X-Men: Red #3

X-Men: Red #3

Writer: Tom Taylor Artist: Mahmud A. Asrar Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 11, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 31
8.1Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

+ Pull List

  The Hate Machine Part 3
•  The battle rages in India, and the newest X-Men member may be the key to the team's survival.
•  GAMBIT is caught up the intensifying global frenzy of mutant hate.
•  Plus: Could one of JEAN GREY's oldest friends turn foe?
Rated T+

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Connor Christiansen Apr 11, 2018

    X-Men Red #3 pits Jean Grey's team against very real societal issues in a thought provoking, expertly crafted issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Jake Putnam Apr 16, 2018

    This Issue is a Continuation of how Amazing this Entire Series has Been from the Beginning. This issue Delves Deeper into Cassandra Nova and the Chaos that she is Going to Bring into the Lives of our Favorite Mutants. We also see the Strength and Magnitude of Power that Trinary has at her Disposal, Gambit is back and Not a Moment too Soon as a New Mutants Life hangs in the Balance. This Comic is Amazing. Each Issue of Xmen Red Continues to Remind me Why I love the X-MenPick Up This Issue, Nuff Said! Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 11, 2018

    Taylor is doing a great job of giving fans a Jean that is worthy of her own team and the stakes he's raising in this issue is a worthy mystery and threat for these heroes. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 15, 2018

    The team builds slowly, Honey Badger is adorable and Trinary steals the show... Plus: Gambit isn't awful! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Apr 12, 2018

    X-Men: Red #3 continues to be the series march towards being the powerhouse X-Men book with its tight narrative, great cast, and phenomenal artistic team. This is the X-book to follow, and it comes highly recommended. Check it out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Apr 12, 2018

    It's clear to see why Tom Taylor and Mahmud Asrar's X-Men: Red has jumped to the top of the pile of X-titles. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Apr 12, 2018

    There's little room for the quiet character development that Taylor is famous for, but he does manage to sneak a few laughs into the story in spite of this timely concept. There's lots of epic action scenes, however, well illustrated by Mahmud Asrar and Ive Svorcina. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Apr 11, 2018

    X-Men Red is the X-Men book to watch. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Comicsverse - Peyton Hinckle Apr 14, 2018

    X-MEN RED #3 delivers an action-packed issue full of Sentinels, mutant-hating propaganda, and evil schemes. While it may not be the best issue so far, what it lacks in art and plot it makes up for in genuine characterization and an honest agenda. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Apr 14, 2018

    Three issues in and X-Men Red seems content to just be another standard X-Men comic with standard characters and a standard plot. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    RaisingBlack Apr 11, 2018

    Tom Taylor really gets the X-Men. The rumors of an X-Men relaunch keep persisting, and if it happens Tom Talyor has earned the right to be considered for Uncanny X-men. Red has all the elements that make up a great X-men book. intrigue and mystery. Red has a strong team of dynamic characters to follow. It has political commentary and allegory to our world today. This is the most heavy-handed the book has been about talking about intolerance and the rise of fake info on social media, but the cause is intriguing and the crisis continues to get bigger and more public. Our team is almost assembled. Most of the players are now involved with more to come and the last page is a great cliffhanger that promises a big issue number 4.

    If you only wanted to read 1 X-Men book then make RED your must pick up

  • 9.0
    Treysome Apr 11, 2018

    Another great issue from TT. This is the x-book to get.

  • 8.0
    Dispatchdcu Apr 15, 2018

    Welcome to the Oblivion Bar where the first round is on me and the pretzels are free! Be warned: like the pickled eggs at the bar, this issue is going to get SPOILED rotten.

    I know X-Men can be hard to follow, catch up on, and decide which title to even read. Well, this is the title to read and I recommend jumping back to number 1 since we aren’t too far into it and catching up. Red gives you the feeling of the old X-men with a hint of some new ones sprinkled in. Some classic feels with some new upgrades.

    The Red crew escapes with Trinary, who can kind of listen and rewrite technology, and finds themselves heading back to Wakanda on the back of a reprogrammed Sentinel. However, Storm is waiting in Wakanda for them and she ain’t going to let a Sentinel just fly on into her home, especially since she doesn’t know the Red team is on its way back.

    We get some other guest appearances too. Gambit pops in to stop a mob in Louisiana trying to scare off a group of mutants but watches some red neck hillbilly accidentally kill a young mutant girl with wings while Cassandra Nova sneaks into the mansion right past kitty and Colossus unseen except by one young mutant that she apparently kills or does something funny to him with a medicine/ cocktail of some kind. I was confused on that part since I didn’t know the young mutant or who Cassandra Nova really was.

    It seems like Jean is ACTUALLY taking the Professor X role, his believes, his attitude on humans and mutants together; everything. Now, I haven’t be reading a ton X-Men recently but from what theories I heard, it seemed like Marvel was trying to get rid of the X-Men and mutants because they didn’t have the movie rights. I don’t know if that’s true but I draw that connection here because it appears like X-Men Red is trying to get back to its roots in a new refreshing way. Pick it up as well as each issue so far. You won’t be disappointed.

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  • 7.0
    mglsts Apr 12, 2018

    Jean is one of my favorite comic book characters of all time, I've collected a solid portion of her meaningful moments in comic book history and I was incredibly excited to have her back, but not like this... So far this run has been underwhelming and not even this issue with Gambit has been able to keep my initial hype for this.
    Even if you're like me that can overlook quite a bit of politics in comics, some of it on this run has been so on the nose and heavy handed with events specifically mirroring or referencing events in the current US political climate, which for a non-American not only makes it uninteresting at times, but also unfortunately it will likely ensure this run will not age well.

    There are some good things in this, which is why I'll push through and see how it goes when the full team is assembled.

  • 2.0
    Forge Apr 11, 2018

    Apparently russian bots are tricking everyone into hating mutants. Those guys ruin everything.

    Meh. A filler issue where nothing much happens. Nightcrawler doesn't say anything. Laura says RRRRRR! And Honeybadger is still retarded.

    I think Gambit is a difficult character to write well. No writer has really done a good job with Gambit since the 90s. I would say that if you can't write Gambit well you should leave him off the team. Instead Tom Taylor wastes 5 pages on a useless Gambit scene that adds nothing to the story.

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