X-Statix #19

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Mike Allred, Nick Craine Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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Myles Alfred, aka Vivisector, is tempted by a cure for his mutation, as he believes it will make him more appealing to teen heartthrob Brandon Cody!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Mar 14, 2004

    In the skewed logic of this hyper-saturated corner of pop culture, the feeling ultimately is that Miles deserves nothing better, as the proper fate for one who betrays no one so much as himself. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 9, 2004

    Not the most exciting of issues as the debate that this issue sets up is one that most readers of the X-books should be quite familiar with, and for the most part Peter Milligan doesn't bring anything new to the table. If nothing else this issue doesn't really doesn't do all that convincing a job of setting up why Myles wants to be rid of his power, as out of the entire group one would think that the one character who would be eager to be rid of his power would be Guy, who has never shown much enthusiasm for celebrity that comes with being a member of the X-Statix, and plus his power doesn't really afford him a normal life. Still, even without making a convincing case why Myles would want to have his powers removed, the issue does manage to offer up some fun arguments from his teammates, as I love the idea that their strongest argument is that after he receives the cure he'll be ordinary, which is something that they consider to be a fate worse than the ridiculously short life span tha Read Full Review

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