Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 6: Exogenetic
Abigail Brand, director of S.W.O.R.D., has been in some sticky situations, and she isn't the type who asks for help to get out of them. But when you're careening towards Earth in the cockpit of a damaged spaceship after being attacked on an exploding asteroid 7.5 million miles from Earth...it's... show more
Abigail Brand, director of S.W.O.R.D., has been in some sticky situations, and she isn't the type who asks for help to get out of them. But when you're careening towards Earth in the cockpit of a damaged spaceship after being attacked on an exploding asteroid 7.5 million miles from Earth...it's time to call the X-Men. They might not have much of a plan, or much of a chance, but that's certainly never stopped them before. Watch as the X-Men go up against all-new versions of some of their worst foes: genetically-manipulated Brood missiles, meat Sentinels and an island monster modled after Krakoa. Superstar artist Phil Jimenez joins writer Warren Ellis for the second installment of this mindbending series! COLLECTING: Astonishing X-Men #31-35
Publish date: March 9th 2011
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
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, Science Fiction
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, X Men
Series: Astonishing X-Men (#6)
Not having read some of this for a while and finding it on sale in The Works, I gave it a try. Interesting but sometimes unclear storyline made it engaging and the artwork was good. The plot includes Sentinels, the Brood, a new villain called Kaga. Thoroughly enjoyable.
Armor is awesome, and Wolverine with the punch at the end. Hilarious.
Not a bad story, but not one of the best. A rather long-winded way to have a Cyclops introspection.
Warren Ellis is one of the best writers in comics (Planetary, Transmetropolitan, Doctor Sleepless) but for some reason that skill never quite translates into mainstream superheroes. I believe Phil Jimenez is the second best artist to work on the X-Men, after John Byrne and ahead of Jim Lee, but her...