X-Statix #6

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Mike Allred Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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When new villain BAD GUY emerges to take down the missing Guy Smith, X-Statix knows they are no match! Unaware of the villain's true identity, will the team be fighting their former leader, or an unknown imposter?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 2, 2003

    This issue continues Peter Milligan's somewhat playful perspective on the world of super-heroes, as this issue he teases us with the idea that Guy has decided to become a super-villain because that's what the public has come to see him as. Now one has to suspect there more to this story than there would seem, as the issue almost seems too obvious in the way it presents the clues that indicate Guy & this issue's villain are one and the same. The issue also does a pretty nice job of continuing to develop Venus De Milo into a fairly tragic character, though it also paints Xavier as a bit of a dirty old man, so I'm not sure how much praise I want to make regarding character development. As for the art, Michael Allred continues to prove himself as the ideal fit for this title, as his art does such a strong job of conveying the stranger elements of the story in a clear, easy-to-follow manner. The intensity of the final battle is also pretty impressive, as the art plays a huge role in making Read Full Review

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