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X-Men: The Rise of Apocalypse (The Rise of Apocalypse)

3.03  ·  Rating Details ·  73 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
This tells the story of the X-Men's greatest villain Apocalypse, or En Sabah Nur as he was known in ancient Egypt. Witness his rise to power and the challenges he faced in his attempts to fulfill his dream of world domination.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Marvel Entertainment Group (first published 1996)
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Jul 25, 2015 Rok rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ultimate-x-men
Thousands of years ago, he was cast out for being different, sounds like people these days,(different isn't bad, it's just different). Nobody knew En Sabah Nur was the worlds first mutant, or that he would be one of the most powerful. The origin of the X-Mens' most feared foe is a nice little journey to the past to find out what you never knew about Apocalypse. Would he have been a hero if the people in Egypt were nicer to him?
Jan 01, 2014 M.i. rated it liked it
An origins story into one of the most notorious characters in the marvel universe. From his scarred youth as the marvel’s universe’ first mutant, to his rise into becoming the notorious character that continually is a thorn in the sides of the X-men.
Jun 12, 2014 Tim rated it it was ok
Shelves: graphic-novels
An uninspiring story about one of the coolest bad guys told with some really awful artwork.
Oct 12, 2014 Tani rated it it was ok
Shelves: male-author, 2014, comics
I wasn't thrilled by the artwork - I had a really hard time telling some of the characters apart. The dialogue was trying too hard to be epic, and didn't have a lot of flow to it. Oh, and the characters didn't really have any depth. Kind of a disappointment.
Jun 25, 2014 Lyuben rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
Kinda cool(haven't read any other comics with apocalypse), but I feel that just 1 volume wasn't enough to tell his story. It just seemed kinda shallow.
May 30, 2015 Jesús rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comic
Nice read, but somewhat confusing at times. Sometimes I felt like if some vignetes had disappeared.
Dec 26, 2012 Sean rated it liked it
Kavanagh & Pollina put together a decent story here that tells the untold origin of Apocalpyse, one of the X-Universe's greatest villains. I loved the ties to ancient Egypt and even Rama-Tut but the ties to the Marvel Universe were to loose. They were mentioned and even shown but too quickly glossed over. This series could have used two more issues to expand on the back story. The art was at times hard to distinguish between characters. I loved certain panels and then scratched my head on ot ...more
May 17, 2011 Angela rated it did not like it
Could have been a lot better. Most of it was unsurprising, because a lot of his history had already been told.
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