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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.

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Never Again 0

Must like the last page of this book, this is one of the great works of fiction that you never want to read again. The story is very much like Schindler's List (in more ways than one) in which the tale is so heart breaking that you don't want to hear it. Yet what happens needs to be said.If you ever want to understand just how tragic life could get, this story is a great example of that. Magneto as we all know and love, grows up Germany and Poland during the WW2 era as a Jew, and its quite possi...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

One beautiful piece of art 0

It is what it is. The demons that Magneto has are all presented in this story. His fight for the family, his fight for life, his values... and even the reason why we love magneto so much. He is the anti hero, the ultimate survivor, even as a kid he made it through years of hell.And the writing is as beautiful and dark ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

He wasn't always Magneto 0

Originally written 8-21-10The year is 1935, Max Eisenhardt is a 9 year old boy who is about to experience horrors that will scar him for the rest of his life. He's going to be put through hell as a victim of Nazi brutality. He's going to be beaten and humiliated in the most terrible of ways. But worst of all, Max will witness the barbaric genocide of his people. This is the story of a young boy who would grow up to become one of mankind's greatest threats. This is the origin story of the X-Men's...

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