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Cover: It is pretty misleading and makes it look as though there are going to be some crazy confrontations and repercussions as a results of the outcome of Curse of the Mutants. The Good: The story itself is not altogether bad; it's not an action packed issue, but the pacing isn't sluggish, nonetheless. Xavier telling Jubilee his tale gives perspective, which is pretty much what Xavier has always provided. The mysterious entity throughout the issue also makes it just a tad appealing, a...4 out of 7 found this review helpful.
At least that's how I felt when the Xavier's story kicked off. The premise and the intro to the book set you up to think it's about Jubilee being accepted into the X-Men. And it is....kinda.....in the sense that Xavier tells the story to her because of her angst. The reason I gave 4/5 is that I actually liked Xavier's story. And if I started penalizing issues for having misleading covers and intros, I think half or more of the books I'm reading would be 2/5 stars. It seems to be a huge tren...1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
I have two MAJOR problems with this issue before I even cracked the cover.#1) This issue, and as I've now learned this whole series, has a distinct lack of Chris Bachalo. I liked the series well enough before but his brief stint on this series made me love it more. It certainly isn't realistic art but its awesome and injected a little fun into the kind of now bleak X-verse.#2) Why are we getting another Curse of the Mutants story like 5 months after that arc finished? What the hell? Then a...5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
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