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X-Force: Famous, Mutant & Mortal (X-Statix) (Colección Extra Superhéroes: X-Statix #1)

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Long persecuted for their genetic differences, some mutants are cashing in on their special gifts. Widely accepted by the general populace, the all-new, all-different X-Force stands in defense of the free world. . . but only if they get paid. A story about money, race, sexuality and America's obsession with celebrities -- disguised as a super hero comic.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by Marvel Comics Group
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Jason
Feb 09, 2013 Jason rated it it was amazing
It's Amazing that you can be attached after only 14 issues to a bunch of characters you've never heard of before. I'm a big fan of allred's art, so I was already on board the moment I found out about his involvement. But milligan's storytelling, which I'm not familiar with, was a nice surprise. The two styles-art and writing-worked together wonderfully, and I can't wait to read the rest of the story in the x-statix omnibus I recently ordered from amazon!
Jessica
Mar 12, 2011 Jessica rated it it was amazing
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Seemingly fame obsessed mutant team by Vertigo style creators. Many previous 90's style big guns fans hated it. I welcomed the change to the X-Force name, adored the art (Allred is an example of an artist that can draw women that look different), and loved the characters.
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Reseña de Jordi T. Pardo para Zona Negativa:
http://www.zonanegativa.com/fuerza-x/

“Están muertos. [...] Aunque si fuera ustedes, yo no me desharía de mi merchandising de Fuerza-X… porque es probable que su valor suba por las nubes”
Temidos y odiados por un mundo al que han jurado proteger frente a cualquier tipo de peligro o amenaza. Esa ha sido la contradictoria realidad a la que han tenido que hacer frente desde siempre los mutantes creados por Stan Lee y Jack Kirby, ha sido así desde el primer
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Javier Muñoz
Nov 05, 2016 Javier Muñoz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
tras algunas desastrosas etapas de X-force, les dieron carta blanca a Milligan y Allred para que hicieran lo que quisieran con la serie rompiendo si era necesario con todo lo anterior, y vaya si se lo tomaron en serio... personajes inadaptados con poderes muy raros, con nombres como mister sensible(luego el huérfano), el anarquista o doop... abuso de alcohol y drogas, juergas y orgías, tratamiento sin tapujos de temas como la homosexualidad y el racismo, interés cero en el bien común...

es un gir
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Feather Mista
Mar 09, 2010 Feather Mista rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Todo el mundo.
Recommended to Feather by: La curiosidad y sus autores.
Esta serie la leí en números sueltos, pero tenerla toda junta en semejante tochonazo debe ser una experiencia espectacular, digna de una mezcla de los más adictivos alucinógenos con lo mejor del mundo del comic y lo peor del de la tv. Ojalá lo consiga en algún momento, sea esta edición u otras más económicas.
La Revistería Comics
Integralazo con la revoluciotrunca X-Force de los sinvergüenzas de Milligan & Alllred.
Matt Graupman
Aug 22, 2015 Matt Graupman rated it it was ok
I'm not a fan of superhero comics like I once was. I still enjoy a good superhero movie but I find the comics nowadays to be too repetitive and uninspired; the stories, if they're not reboots or retreads, usually fall flat, existing as filler between generic fight scenes. I was intrigued, however, to read Peter Milligan' and Mike Allred's "X-Force" because it promised to be a subversive exploration of superpowered beings in our greedy, celebrity-obsessed culture. The reality was that it was whin ...more
Andrew
Oct 06, 2009 Andrew rated it did not like it
Probably my least favorite Milligan effort of all time. Allred is in fine form, but the themes of media and celebrtiy are simplistic at best and precious at worst.
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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

Colección Extra Superhéroes: X-Statix (3 books)
  • X-Statix: De entre los muertos (Colección Extra Superhéroes, #66; X-Statix, #3)
  • X-Statix: Buenos presagios (Colección Extra Superhéroes, #47; X-Statix, #2)

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