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The X-Men gets their hands dirty in the sewers as they discover that Spidey's foe, the Lizard, is in cahoots with an old mutant enemy. The Good I can think of no other artist save Bachalo who can deliver such kick ass superhero action with such flourishing artistic panache. The expressive palette he uses in the coloring just kicks up the detail, weight and texture of his already superlative work. And I was pleasantly surprised by the reveal of the old foe who returns in this issue - - it's fel...13 out of 15 found this review helpful.
The search through New York City's sewers for the army of Lizard Creatures continues as the X-Men and Spider-Man struggle to rescue the outcast teens that the monsters are targeting. The truth about the one behind it all is revealed, and instead of being Dr. Connors behind the curtain, it turns out to be one of the X-Men's former foes instead! The heroes soon find themselves surrounded by scaly nightmares under the streets of Manhattan, and in way over their head when they underestimate the powe...6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
X-Men #9 is the third part of Gischler's "To Serve and Protect" arc, and, in this issue, our favorite heroes continue the search to uncover the truth behind the curious reptilian creatures in the NYC sewers and the mysterious disappearance of nerds all over town. This issue reveals, rather startlingly, the real face behind the experiments, and let's just say it is not the Lizard. This issue is very effective for a variety of reasons, and felt nostalgic and very entertaining at the same time. Mor...6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
I guess what seemed like a good and interesting arc story turned out to be just another batch of the same old, same old dull "let´s fight the lizards in the sewer and now Spider must battle with his mutated friends" kind of story. The characterizations of the X-Men weren´t good, the dialogues weren´t interesting, even the atempts of emulating Logan and Spider jokes and banter didn´t work. The only thing interesting in all this mess is actually the whole nerd kids that will serve as good experime...6 out of 8 found this review helpful.
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