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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #6 Nov 18, 2020
9.5

The "X of Swords" event is only important to Hellions #6 because it provides explanation for the team's mission. I agree with others that it shouldn't be considered a "chapter" in the crossover. Having said that, it's still the BEST of all the the chapters so far. Sinister's ulterior motivations for the Hellions' journey has resulted in the best action of the event. I'm more interested in what's g more

Hellions #6

By: Zeb Wells, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Nov 18, 2020

Chaos. Deceit. A hero returns.  

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Ebonthorne rated Captain Marvel #22 Oct 15, 2020
8.0

Captain Marvel #22

By: Kelly Thompson, Lee Garbett
Released: Oct 14, 2020

IT'S A BRAVE NEW WORLD - AND THE START OF A BRAND-NEW ARC!
New York City is under attack-but this time, Captain Marvel can't save them. Stolen away to a far future, Carol Danvers faces a threat unlike any she's known. Brand-new villains and heroes, a cast both familiar and strange and the big action you've come to expect from the architects of ...

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Ebonthorne rated New Mutants #13 Oct 15, 2020
9.0

New Mutants #13

By: Ed Brisson, Rod Reis
Released: Oct 14, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 7
Diligence. Discipline. A sword of the self.
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne rated Cable #5 Oct 15, 2020
8.0

Cable #5

By: Gerry Duggan, Phil Noto
Released: Oct 14, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 8
A hand held aloft. A mystery in the stars. An ace up the sleeve.
Rated T+

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Miracleman92 reviewed Hellions #5 Oct 14, 2020
9.5

XOS Ch. 6: I love this series! Wells continues to create entertaining dynamics between the team members and it'll be interesting to see how Greycrow reacts to Empath's humiliation of him.

Hellions #5

By: Zeb Wells, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Oct 14, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 6
Desperation. Help from unexpected places. An advance into the unknown.  
Parental Advisory

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allenquanobi reviewed Hellions #5 Oct 14, 2020
9.5

This series has been good even before this event. But this issue was awesome. It's a unique take on what the Hellions will do for this event. And it's just fun! the dialogue, the interactions, the premise, it's all just comic book hijinks that feels fun and doesn't distract from the overall point to the event. Love to see what happens next with the Hellions. The art is also fantastic. It fe more

Hellions #5

By: Zeb Wells, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Oct 14, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 6
Desperation. Help from unexpected places. An advance into the unknown.  
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Grifter reviewed Hellions #5 Oct 14, 2020
10

Oh my God, this is amazing! And just look at that cape

Hellions #5

By: Zeb Wells, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Oct 14, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 6
Desperation. Help from unexpected places. An advance into the unknown.  
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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #5 Oct 15, 2020
10

What a great way to include the Hellions into the "X of Swords" mega-story. Even better, I love how Zeb Wells is setting up their journey. I can't wait to see how the team's dynamics are gonna play out. (Methinks Empath has purchased another ticket for the "resurrection express" - he better hope they work out the kinks to the system). To top it off, Sinister(ish) is leading the mission...to quote more

Hellions #5

By: Zeb Wells, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Oct 14, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 6
Desperation. Help from unexpected places. An advance into the unknown.  
Parental Advisory

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Ebonthorne rated Marauders #13 Oct 7, 2020
7.5

Marauders #13

By: Vita Ayala, Matteo Lolli
Released: Oct 7, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 5
A secret flight. A long journey. A Thief and a Queen.
Rated T+

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Miracleman92 reviewed Marauders #13 Oct 7, 2020
6.5

XOS Ch. 5: I honestly never liked Storm being connected to Black Panther. There are some nice moments of Storm being the badass she always naturally is, but sadly this is another weak entry in the X Of Swords saga. I'm a little worried this event (which started off so strongly) is already beginning to lose steam. Here's hoping it can bounce back!

Marauders #13

By: Vita Ayala, Matteo Lolli
Released: Oct 7, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 5
A secret flight. A long journey. A Thief and a Queen.
Rated T+

Ebonthorne rated X-Force #13 Oct 7, 2020
8.5

X-Force #13

By: Ben Percy, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Oct 7, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 4
Stealth. The power within. The burden of knowledge.  
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Ebonthorne rated Wolverine #6 Oct 7, 2020
9.0

Wolverine #6

By: Ben Percy, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Oct 7, 2020

X OF SWORDS, PART 3
Descent. Penance. A legendary power reclaimed.  
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9.5

X Of Swords: Creation #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Sep 23, 2020

X OF SWORDS - CHAPTER 1
A tower. A mission. A gathering of armies.
Rated T+

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Swanktub reviewed X Of Swords: Creation #1 Sep 22, 2020
10

I have grown tired of the large number of comic events that almost never reach my expectations. However this is not one of those events. This issue is a fantasy epic starring the X-Men. While Hickman and Howard did an incredible job crafting the story, the true star is Pepe Larraz. The art is some of the best I have ever seen in comics. I don't think I could have wanted more in an opening issue to more

X Of Swords: Creation #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Sep 23, 2020

X OF SWORDS - CHAPTER 1
A tower. A mission. A gathering of armies.
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Hellions #4 Sep 18, 2020
10

Yeah, this was a title I wasn't sure about when it was announced, but I think it may be one of my favorite X-titles, if not my favorite, at this point.

Hellions #4

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Sep 16, 2020

HAVOK STANDS ALONE! Krakoa's resident rabble are up against the grand dame of the damned - the Goblin Queen, Madelyne Pryor! Talk about a return that could raise some havoc!

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Ebonthorne rated X-Men #12 Sep 17, 2020
8.5

X-Men #12

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Sep 16, 2020

THE SUMMONING BEGINS. A lead-in to the biggest X-story of the summer.

Rated T+

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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #4 Sep 16, 2020
9.5

A near perfect ending to the Hellions’ introduction arc. The key story elements were neatly dealt with and the overall arc felt satisfactorily completed (i.e. no irritating loose ends).

I was a bit shocked by what happened to Maddie, but it made sense. Zeb Wells did “right” by her. He honored her complexity and made me sympathize with her pain.

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Hellions #4

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Sep 16, 2020

HAVOK STANDS ALONE! Krakoa's resident rabble are up against the grand dame of the damned - the Goblin Queen, Madelyne Pryor! Talk about a return that could raise some havoc!

PARENTAL ADVISORY

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Hellions #3 Aug 28, 2020
9.0

This series got so fucked up so fast, and I'm definitely here for it.

Hellions #3

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Aug 26, 2020

MAD AS HELL!
Krakoa's resident rabble are up against the grand dame of the damned - the Goblin Queen, Madelyne Pryor! Talk about a return that could raise some havoc!
Rated T+

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Julian Keller reviewed Hellions #3 Aug 26, 2020
10

This book is delicious.

Hellions #3

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Aug 26, 2020

MAD AS HELL!
Krakoa's resident rabble are up against the grand dame of the damned - the Goblin Queen, Madelyne Pryor! Talk about a return that could raise some havoc!
Rated T+

Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #3 Aug 26, 2020
10

Ah...maze...ing. Stephen Segovia's art is stellar (especially the fight scenes between Psylocke and Wild Child). Last issue I predicted a "psychic smack-down" for Wild Child and Psylocke delivered that and more (via the "old ways"...). Kudos to Zeb Wells too. The story is developing nicely. It seems the Goblin Queen Maddie holds a grudge...

(p.s. to the Kwannon-Psylocke haters that are more

Hellions #3

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Aug 26, 2020

MAD AS HELL!
Krakoa's resident rabble are up against the grand dame of the damned - the Goblin Queen, Madelyne Pryor! Talk about a return that could raise some havoc!
Rated T+

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TaiwanMarvel - Aug 26, 2020

I suppose you are talking about me... I told you I am not a hater. I don't hate anyone, much less fictional comic-book characters. The book has improved, Psylocke was great. It's just my personal opinion. Peace, please, be friends. And we don't have pandemics in Taiwan, so if you want a safe pleace, come to my country :)

Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #2 Jul 22, 2020
10

Great issue. Major kudos to Stephen Segovia (and crew). The art was brilliant. Love the darker color pallet for Psylocke. While the book is about a kill squad, this issue had fun and funny moments...(a.k.a. Greycrow's solution to Empath's mischief). Can't wait to see what's gonna happen in issue #3. Methinks Wild Child is gonna get a psychic smackdown.

Hellions #2

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Jul 22, 2020

THE DOMINANT SPECIES?
The Hellions can barely keep from killing one another, let alone find a way to fit into Krakoan society. Of course, that might be just what Mister Sinister is counting on when he sends them to clean up his messes.
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne added Hellions (2020) to their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Hellions (2020)

BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they'd have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold... but they didn't plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child,...

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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #1 Mar 25, 2020
10

The first issue and I'm hooked. I'm more excited for this book than some of the original Dawn of X titles. It's appears to be a perfect recipe for interesting storytelling. (1) Underused/forgotten mutant teammates with violent tendencies, (2) Antihero/confused Havok, (3) Badass/cold-as-steel team leader Psylocke, (4) Scheming/hidden agendas overseer Mr. Sinister, and a (5) "Ooooh...they're F#cked" more

Hellions #1

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Mar 25, 2020

BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they'd have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold... but they didn't plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child,...

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Ebonthorne - Mar 25, 2020

The first issue and I'm hooked. I'm more excited for this book than some of the original Dawn of X titles. It's appears to be a perfect recipe for interesting storytelling. (1) Underused/forgotten mutant teammates with violent tendencies, (2) Antihero/confused Havok, (3) Badass/cold-as-steel team leader Psylocke, (4) Scheming/hidden agendas overseer Mr. Sinister, and a (5) "Ooooh...they're F#cked" situational set-up for issue #2.

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TaiwanMarvel rated Hellions #1 Mar 25, 2020
1.0

Hellions #1

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Mar 25, 2020

BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they'd have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold... but they didn't plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child,...

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TaiwanMarvel - May 29, 2020

Do you want to know who I hate? : Cable! Argh! (and everything that Liefeld created)

TaiwanMarvel - May 29, 2020

BG1904:閉嘴,「dude」

Ebonthorne rated Fallen Angels #5 Jan 9, 2020
9.5

Fallen Angels #5

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Jan 8, 2020

HARK! MORE ANGELS FALL!
Husk and Bling! Join Psylocke and company on their mission to stave off Apoth and his children! Then - Cable turns on X-23?!?
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne reviewed Fallen Angels #4 Dec 18, 2019
10

I've noticed that in all these issues Kwannon/Psylocke uses physical touch to channel her telepathy. If Brian Hill (and the Jonathan Hickman editorial team) are consciously establishing Psylocke as a "tactile telepath" it would be a huge character improvement. Needing to be within striking distance of her target to use her telepathy makes more sense for a martial artist assassin whose trademarked more

Fallen Angels #4

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Dec 18, 2019

APOTH APPROACHES! PSYLOCKE'S PAST THREATENS HER NEW TEAM!
Psylocke's past continues to haunt her as she molds her companions into a fighting force... But can they take on the children of Apoth?
Rated T+

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Wolf Warner reviewed Fallen Angels #3 Dec 10, 2019
9.0

Best issue of the run thus far! So Underrated. 5.5?? Hell no!

Fallen Angels #3

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Dec 11, 2019

APOTH APPROACHES! PSYLOCKE'S PAST THREATENS HER NEW TEAM!
Psylocke's past continues to haunt her as she molds her companions into a fighting force... But can they take on the children of Apoth?
Rated T+

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Julian Keller reviewed Fallen Angels #3 Dec 11, 2019
3.0

Worst writing, worst art and worst leading character. Please someone save Laura.

Fallen Angels #3

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Dec 11, 2019

APOTH APPROACHES! PSYLOCKE'S PAST THREATENS HER NEW TEAM!
Psylocke's past continues to haunt her as she molds her companions into a fighting force... But can they take on the children of Apoth?
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne - Dec 11, 2019

Geez...didn't see this review from you coming. Methinks your reviews for Fallen Angels and Excalibur are Betsy-Centric driven...miffed that Kwannon got the code name, the Psionic Blade, and the Butterfly effect in the Kwannon/Betsy divorce? Lemme guess, your reviews for next weeks Fallen Angels will be under 5 and Excalibur will be 10.

Julian Keller - Dec 11, 2019

I rate every issue based on my enjoyment of them. Also my reviews for Fallen Angels are in line with 90% of the reviews for this book, and they all say the same thing, that this book is pretty much bad. Your rate of 10 on the other hand is the odd man out. But since you asked, my enjoyment of Excalibur comes down to my obsession with Arthurian/Celtic Legend and the fantasy genre. I don't particularly care about this Betsy Kwannon stuff.

Ebonthorne reviewed Fallen Angels #3 Dec 11, 2019
10

I really like this comic. Reading some of the reviews, I know it isn't for everyone, but I think that's because Hill isn't "spoon feeding" us the typical comic book story. This book is more sophisticated than other Dawn of X titles and does require a bit of patience and faith in Hill's story telling.

Those looking for easily defined "good" and "bad" characters with expectations of resol more

Fallen Angels #3

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Dec 11, 2019

APOTH APPROACHES! PSYLOCKE'S PAST THREATENS HER NEW TEAM!
Psylocke's past continues to haunt her as she molds her companions into a fighting force... But can they take on the children of Apoth?
Rated T+

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M1sf1r3 reviewed Fallen Angels #3 Dec 11, 2019
6.5

Prelude:
Fallen Angels has so far been my least favourite title of Dawn of X so this issue needs to prove the series to me fast.

The Good:
It's starting to make sense why Hill chose Psylocke, X-23 and Cable to create this team.

The Bad:
The characters don't make sense considering their past. Laura already knows these lessons.

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Fallen Angels #3

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Dec 11, 2019

APOTH APPROACHES! PSYLOCKE'S PAST THREATENS HER NEW TEAM!
Psylocke's past continues to haunt her as she molds her companions into a fighting force... But can they take on the children of Apoth?
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne - Dec 11, 2019

Apoth wasn't depicted in the book. If you're referring to that last image it stated that it was NOT Apoth...

M1sf1r3 - Dec 11, 2019

Wow, really shouldn't review when I was so tired. Thanks for letting me know.

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