X-Statix #12

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Mike Allred Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 4
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After discovering the sick fetish of the X-Statix’s head mortician, Dead Girl gets her own revenge- not once, but twice. You only die once, right?

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 10, 2003

    As I look up at the material I've just written even I'll admit that I'm guilty of babbling far more than I usually do in my reviews, and I suspect that this is largely due to the fact that there was very little about this issue that really captured my interest. Now, I like Deadgirl, and I'll give this book full marks for offering up a surprisingly violent solution to a truly disturbing problem. However, in spite of the odd subject matter, and the focus on a character who I feel is more than deserving of the extra attention, I found this issue to be a bit mundane. Now the opening exchange Deadgirl has with the protesters was rather cute, and Deadgirl's final revenge on Brad was pretty effective, but frankly this issue never really grabbed my interest. I like the done-in-one format this book has adopted as of late, and this issue does give us a better look at her powers, but the crisis that Deadgirl dealt with had a contrived, and almost manufactured quality to it, and the solution was a Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Sep 4, 2003

    It's unfortunate, because the cover is brilliant, and the story is ambitious if frenetic. Poor Dead Girl; a mediocre spotlight issue ensures she remains somewhat in U-Go Girl's long shadow. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Aug 29, 2003

    If you get this regularly, prepare to be a little let down, but not too badly. If you dont read this title already, nothing heres going to inspire any kind of interest of brand loyalty. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Sep 2, 2003

    This isn't bad, but it is disappointing, judging from what we're used to with this title. And you can be sure to have quite an analysis next time of the now-defunct Princess Di storyline. Read Full Review

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