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Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis - Warren Ellis, Kaare Andrews
Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis
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The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Kaare Andrews (SPIDER-MAN: REIGN) take X-Men into the Heroic Age! Something's happening in the tiny East African city of Mbangwi. Something that requires immediate investigation. A newborn sprouts metal electrodes and explodes, taking out an entire hospital.... show more
The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Kaare Andrews (SPIDER-MAN: REIGN) take X-Men into the Heroic Age! Something's happening in the tiny East African city of Mbangwi. Something that requires immediate investigation. A newborn sprouts metal electrodes and explodes, taking out an entire hospital. Is this the first wave of mutant rebirth that the X-Men have been praying for...or something very, very different? Something sinister? COLLECTING: Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1-5
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780785144915 (0785144919)
Publisher: Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Astonishing X-Men
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DavidBonesteel
DavidBonesteel rated it
The X-Men travel to Africa to investigate the anomalous births of what seem to be infants with mutant abilities that are active at birth.It’s been a long time since I was a regular reader of Marvel Comics, so it took a little while to get oriented in the convoluted history of their mutants, but once...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis
The story wasn't bad, interdimensional travel, radiation, solving issues, but the artwork made me extremely irritated and uncomfortable. It reeked of gratituous boob shots.
Krycek
Krycek rated it
Collecting issues #1-5 of The Astonishing X-Men, the X-Men go to Africa to investigate what might possibly be a rash of mutant births, but it turns out to be something else entirely. What that was I didn't quite get and it seemed to me that the book ended with an abrupt and dissatisfying conclusion....
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis
The story wasn't bad, interdimensional travel, radiation, solving issues, but the artwork made me extremely irritated and uncomfortable. It reeked of gratituous boob shots.
Sesana
Sesana rated it
This was actually pretty awful. I saw promise for Ellis writing the X-Men in The Ghost Box, but I saw none of that here. There's a decent plot in there, but it's hampered by uninteresting dialog, a general dumbing down of all of the characters, and a generally clumsy handling of Africa, Africans, an...
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