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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #12 Jun 3, 2021
9.0

Definitely a tie-in/filler issue for the "Hellfire Gala" event, but of the three X books released this week, this was the most entertaining and had the best art (thanks Segovia and Team). While not the most substantive of issues, it was a fun read with some character development and light-hearted moments.

Hellions #12

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Jun 2, 2021

WHO INVITED THE HELLIONS TO THE HELLFIRE GALA?
Who thought it was a good idea to invite the antisocial HELLIONS to the fanciest bash of the year? Oh, no one? They weren't invited but they showed up anyway? Yeah, that sounds about right.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory

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Miracleman92 reviewed Hellions #11 May 5, 2021
9.0

This issue definitely takes some unexpected twists and turns. A good conclusion to another good Hellions arc; even if it did feel a little rushed. Mr. Sinister is pushing Psylocke to the edge and it'll be exciting to see how/when she'll finally push back.

Hellions #11

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: May 5, 2021

SOMETIMES A FANTASY...
PSYLOCKE vs. BETSY BRADDOCK in a 30-year-long battle! EMPATH's misdeeds come back to haunt him! And MR. SINISTER's teeth hurt. What IS going on here?!
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne - May 5, 2021

The tension from the Sinister and Psylocke dynamic is like a game of comic book "Jenga." Every new issue is like watching another block being pulled out. Someone is gonna make the tower fall.

Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #11 May 5, 2021
10

Excellent!!! Zeb Wells gives us an interesting (and unexpected) little twist at the end of this story arc. While Sinister might have taken a couple of "hits" from Arcade and company, in the end Sinister proves that he is the master chess player. BTW...Zeb Wells is giving us the "BAD-ASS, TAKE-NO-PRISONER, F-YOU" Psylocke that she is meant to be AND injecting her with depth and characterization. Th more

Hellions #11

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: May 5, 2021

SOMETIMES A FANTASY...
PSYLOCKE vs. BETSY BRADDOCK in a 30-year-long battle! EMPATH's misdeeds come back to haunt him! And MR. SINISTER's teeth hurt. What IS going on here?!
Rated T+

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Ebonthorne rated Hellions #10 Mar 4, 2021
9.5

Hellions #10

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Mar 3, 2021

FUNNY GAMES!
The HELLIONS are at the mercy of ARCADE as they face his new psychological MURDERWORLD!
Parental Advisory

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Ebonthorne rated Hellions #9 Feb 6, 2021
9.5

Hellions #9

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Feb 3, 2021

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MUTANT?
MR. SINISTER is missing! Will the Hellions be able to put aside the tensions poised to split the team apart long enough to unravel the mystery? On the upside, at least Sinister found his cape.

Parental Advisory

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C.V.R. The Bard reviewed Hellions #8 Jan 6, 2021
9.5

That was alot to absorb. By the end of the issue I felt like Havok.
I don't care how much fan-service there was in the drawings of Psylocke in this issue , did she really have to throw up those robots?
The antagonist being baited to do himself in was comedy, and proved Empath has a reach that extends past what limits he belives he has.
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Hellions #8

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Jan 6, 2021

It was a simple mission: retrieve NANNY'S ship and create a new containment armor for the recently resurrected ORPHAN-MAKER. But the emergence of an old enemy and his deadly warriors make their renewed life a hell on Earth for the HELLIONS!

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Miracleman92 reviewed Hellions #8 Jan 6, 2021
10

Zeb Wells continues to prove why Hellions is the best X-Men title right now. This issue features great moments with Empath, Havok and Nanny; proving this truly is a team book and not just a Kwannon book disguised as a team book. Marvel, please don't cancel this title!

Hellions #8

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Jan 6, 2021

It was a simple mission: retrieve NANNY'S ship and create a new containment armor for the recently resurrected ORPHAN-MAKER. But the emergence of an old enemy and his deadly warriors make their renewed life a hell on Earth for the HELLIONS!

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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #8 Jan 7, 2021
9.5

Another quality issue. I was hoping to get more info about Orphan-Maker's power, but no such luck...maybe next month.

Hellions #8

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Jan 6, 2021

It was a simple mission: retrieve NANNY'S ship and create a new containment armor for the recently resurrected ORPHAN-MAKER. But the emergence of an old enemy and his deadly warriors make their renewed life a hell on Earth for the HELLIONS!

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Ebonthorne reviewed Hellions #7 Dec 2, 2020
9.5

Another great issue. The consistent quality of this book is giving me anxiety because I'm fearful that the bottom is gonna fall out. Hellions is easily my favorite current X-Book (and I really like most of them). PLEASE Marvel- give Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia, and the entire creative team raises so they stay with this book.

(Shoutout to my girl Psylocke for her passive-aggressive "middl more

Hellions #7

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Dec 2, 2020

MUTANT MASSACRE!
Mr. Sinister's team of Hellions are dead. Oh, the pain! Oh, the injustice! Oh, the--wait a minute...what's Sinister really up to? The fallout from X OF SWORDS!
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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
9.0

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.  
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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.  
Parental Advisory

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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.  
Parental Advisory

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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Psycamorean 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!

PARENTAL ADVISORY

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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Psycamorean 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...

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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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