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X-Men Origins: Jean Grey #1

Writer: Sean McKeever Artist: Mark Mayhew Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 13, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
8.8Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Aug 12, 2008

    And it's here in this story in a crucial scene where Jean plays hooky from Xavier's first Academy and ends up embroiled in another car accident in Westchester Center, where she uses her considerable telekinetic gifts to save the day. Mayhew probably uses a fair amount of photo reference for some of these unique faces and figures, but he integrates everything quite seamlessly into his whole vision for the story. Jean looks like Jean throughout, and in this nuanced and detailed exploration of her psyche in her early adolescence, McKeever too has painted a fascinating portrait of one of Marvel's major mutant stars in her formative years. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Aug 13, 2008

    Mostly, this issue is meant to appeal to fans of Mayhew's art (of which I'm sure there are plenty) and those who really want Jean back in the X-books (no clue on that one). Those two groups will be satisfied, so I suppose that means mission accomplished. Read Full Review

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