X-Treme X-Men #1

Writer: Chris Claremont Artist: Salvador Larroca Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 7, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 8
7.5Critic Rating
6.6User Rating

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Legendary X-scribe Chris Claremont reunites with artistic dynamo Salvador Larroca for an all-new story set just after the groundoriginal run of X-TREME X-MEN! A powerful psychic attack on KITTY PRYDE from her old enemy OGUN brings the X-Treme team back together for a high-stakes mission...but what secret is Ogun hiding, and will even the combined might of BISHOP, SAGE, GAMBIT, ROGUE, RACHEL SUMMERS, STORM and WOLVERINE be enough to stop his insidious plan? The X-citement starts here, with the kickoff to the arc that will have wide-reaching implications for some of your favorite X-characters! RATED T+

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Dec 7, 2022

    X-Treme X-Men #1 checks all the right boxes with a balanced plot, setting, and conflict-driven characters. Read Full Review

  • 9.1
    Comic Watch - B. Radtz Dec 7, 2022

    The team supreme is back! Chris Claremont, the writer that created the biggest franchise in comic history, returns to his critically acclaimed title, X-Treme X-Men with series co-creator Salvador Larroca, to blast off with an untold tale that takes place immediately after series finale #64 from 2003. The team gives us a gripping tale swirling around Kitty Pryde, and the psychic vampire, Ogun, who has been secretly imbedded in Kittys soul since their first encounter. Can they save her from him, and his clutches? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Dec 7, 2022

    X-Treme X-Men #1is a blast from the past in more ways than one, as Chris Claremont and Salvador Larroca reunite for a new adventure. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Dec 7, 2022

    It's entirely possible that, with this bit of homework out of the way, the remainder of this miniseries will be something enjoyable for fans of Claremont's X-Men voice, but this issue is a waste of everyone's time. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    cincyfan Dec 18, 2022

    A great start to this xtreme x-men run. Claremont is a genius and my personal all-time favorite writer so I was not surprised at all. I absolutely love the current Krakoa Era xmen books with the deep and complex storylines and to be honest I was a little worried this might be a bit to basic with over the top '90's style action with thin plots so it would be the complete opposite of the regular x-books. That isn't Claremont's style though and it shows as this is written beautifully to go along with absolutely stunning artwork. I'm really looking forward to the next issue

  • 7.5
    Colleen St. Lucie Dec 9, 2022

    You can only be so psyched about a flashback series which by its nature will not have consequences to the present canon. But, it's nice Kitty as Shadowcat in a more iconic form than the Captain Kate Pryde persona in a flagging Marauders series. Ogun as the big bad is a bit weak, but I think people give non-classic Claremont crap about introducing new villains that don't stick, so why not?

  • 3.0
    fzanca Dec 10, 2022

    I must be reading something different from everyone else. I was so excited for this book. I'm a big Chris Claremont fan and a fan of Storm. But while I was reading this, I couldn't believe it was Chris Claremont. The first scene, though interesting, was far too long. Then everyone showed up in Kitty's room. Which was weird. Then we get a recap that we didn't need since it could have been done in the first scene.

    This issue had some of the worst character designs I have ever seen. Kitty all in leather, Storm in some kind of red and black contraction with a lightning bolt shaved into her head, Rogue with tattoos. I don't know what's going on, but I'm dropping this title before more weird stuff happens.

  • 10
    TaiwanMarvel Dec 14, 2022

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    jmprados Jan 13, 2023

  • 7.5
    Drasek83 Dec 9, 2022

  • 4.5
    KittyNone Dec 11, 2022

  • 4.0
    Halodystroyer44 Jan 24, 2023

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