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Sunday, 24 February 2013
X-Treme X-Men Vol. 1: Destiny (Comicbook Review)
As with the last book review this is posted in full on
and this is simply a preview. If you want to see it in full then please follow the link through to there.
Chris Claremont and
are a writer and franchise with the same relationship as George Lucas and
. While both have been praised for their work in on the franchise in the past and are recognised for bringing something truly into the public light they are also known for less than stellar later involvements. Both introducing unpopular ideas or for much more visible flaws in their writing styles as time went on.
, despite the title, is by no means any
. Unfortunately neither is it up to par with something like
Days of Future Past
Set at about the time Grant Morrison was writing Charles Xavier’s evil psychic ying-yang demon twin into existence (don’t ask), this comic was running and following up on a plot recently introduced into the universe: The diaries of Destiny. Tomes which recorded the future for the Marvel universe and specifically and X-Men. Realising both the danger they pose and the problems which might arise from remaining at Xavier’s mansion, many core members of the X-Men split off to hunt down the diaries and prevent them falling into the wrong hands.
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