Book Review: Dark X-Men by Paul Cornell

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I really start to really enjoy reading comic books every so often. They are reads with less depth, but they are easy to read.

Book Review: Dark X-Men by Paul Cornell


Title & Author: Dark X-Men by Paul Cornell
Genre: Comic, Dystopia
Release Date: November 24 2010
Series: Standalone
Publisher: Marvel


Never one to say “die,” Norman Osborn is keeping what’s left of HIS X-Men alive. MYSTIQUE! DARK BEAST! WEAPON OMEGA! MIMIC! They are the public face of mutants in an Osborn world. And what a face they are! But what does Nate Grey, a.k.a. X-MAN, have to do with it?

I give Dark X-Men by Paul Cornell three out of five stars. I liked it, but it wasn’t what I expected. I thought it would be much darker, but is was mostly just a light hard story about evil acting as goodguys.

Also each time one goes into a new chapter, the characters are introduced all over again. The captions are different every time, but it gets a bit annoying after a few times. Because the existing characters don’t change and not many new characters are introduced.

The drawing style of the comic is pretty realistic, which I like most usually. I don’t know what I expected when I opened it. But I felt the story was a bit lacking, it could have been better.

I don’t know what to say more. The characters don’t have character development, due to the lack of depth. But that is to be expected, which is overall the thing I like most about reading. I think there a much better X-men comics. And better other comics.

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For now, let books enrich your life!


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