X-Men Legacy #265

X-Men Legacy #265

Writer: Christos Gage Artist: Rafa Sandoval Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 25, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Time is ticking away for Weapon Omega, the mutant time bomb. With the future of the school at stake, the X-Men must rally together to find a way to stop him before their time runs out! Their only hope may lie with a friend from the past.

  • 6.5
    IGN - Poet Mase Apr 25, 2012

    In addition to the fact that this book doesn't even reference the showdown between the X-Men and the Avengers, it justifies the absence of an AvX header on the cover by focusing entirely on introspection and thoughtful reflection. The points made concerning what it's like to absorb another character's powers and having the confidence to stand on one's own are strong points. The problem is that the manner in which they are explored feels haphazard and drawn out. This book may hit a subsection of its readers at the right time in their biorhythms, but, for others, it may be a little too slow. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Apr 26, 2012

    Eh. This issue was okay, and all, but I never really felt anybody was in any real danger. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Apr 27, 2012

    Most importantly, "X-Men Legacy" still doesn't have a new direction set post-Carey and I'm starting think it's not going to have one. Right now this feels like just another "X-Men" team of random characters, lacking any particular drive or spirit. I've loved Gage's writing on other comics, so it makes "X-Men Legacy" that much more disappointing. This should be better. Read Full Review

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