X-Statix #13

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Mike Allred Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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Henrietta Hunter, the European pop star who was long thought to be dead, has been resurrected with the help of her mutant powers! Guest-starring the Amazing Spider-Man!

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 3, 2003

    One can argue that this is a story that could've had real impact if Marvel had stuck to it's guns, and that by being required to rework the story so that a generic character was slotted into the role that Princess Di was set to play, this impact was lost. However, given most comics require the readers to invest their interest in characters that only exist inside the pages of a comic, the simple fact of the matter is that once Peter Milligan learned he would have to rework the story he should've made sure the readers would be able to invest their interest in this new character, and this simply isn't the case. Now if one simply casts Princess Di into the role, the story doesn't immediately become a better story, as while some of the dialogue might pack a little more punch, for the most part this opening chapter is a rather uninspired look at one of the pitfalls of being famous, and that if you want to hold on to the spotlight, it's best not to share the stage with someone more famous tha Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Oct 29, 2003

    Allred is back on form this issue, inking himself (despite a mysterious credit to one "Bone" on the cover) after his disappointing match-up with Phillip Bond last issue. Thanks mostly to the art, this issue is good but not great. Read Full Review

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