Madame Xanadu #1
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Madame Xanadu #1

Writer: Matt Wagner Artist: Amy Reeder Hadley Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: June 25, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 7.2
    IGN - Dan Phillips Jun 25, 2008

    All in all, I'd have to call Madame Xanadu a very successful debut issue, in that it eased my early concerns, pulled me in and left me wanting more. It didn't make me run out to buy more magic and sorcery comics, but it at least got me interested in this one. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Leroy Douresseaux Jul 25, 2008

    POSSIBLE AUDIENCE: Readers of Vertigos series that are set in DC Comics magical universe may want to try Madame Xanadu. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Jun 30, 2008

    I hope there's more to this series than just the fairytale world tour. In the current DC Universe, Madame Xanadu seems to have some dark secrets, and that would imply that this series is headed in that direction. It could use a little more darkness. Even the violence and beheadings on the final pages are too light and airy to have any real impact. Nimue is just a spectator in her own life still, and unless she becomes something more, quickly, "Madame Xanadu" might become another unfortunate casualty of the Vertigo line, and that would be too bad. Read Full Review

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