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Preview: IvX #0

The Inhumans and X-Men just can't get along.

IVX #0

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(W) Charles Soule (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort

This issue sets the stage for the upcoming Inhumans vs. X-Men mega-event! Learn who the major players will be, plus the seeds of the incredible plan that will unfold in IVX #1. Beast and Iso travel the world to learn a desperate truth, the X-Men assemble their ranks and the Inhumans prepare for the war to come. It all begins with one choice - see it here.

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SEP160882 In Shops: Nov 30, 2016 SRP: $4.99

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Great....Can't wait for this one after death of X. Who to cheer on? the traitors to mutantkind in Storm and her X-men or the queen of committing genocide herself Medusa with her inhuman gestapo.

Damn what was Marvel thinking with this crap and why do they keep pushing the Inhumans?

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*sigh* Here we go.

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Is Emma Training Her Diamond Form?

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Am I crazy or did the past Inhumans comics hype up Inferno so much and now he get like one lines or a minor appearance here and there?

I don't know why Emma would be training her Diamond form when she knows how capable it is already.

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God would someone just lock Beast in a tank full of Terrigen Mist already?

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I'm right there with you, Emma. These comics make me want to dive off a cliff too.

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Is Emma Training Her Diamond Form?

Or maybe she is longing for death :)

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So .........

All I'm getting from this is that on one side, Beast is happy to play scientist even when his people are dying and possibly going extinct, as well talks of making Mutants extinct ... cause to hell with doing anything about that damn cloud.

On the other side ...... Emma is ....... looking for a adrenaline rush???

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What "great loss" have the Inhumans suffered?

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Edited By iro
@bl00dwerk said:

What "great loss" have the Inhumans suffered?

they lost one of their great ~murder clouds~ roaming the globe ;_; RIP in peace great ~murder cloud~. your service in systematically getting rid off mutants will be missed!

anyway... is emma maybe attempting to commit suicide by breaking her diamond form or something, seeing as she's been depicted as less than mentally stable, at the end of death of x, having posed as cyclops and all that?

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I wish this artist was back on The Ultimates

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Nope, simply don't care which side wins. I'd really like to, it's an interesting concept. Two groups of people who have a lot in common forced into a conflict due to... Well that last sentence is the problem: They are being forced because of the needs of the plot. The whole thing is so phony because the mist can easily be collected and contained by Storm, Thor, anyone with a plane and a scoop... But because this is marvel the only solution is to have the two groups fight and possible kill each other. So forced, so phony... so lazy.

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I've honestly had my fill of hero vs hero... I'm so done with this shit. Movies & Comics...stop.. stop stop it.

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As much as I love the X-Men and really want to like the Inhumans, I can't get into this. I'd call it the boring hero vs hero conflict every writer seems to be fond of nowadays but neither side is acting very heroic. Say what you will about Joss Whedon but at least his run on the X-Men was classic good vs evil and no character assassination. The X-Men haven't been heroes since they went to war with the Avengers.

And how could anyone root for the Inhumans since they seem to not give a rat's ass about the mutants that are being wiped out so that their race can grow?

God I hope whatever Marvel achieves from books like this, Deach of X, and Civil War II is worth it.

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.....I hate Marvel for making me pick sides with all this Hero vs Hero crap. Especially when your like me and really want to like the Inhumans but Marvel keeps making them look like little Hitlers with the gas cloud moving around the world killing everyone of a specific race. (intentional or not, they dont really seem to care)

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Edited By Sebast_Allen

@handofprometheus: DUUUUDE! Like I bought into nearly all Inhumam books for Inferno, and friggin Flint is a WAY bigger character than him, he got sidelined so hard!

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I hope Storm shoots some lightning bolts at Medusa. That will seriously make my day.

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Edited By Cagnazzo82

Marvel is really, really trying its best to shed its current fans.

Like that feels like the company mission at this point.

Here we go with another heroes vs genocidal eugenicists heroes story arc. Hooray! Can't wait...

Edit: Btw, Medusa, Gorgon, Black Bolt... and then Iso, Flint, and Grid? Whoah there with all these creative/edgy new characters, Marvel. /s

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Is Magik really dead?

I thought her teleportation was instantaneously like her time travel spells? Hmmm!

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God would someone just lock Beast in a tank full of Terrigen Mist already?

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Was looking forward to seeing the X-Men kick the Inhumans' asses but after DoX and seeing Storm and her team being as guilty as the Inhumans, I think they should all die.

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@br_havoc said:

Great....Can't wait for this one after death of X. Who to cheer on? the traitors to mutantkind in Storm and her X-men or the queen of committing genocide herself Medusa with her inhuman gestapo.

Damn what was Marvel thinking with this crap and why do they keep pushing the Inhumans?

They thought "why to do one war between super heroes if you can do 2 of them?"

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Edited By HandOfPrometheus

@sebast_allen: Yo, I thought I was the only one. Inferno made me read the Inhuman comics. Flint had like half of "All new Inhumans" book dedicated to him while Inferno had like two chapters in "Inhumans". Not to mention they draw Inferno power so generic now. He supposed to have like some flame rock form not be a human torch rip off. Talk about lost potential.

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I am still super confused, inhuman powers is not something someone is born with, it is something forced on someone by the inhumans, that is all it ever been, and all we have seen. Black Bolt forced this on humanity, even though it kills mutants and changes humans into something they don't know what until the mist hits them, why is Cyclops in anyway considered a bad guy here? Why is the inhumans given a 6 month pass? Why is Hank okay playing by their rules instead of eliminating their poison. The inhumans never needed this, they literally been in outer space doing this to themselves for thousands on thousands of years, with no sign more inhumans needed. Didn't they stop quicksilver from seeing his kid from simply using it on a few non inhumans? Who thought, with the amount time Marvel had to explain all this, this would be good reasons to side with the inhumans, when I bet a dollar this sort of story is recycled heavily in the case of naturally described villains.

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@wmarshal said:

I am still super confused, inhuman powers is not something someone is born with, it is something forced on someone by the inhumans, that is all it ever been, and all we have seen. Black Bolt forced this on humanity, even though it kills mutants and changes humans into something they don't know what until the mist hits them, why is Cyclops in anyway considered a bad guy here? Why is the inhumans given a 6 month pass? Why is Hank okay playing by their rules instead of eliminating their poison. The inhumans never needed this, they literally been in outer space doing this to themselves for thousands on thousands of years, with no sign more inhumans needed. Didn't they stop quicksilver from seeing his kid from simply using it on a few non inhumans? Who thought, with the amount time Marvel had to explain all this, this would be good reasons to side with the inhumans, when I bet a dollar this sort of story is recycled heavily in the case of naturally described villains.

The worst thing is the retcon about how the mists work. It was LONG ago established that Terrigen exposure is harmful to mutants (Quicksilver tried using it to restart the powers of mutants affected by Decimation. To say it went poorly would be to understate it). Not only that, but it wasn't even guaranteed that an Inhuman that underwent terrigenesis would even SURVIVE the process, or emerge as anything other than a mindless, devolved monster.

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Prediction: X-Men will win the battle and lose the war, just like AvX, despite being victimized and abused, just like AvX.

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@ambaryerno said:
@wmarshal said:

I am still super confused, inhuman powers is not something someone is born with, it is something forced on someone by the inhumans, that is all it ever been, and all we have seen. Black Bolt forced this on humanity, even though it kills mutants and changes humans into something they don't know what until the mist hits them, why is Cyclops in anyway considered a bad guy here? Why is the inhumans given a 6 month pass? Why is Hank okay playing by their rules instead of eliminating their poison. The inhumans never needed this, they literally been in outer space doing this to themselves for thousands on thousands of years, with no sign more inhumans needed. Didn't they stop quicksilver from seeing his kid from simply using it on a few non inhumans? Who thought, with the amount time Marvel had to explain all this, this would be good reasons to side with the inhumans, when I bet a dollar this sort of story is recycled heavily in the case of naturally described villains.

The worst thing is the retcon about how the mists work. It was LONG ago established that Terrigen exposure is harmful to mutants (Quicksilver tried using it to restart the powers of mutants affected by Decimation. To say it went poorly would be to understate it). Not only that, but it wasn't even guaranteed that an Inhuman that underwent terrigenesis would even SURVIVE the process, or emerge as anything other than a mindless, devolved monster.

That is the super weird thing about this, why is the mutants only ones caring about this, when a mutation gas is hitting the whole world. I am confused why all the inhumans are all okay with this, didn't black bolt and the royal family try to do this already to the whole Shi'ar empire when Vulcan lead them into a genocidal war against the Kree and Crystal stopped them?

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Edit: I know Marvel has selective memory, but this is next level, why would crystal who wouldn't even use the stuff against the Shi'ar, who were dropping planet destroying bombs and massacring the nova corps, be okay using it on Earth's people?

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Why are people buying this? There are to many good comics out there, for you to have to pay for a bad comic you don't want to read..... I guess people just want something to complain about.

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Beast and Emma Frost are my two favorite X-men characters.

As such, I am not looking forward to what this series may do to them.

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@kidchipotle said:

Was looking forward to seeing the X-Men kick the Inhumans' asses but after DoX and seeing Storm and her team being as guilty as the Inhumans, I think they should all die.

What the x-men do to make them as guilt as the Inhumans? I ask because I haven't kept up wit the inhumans or X-men.

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God would someone just lock Beast in a tank full of Terrigen Mist already?

That's when we find out that Beasts attempts to purge his own mutation are the cure for M-Pox.

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@judasnixon: I'm reading it but not buying it, though I did enjoy Death of X

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Miss Cyclops (616) already... RIP the first and best X-man... :'(

Hopefully they revive him soon...

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Storm is beautiful! :)

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Beast is just.... horrible. I'm STILL waiting for him to get his comeuppance. And the fact that the X-men didn't even bother retaliating against the Inhumans after they saw Black Bolt murder Cyclops is just so out there. Like really? The dude was your leader for years and fought with you and you're cool with him being murdered for trying to save mutantkind?

The Inhumans just need to stop. They're not good guys and can never be good guys after all this mess.

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Gotta say that i really don't like blue and yellow background. Beast... screw beast.

@dafyd said:

Prediction: X-Men will win the battle and lose the war, just like AvX, despite being victimized and abused, just like AvX.

X-Men won war in AvX, because it's undone "No more mutants".

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Piece of shit book and writing soon to follow.

Good job Marvel.

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By the way. How the hell it's question of equal importance to mutants and inhumans?

Terrigen is only giving inhumans powers. Without it they live as humans. They can in theory recreate it in time. Terrigen is deadly to mutants. It kills them. They can't exist with it. So on one scale we have genocide, terrigenocide of entire species... on the other hand we have not giving inhumans powers. Such comparable problems.

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Beast is just.... horrible. I'm STILL waiting for him to get his comeuppance. And the fact that the X-men didn't even bother retaliating against the Inhumans after they saw Black Bolt murder Cyclops is just so out there. Like really? The dude was your leader for years and fought with you and you're cool with him being murdered for trying to save mutantkind?

The Inhumans just need to stop. They're not good guys and can never be good guys after all this mess.

He should get the m-pox next?

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Amazing i cannot wait. Always excited when the inhumans (specifically blackagar and karnak) get a main story. People gonna hate on what they dont know. Nothing new here in comics inhumans been around as long as the xmen. Their cloud is holy and sacred to them. Go read backstories and you will better understand this conflict.

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Am I crazy or did the past Inhumans comics hype up Inferno so much and now he get like one lines or a minor appearance here and there?

I don't know why Emma would be training her Diamond form when she knows how capable it is already.

That's about to change. You're right, Inferno has been a lot less prominent since Secret Wars, compared to in the previous Inhuman series. But after IVX he's joining the Secret Warriors.

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@judasnixon: That is why I support my local comic shop, that and the place was where I got my first job, I can skim a book, put it back if it is trash, be astound that writer is horrible, and then go buy better books. Support local shops so you can judge a book on more then three pages of previews.

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Not sure about the story but Kenneth Rocafort's art is just gorgeous. Damn good panel layout style too.

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I feel like the inhuman franchise could've grown to be something people like if marvel handled it better. New characters are a commodity in small supply in mainstream comics and the inhuman books are creating them at a pretty fast pace it seems.

I haven't read any myself but I know that obviously ms marvel has a big following, people think karnak and reader are pretty badass (know that Karnaks not a new character) and from the comments I see inferno has fans too.

It's just a really stupid move of marvel to pit their upcoming 'new' franchise up against the freaking x men who are almost universally adored, from the outset. Especially as the inhuman a were met with scepticism from the beginning of their revamp

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Unless Inhumans gets pummeled into the dirt like they deserve to be, I am not following this crap. ''Both sides suffered losses'' WHERE? WHERE WAS THE LOSSES FOR INHUMANS ?! ALL THEY LOST WAS A MURDER CLOUD THAT SHOULDN'T HAVE BEEN RELEASED and THEY HAVE ANOTHER ONE !

They are forcing change upon people and killing Mutants... while they are supposedly the ''good guys'' in Marvel's mind ? WTF is wrong with this premise ?

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@kidchipotle said:

Was looking forward to seeing the X-Men kick the Inhumans' asses but after DoX and seeing Storm and her team being as guilty as the Inhumans, I think they should all die.

What the x-men do to make them as guilt as the Inhumans? I ask because I haven't kept up wit the inhumans or X-men.

The past year in Marvel Comics, any time Cyclops was mentioned post-mortem, his name was cursed as this Mutant terrorist. In Death of X, we found out why that was - Because Cyclops found a cure for the Terrigen mist killing Mutants by neutralizing the cloud. The Inhumans didn't like it so Black Bolt killed Cyclops and Storm, along with her team of X-Men, sided with the Inhumans over the dispute. Cyclops died a hero but Marvel decided to make him a despot.

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So, this seems like the right comment section to discuss the end of Death of X. [Spoilers below!]

So, the events of Death of X were supposed to explain what Cyclops did that was so incredibly horrible that everyone in the world considered him a terrorist of the worst class. But, what Cyclops actually did wasn't that bad. In fact, what the Inhumans did or rather fail to do seems worse.

Now, I'm an X-men fan and am not that big on the Inhumans, but here's how I would've changed the story to meet the intended ends:

The newly discovered Inhuman should've had the power to inhale large amounts of air. Then, in the big riot scene in Madrid, he could've made everyone go to sleep by inhaling enough of the atmosphere that they pass out from lack of oxygen. Then he just lets all of the air back out, so no one suffocates. (I think you see where I'm going with this.)

Then, the final confrontation should've gone like this: Cyclops makes a big press event out of the confrontation with the Terrigen Cloud. With cameras rolling he makes a grand speech about how the Terrigen Mists are killing mutants and the Inhumans are doing nothing about it and he is not going to stand for it any longer. The plan with Alchemy changing the chemistry of the Mists can stay, but let's have Alchemy be obviously unsure of the outcome of the plan. Cyclops orders (forces) him to go through with it anyway (again, cameras rolling). But, instead of neutralizing the Cloud, Alchemy's powers turn the Cloud deadly to everyone just as it enters a small town in Spain. With cameras rolling people are instantly poisoned or die horrible deaths due to what Cyclops has just ordered.

To save the day, this new Inhuman goes in and inhales the whole Cloud, sacrificing himself to save everyone in its path (again, cameras rolling, the world is watching). This chain of events causes Cyclops to go over the edge, he flips out and actually does go after the Inhumans (again, cameras rolling, the world is watching). Then you can have Black Bolt taking out Cyclops in self-defense.

This series of events would definitely cast Cyclops as the horrible terrorist and the Inhumans as the good-guys willing to sacrifice their lives for everyone.

(Of course, I'm not sure how Emma could cause a psychic projection to be filmed on camera; but I would've left that part out and just had the real Cyclops be incinerated by Black Bolt.)

What do you think?

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@kidchipotle said:@lxlgiftedlxl said: @kidchipotle said:

Was looking forward to seeing the X-Men kick the Inhumans' asses but after DoX and seeing Storm and her team being as guilty as the Inhumans, I think they should all die.

What the x-men do to make them as guilt as the Inhumans? I ask because I haven't kept up wit the inhumans or X-men.

The past year in Marvel Comics, any time Cyclops was mentioned post-mortem, his name was cursed as this Mutant terrorist. In Death of X, we found out why that was - Because Cyclops found a cure for the Terrigen mist killing Mutants by neutralizing the cloud. The Inhumans didn't like it so Black Bolt killed Cyclops and Storm, along with her team of X-Men, sided with the Inhumans over the dispute. Cyclops died a hero but Marvel decided to make him a despot.

incorrect.

First off that was a fake Cyclops and second they did not find a "cure" they found one small solution to stop half of the T-mist which took the life of one mutant. Storm's team arrived when fake Cyclops died she and the rest of the X-men did NOT side with the Inhumans because they were being held up by Magneto stopping them. Third of all fake Cyclops didn't die a hero he committed suicide and then was made into an idea courtesy of his crazy girlfriend.

The X-men are not traitors and they are not guilty @lxlgiftedlxl

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Since the story line here is lacking.

I think what most people want to see here are the fights.

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