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Young X-Men, Vol. 1: Final Genesis (Young X-Men #1)

2.92  ·  Rating Details ·  103 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
In the wake of Messiah CompleX, there are no X-Men and young mutants Rockslide, Blindfold, and Dust are alone and directionless. Until the day Cyclops recruits them to hunt the new incarnation of the Brotherhood - and kill them.

Joined by a pair of new recruits, the young X-Men learn a hard truth about the world post-Messiah CompleX: Sometimes old allies make for deadly en
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Paperback, 120 pages
Published December 3rd 2008 by Marvel
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J.
Jul 19, 2014 J. rated it really liked it
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Mouse
Jun 01, 2015 Mouse rated it it was ok
Whoa! There's a girl with no eyes in this!!! Other than that...not much worth reading here! These characters are flat and I don't seem to want to care about them. The story is a mess and hard to follow! The Young X-Men end up mixing it up with the New Mutants (but they're actually the New Brotherhood of Evil?) in a simulation and then things get really confusing! This starts at Young X-Men #1 but it feels like we missed something and I hate when that happens. Apparently I missed a huge story arc ...more
Brad
Nov 10, 2009 Brad rated it liked it
Cyclops brings together the remnant of the New X-Men in an all-new (well, newly-branded to fit in line with the Young Avengers) team that goes after the original New Mutants, who now are living in the Hellfire Club, for some reason. It's a fairly basic new-team plot with a decent twist ending. Marc Guggenheim brings in his own new mutant, Ink, who has Tatooed Man-like powers and uses mildly annoying slang, but is interesting enough. The highlight is definitely Yanick Paquette's art. His style is ...more
Angela
Jul 28, 2015 Angela rated it liked it
The X-men are gone. Cyclops recruits some young mutants to take on the Hellfire Club. The Club is full of old x-men, and to make matters worse, Blindfold has foreseen someone dying. This is a good introductory volume to a new team. It's interesting to see how dangerous Dust really is. I particularly liked the new character, Ink's powers. A good read.
Patrick
May 13, 2016 Patrick rated it liked it
This volume falls a little flat when compared to other X-titles. The best thing about this short-lived series is Marvel's attempt to find a new home for the "New X-Men." Those characters were really coming into their own, but after Messiah Complex, Yost and Kyle went to X-Force and took some characters with them. The rest fell by the wayside. Rockslide, Dust, and Blindfold are all good characters, so it's nice to see them at the forefront of a book. It's unfortunate, however, that the story is p ...more
Feather Mista
May 25, 2011 Feather Mista rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Incondicionales de la franquicia
Recommended to Feather by: Que estaba a mano
Supongo que no es un comic malo de por sí, pero huele tanto a "hagámosnos los todo cambia", y me consta que nada cambia un comino, que no llega a ser lo que entiendo por "buen Cómic". A su favor tiene algunos de los diálogos y el dibujo de Paquette, que de todos modos no estaba tan afilado como en su Batman Inc. posterior. También le baja puntaje que el capítulo final de la saga esté en el tomo siguiente, que ni sé si leeré. En resumen: un comic esquivable como esta misma review.
Arturo
Pretty simple story, and predictable. Rockslide, Dust and Blindfold are joined by some new mutants. They're sent by Cyclops after the original New Mutants. One reason is Sunspot is part a of the hellfire club. ( I Think from an X-Treme X-men story). Donald Pierce is the main villain.
Shannon Appelcline
May 24, 2013 Shannon Appelcline rated it liked it
Shelves: comics, comics-marvel
A confusing premise and uneven pacing keep this book from excelling. It's still got OK characters and interesting conflict.
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