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X-Statix, Volume 4: X-Statix vs. the Avengers (X-Statix #6)

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Who's stronger? Who can beat whom? Well, you're about to find out! And how! America's favorite mutant team, X-Force, squares off against Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, in the rumble of the century...or at least the next four months!

Collecting: X-Statix 19-26
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 1st 2004 by Marvel
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The_Mad_Swede
May 23, 2016 The_Mad_Swede rated it liked it
This fourth and final volume collects issues #19–26 of Peter Milligan and Mike Allred's oddball superhero series X-Statix (with Nick Dragotta doing the art chores on issue #20).

The volume opens with a two-parter, in which Vivisector plays the main part, and the moves into the main course: the five-parter title story, in which Vivisector, Venus Dee Milo, the Anarchist, Dead Girl, Mr Sensitive and Doop have to go up against the Avengers (Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Ant-Man, Scarlet Witch and
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Oliver Hodson
Sep 09, 2016 Oliver Hodson rated it it was amazing
Just loved it. Although there would be different nuances, this is what justice league vs. doom patrol could look like. I think it's great how boring the avengers look and how their neuroses are put on a level with the x-statix neuroses. The scenes where the straight-laced conventional cap vs. the counter-cultural but seemingly ineffectual (& sweaty) anarchist, and the homoerotic betrayals of hawkeye and the viviscetor's battles are the highlights of search for doop's brain.

What is it about a
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Shannon Appelcline
May 22, 2014 Shannon Appelcline rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics, comics-marvel
Overall, I felt like this was the volume that proved that X-Statix had overstayed its welcome, but it was still worth reading.

The Cure (19-20). A very nice character piece on Myles, at times touching and funny and revealing more about him than we've seen in the whole series [7+/10].

Avengers vs. X-Statix (21-25). I've never been thrilled with this penultimate X-Statix tale. It tries to be clever by playing with an old trope of super-team teamups, but for the most part it's a dull fight. The Iron
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Feather Mista
Feb 14, 2015 Feather Mista rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Vengadores
Recommended to Feather by: X-státicos
Impresionante. Un final despiadado y patético para una serie que logró que le tomara cariño a una patota de personajes despiadados y patéticos, pero siempre genialmente desarrollados por Milligan y representados por los Allred.
Lo mejor: la pelea de caricias entre Mr. Sensitive y Iron Man.
Lo peor: que ya me habían espoileado el abrupto final y eso me hizo disfrutarlo menos; que alguna de las muertes terminan siendo tan intrascendentes que ni nos las muestran; y que si bien la serie mantiene un ni
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Ondra Král
Jan 25, 2016 Ondra Král rated it liked it
Vážně už je konec? Vážně?

X-Statix/X-Force mi bude setsakra chybět, tohle byla jedna z nejlepších superhrdinských sérií co jsem četl. Zatímco celou dobu přinášela nový pohled na superhrdinský žánr, v posledním booku bohužel spadla to "klasiky" (sice dobře napsané, ale člověk čeká něco víc). Takže tu nejprve máme příběh, kdy Vivisector najde lék na svoji mutaci, a pak si to X-Statix několik sešitů rozdává s Avengers. Ti tu sice jsou občas prezentovaní jako ti špatní, ale k ničemu radikálnějšímu n
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Adam
Nov 01, 2009 Adam rated it liked it
Still a good series, but it had grown low on the freshness that made this series such a blast in the beginning. The Iron Man vs. Mr. Sensitive vs. a bunch of naked people issue, though, is hilarious.

Three stars.
Mark CC
Sep 17, 2016 Mark CC rated it it was ok
The Avengers stuff was not the best, and while the last issue was pretty great (art particularly), the whole collection seemed like an out-of-directions end
Greta
The best and most hilarious fight scene is in this chapter. (Iron Man vs. Mr. Sensitive) I would highly recommend this book mainly for that reason alone.
La Revistería Comics
¡¡Lo que todo el mundo esperaba!!
La pelea definitiva entre los famosos Vengadores y los infames X-Statix, en un festival de patetismo, rencores y las muertes más injustificadas del cosmos mutante.
Albert
Aug 28, 2014 Albert rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
Great way to end the series with a little team-up/fight with the Avengers. It's a treat to see Allred illustrate the classic Avengers.
Josh
Aug 28, 2015 Josh rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
Same assessment as for the first volume of X-Force. This one was fun if only to see a lighter take on the Avengers. I especially enjoyed the "fight" between Mr. Sensitive vs. Iron Man.
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Peter Milligan is a British writer, best known for his work on X-Force / X-Statix, the X-Men, & the Vertigo series Human Target. He is also a scriptwriter.

He has been writing comics for some time and he has somewhat of a reputation for writing material that is highly outlandish, bizarre and/or absurd.

His highest profile projects to date include a run on X-Men, and his X-Force revamp that relau
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Other Books in the Series

X-Statix (8 books)
  • X-Force, Volume 1: New Beginnings
  • X-Force, Volume 2: Final Chapter
  • X-Statix, Volume 1: Good Omens
  • X-Statix, Volume 2: Good Guys and Bad Guys
  • X-Statix, Volume 3: Back from the Dead
  • X-Statix Presents: Dead Girl
  • All-New Doop

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