X-Men: Magneto Testament
Today, the whole world knows him as Magneto, the most radical champion of mutant rights that mankind has ever seen. But in 1935, he was just another schoolboy - who happened to be Jewish in Nazi Germany. The definitive origin story of one of Marvel's greatest icons begins with a silver chain and... show more
Today, the whole world knows him as Magneto, the most radical champion of mutant rights that mankind has ever seen. But in 1935, he was just another schoolboy - who happened to be Jewish in Nazi Germany. The definitive origin story of one of Marvel's greatest icons begins with a silver chain and a crush on a girl - and quickly turns into a harrowing struggle for survival against the inexorable machinery of Hitler's Final Solution From X-Men: Phoenix-Endsong writer Greg Pak and award-winning artist Carmine Di Giandomenico. Collects X-Men: Magneto Testament #1-5.
Publish date: October 14th 2009
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, World War II
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Comic Book
, X Men
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I really liked this. Longer review later.
Summary: This comic compendium details Max Eisenhardt's childhood and adolescence as he tries to escape the Nazi regime, only to end up in a concentration camp where he will witness horror upon horror before escaping to one day become Magneto, the X-Men's greatest foe.Verdict: Great as a history les...