Years of Future Past #3

Writer: Marguerite Bennett Artist: Mike Norton Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 15, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 8
7.5Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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Rated T+

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Noah Sharma Jul 20, 2015

    This is obviously a very personal series for Bennett, and her connection to the text easily becomes the reader's. For the second issue in a row, Bennett delivers a knockout punch of a monologue and plenty of interesting ideas to keep it company. It's definitely a Hamlet more than a MacBeth, full of moral quandaries and uncertainty, but that criticism seems poised to be answered. The art is as worthy a successor to John Byrne's as you could ask and the characters feel like the Claremont classics. Years of Future Past #3 feels a little young at times, but I'm not sure whether that word can hold a judgement. After all, youth is the entire point. Years of Future Past continues to be both a surprisingly effective follow up to a theoretically untouchable classic as well as a fantastic examination of what being an X-Man really means. I expect that this will be a controversial issue within the miniseries' run but, for me, it more than held its own. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    IGN - Levi Hunt Jul 16, 2015

    Years of Future Past #3 is perhaps the best issue of the series yet. The book continues to be dragged down by an overabundance of unnecessary text and plot twists, but it finally manages to add a more complex emotional core to the series, giving the book something resembling stakes. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Comicsverse - Tom Bacon Jul 17, 2015

    All in all, YEARS OF FUTURE PAST #3 continues the series' strange attempt to be all things to all men, mixing a fun and youthful plot with an end-of-the-world scenario. For all its inherent flaws, it's a tremendously fun read, with some sterling moments of characterisation. Read Full Review

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