intergalactic search and rescue mission, they had no idea that it would land them in the middle of an extraterrestrial war! And to make matters worse, the space station that serves as the battlefield for the conflict is slowly falling into a collapsing star. With time running out and the lives of Havok, Polaris and Marvel Girl on the line, these X-Men are in for a bumpy ride…

  • 7.5
    IGN - Poet Mase Sep 28, 2011

    Despite the long drooping bridge which is Carey's mid-issue exposition and Kurth's broken-neck figure positions, this issue holds a lot of enjoyment. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson Oct 2, 2011

    Continued strong character work and epic battles from Carey keeps this issue from going too far off course, but sloppy rushed feeling work from the art team keeps anything from working as well as it should. One would hope that the art side of things can come together before Carey bids adieu to the series in a few issues. I'd hate to see Carey's exit after such a wonderful (and lengthy) run tarnished by mediocre art. He'll be much missed regardless. Read Full Review

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