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A cold wind blows along the streets of Arcadia, and black-hearted people on both sides of the law shudder at its passing. Word is out: The X-killer is on the loose! Cross him once and you get a warning; cross him twice and you're dead. The Llewellyn Brothers hire the Gambler to take out the X but, X gets the drop on the Llewellyn Brothers first. The brothers dead the Gambler and X play a game of cat and mouse as they try to be the first to kill each other.

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RegRegular CoverRick Leonardi & Jimmy Palmiotti1
LESpecial Limited Edition Variant CoverRick Leonardi & Jimmy Palmiotti2
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A Good Gamble 0

X Steps into Arcadia The first great and historic issue of the legendary X.....oh wait.  Here is the thing X is a great character who never got his due.  This issue is a wonderful first issue and set up for the character.  As I started reading it I thought that is was going to fall flat as you have a cool costumed hero with a neat gimmick but he ends up going after mafia style villains.  When that happens the hoods usually fall flat and they do here up to the point of the Gambler.  The Gambler ...

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