X-Men: Legacy #258

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Steve Kurth Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: November 9, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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“FIVE MILES SOUTH OF THE UNIVERSE” CONCLUSION! Locked in psychic combat with an extraterrestrial opponent who far outclasses her, and trapped on a space station that’s hurtling toward an exploding sun, Marvel Girl finds herself in dire straits. With the lives of the station’s inhabitants and her teammates on the line, just how far will she go to win the day?

  • 6.5
    IGN - Poet Mase Nov 9, 2011

    This issue feels like the last five minutes of an episode of MacGuyver. Everything falls together neatly, and, although you have this nagging feeling of being cheated somehow, you still know that you enjoyed yourself. Kurth manages not to derail the narrative with his recurring difficulties, so fans should approach this book without trepidation. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - James Hunt Nov 13, 2011

    It's a shame that Carey's final arc should be relatively unimpressive, and it's hard not to feel as though his Legion story would have made a more fitting conclusion. Carey's run has been relatively free of duff notes, but this arc certainly contains a few. Hopefully, his next and final issue will offer the chance for him to leave on a high -- one more typical of his usual quality. Read Full Review

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