X-Men: Legends #5

Writer: Whilce Portacio, Brian Haberlin Artist: Whilce Portacio Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 4, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
6.5Critic Rating
6.2User Rating

"TWO SHALL FALL..."
THE FUTURE IS NOW! Legendary Whilce Portacio returns to his iconic co-creation in an all-new tale that finally reveals the genesis of BISHOP's time travel mission that pulled him from the future into the X-MEN's present!
Rated T+

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Jan 4, 2023

    Whilce Portacia returns to X-Menand his creation, Lucas Bishopin X-Men: Legends, teaming with writer Brian Haberlin and colorist Arif Prianto to tell the story of what happened to Bishop before he stepped through that time portal in Uncanny X-Men #282. The story is thematically complex. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Watch - Sasha Kaplan Jan 7, 2023

    Yet Another story in a dystopian future trying to present something different or is it really all that different. If you love Bishop, and you love that dark X-men future, it is worth picking up. At the very least, as a reprieve from the Krakoan era. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    CrazyforRAMU Oct 14, 2023

    Well, I can't ignore for a second that it's extremely retro. In the art, obviously, but the characterization and the script structure are also throwbacks to the early 90s.

    A quick comparison with actual comics of the time shows that this is a nicely-refined evolution of that old style, though. I won't rate the storytelling above average, but I won't penalize it for its retro-ness.

    The content--the story being told--nudges my rating up a bit. It's fairly interesting. And I appreciate that it seems built for a reader like me, ignorant as I am of Bishop's early years.

  • 6.0
    Amazing Psycamorean Feb 6, 2023

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