X-Babies #1 Early Review

Posted by G-Man (36395 posts) - - Show Bio

Guess who got an early look at X-Babies #1.  The issue is on sale Wednsday, October 7, 2009.  You may have seen the X-Babies before.  I interviewed writer Gregg Schigiel this past summer at San Diego Comic-Con.  I always enjoyed the X-Babies when they appeared.  Can this new series live up to my (and your) expectations?
 

 
There's no question about this book.  It delivers what it sets out to do.  Gregg Schigiel and Jacob Chabot succeed here.  What do you looking for when you buy a comic?  You're looking for a great story, great writing and great art.  What it comes down to, you want to be entertained.  X-Babies does all that.
#1 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3558 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know if I would say that Logan and Scott are getting along. It wasn't too long ago Logan attacked him and threatened to gut him.
 
I agree. sometimes it's nice to just have a fun story. As an Emma fan, I would of certainly gotten this book if they added her, but I know this isn't about some sort of continuity match,

#2 Posted by rouju (159 posts) - - Show Bio

It's pop corn fun dude, just like box office movie that sucks on story and fun on the effect or just plain fun.

Nice switch from all the drama in the on going story

#3 Posted by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

Its nice to read a "fun" tale about the X-Babies, and not have to worry about huge events and deaths.

#4 Posted by chaos-soul (1435 posts) - - Show Bio

is that the same artist from the teen titans cartoon. cuz nightcrwaler looks like beast boy. and everything feels like chibi anime(not a bad thing)

#5 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio

I have to wait till I get home from work to watch this (the cunning devils in our IT department have blocked all videos so we don't waste time at work) 
 
@FoxxFireArt said:

"I agree. sometimes it's nice to just have a fun story. As an Emma fan, I would of certainly gotten this book if they added her, but I know this isn't about some sort of continuity match, "

Oh, it would be so much fun to see an Emma Frost X-Baby!  And you just know there is one somewhere... Remember the scene where Armor was being teased about how there would be a Baby version of her in the MojoVerse(tm)? ;) 
 
It's a little sad, but I really can't wait to get this tomorrow!!    
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#6 Posted by Bruce Vain (1869 posts) - - Show Bio

surprise you didn't give it 5 out of 5.
#7 Posted by damswedon (499 posts) - - Show Bio

i won't lie the sceptic in me is saying, "this looks cool"
The Kitty Pryde fan is screaming," OH MY GOD CHIBI KITTY IS SO CUTE"

#8 Posted by pixelized (62882 posts) - - Show Bio

Rogue looks like a boy, i'm happy.

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#9 Posted by Timm (255 posts) - - Show Bio

X-Babies is cheesy, but awesome. i'm dying for the x-men to meet them. wasnt there an english lady watching over them or did Mojo kill her last time the babies showed up (during the mojo 2 storyline)?
 
dammit, i miss longshot!

#10 Edited by mattydeNero (526 posts) - - Show Bio

What about the SKOTTIE YOUNG cover?!?!?!?!?!  C'mon now.  Gotta give him props.  I love Cyke's expression.  He's so serious, yet so little, plus Wolvie's hooked him up with "rabbit ears".  It's great.
#11 Posted by xerox_kitty (15762 posts) - - Show Bio
@Timm said:
"wasnt there an english lady watching over them or did Mojo kill her last time the babies showed up (during the mojo 2 storyline)?"
Well, Ricochet Rita was Mojo's X-Babysitter for a long while, but her fate meant tht she had to be replaced eventually and Dazzler took over... ah the good ol' days.
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#12 Posted by Timm (255 posts) - - Show Bio
@xerox-kitty: 
i remember when Rita took over... it was still while she was getting over longshot. I just knew she was going to molest the longshot x-baby. she probably did and killed it, thats why its gone. You ever notice that when the longshot baby is around, the nightcrawler baby isnt and vice versa... i wonder if they'll make them both vanish and then replace them with a Gambit baby like they tend to do in normal x-books. as if the three cant exist together somehow.

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