X-Men: Red #9

Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Stefano Caselli Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 7, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 30
8.7Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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CHECK AND MATE?
Abigail Brand enters her endgame - and on Arakko, the Diplomatic Zone is beset by a firestorm of violence. On the World Farm, Cable is learning the secrets behind it all. But the biggest secret has yet to be revealed? It's Roberto Da Costa's turn to play. And you won't see it coming.
Rated T+

  • 9.9
    COMICON - Tony Thornley Dec 12, 2022

    This issue is one of the best single issues of the year, without a doubt. This is what superhero comics should be, and I can't wait the resolution. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Comic Watch - Bethany W Pope Dec 7, 2022

    Abigail Brand is discovering the problems with using people as chess pieces: namely that the damned things just keep skittering across the board. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - David Harth Dec 21, 2022

    X-Men Red #9 is an action-packed issue. It has momentum and is just fun to read. It keeps the SWORD part going and combines it with the Arakko plots. The art is mostly great, but there are some character mistakes in the art that range from silly to insulting. Its still an amazing comic, though, and much better than X-Men. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Dec 7, 2022

    This quick turn to chaos pays off in a terrifically entertaining issue that promises only bigger things ahead. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Dec 9, 2022

    After a concerning couple of issues, X-Men Red #9 has again grabbed my attention with its intricate political plotlines and dynamic characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Dec 7, 2022

    X-Men: Red features a twist or two with a promising confrontation setup for the next issue. It suffers a bit since a lot of this issue is table setting while not digging too deeply into Vulcan's mind. Instead, he's gone full supervillain and lost the nuance we've seen in previous issues. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - StoryBabbler Dec 7, 2022

    X-Men Red #9 continues where it left off with a newly resurrected Vulcan with his full mental state in order and ready to be emperor again. However, the fights don't really have any tension to them since past issues have undercut any menace Vulcan could've had in the series and Abigail Brand barely has a presence in this comic. Read Full Review

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