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The school is on lockdown...but if the bad guys can't get out, neither can the X-Men!

John Sublime is back, but is one of the X-Men's scariest villains not who we should be afraid of?

Who or what is Arkea?



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We are Arkea! 0

When I first heard about this series I wasn't sure if I was going to get it or not. I did however decide to get it after hearing about the upcoming Battle of the Atom crossover, and am glad I did as the first issue was amazing.PlotArkea has arrived, and the X-Men, along with Sublime have to find a way of stopping her.ReviewThis was yet another fantastic issue, and although I'm not sure whether this was better than the first issue, it was at least as good as it. Brian Wood certainly seems to know...

13 out of 13 found this review helpful.

X-Men #2 "Clean-up, on Isle 2" Review 0

Cover Art: 4.5/5 I have always been a fan of "realism" with a splash of "fantasy" when it come to my comic art. I want the proportions to be accurate, I want realistic movement, I want great expressionism, and I like a little fantasy to bring it home. Coipel does a fantastic job on this cover bringing solidarity and drama in the face of Jubilee and movement with the team behind her. I never give a cover a 5/5 unless I see some feet! I think for a lot of artists, this is a total cop-out to not ...

8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

A great second issue. 0

This was originally reviewed at my blog here.In #2, we see how Arkea is played up to be a big threat to the X-Men. She is something on a level they have next to no experience with, and they are struggling to confront her at every point. Typically, this would mean that the characters are played off as incompetent at best, stupid at worst, but thankfully, that is not the case here. Wood treats his characters with respect and he fosters an environment where the team takes snap decisions instead of ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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