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X-Men: Day of the Atom (X-Men, Volume II #31)

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Finally putting to rest their own recent past, the X-Men embark on an all-new, all-different era of excitement Will the surprising return of a familiar character prove to be the saving grace of the X-Men, or will it doom them forever? Plus: a surprise twist in the life of Gambit Collecting X-Men #157-#165.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 2nd 2005 by Marvel Comics Group
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Jeff Lanter
Sep 26, 2013 Jeff Lanter rated it liked it
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My review will only cover the title story, because the second arc is mysteriously missing from Marvel Unlimited. Usually I read the reviews of something on Goodreads before picking up a book, but this time I didn't which led to interesting results. The first issue or so got me excited for the new story. I like when the X-Men is about the school and there were enough new characters that weren't in Morrison's New X-Men that I enjoyed getting caught up on the roster. After that first issue or so, ...more
J.
Jan 15, 2012 J. rated it it was ok
Well, Chuck Austen finishes his run with the same train wreck of drama he's been doing the whole time. In this volume, we see him add Xorn to the mix. As brilliant as Grant Morrison's New X-Men was, pretty much everyone will admit that the identity of Xorn was confusing at best and hopelessly entangled at worst. So Chuck Austen tries to solve (?) that problem here, and instead mangles it further. As much as I'm baffled by Xorn, I'm just going to pretend that this part didn't happen and trying to ...more
Chris
Apr 05, 2007 Chris rated it did not like it
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Seriously, Larroca's art even started to annoy Mulzer, as every five minutes I would turn to her and scream "How can they let someone who is this TERRIBLE draw my X-Men," and she would have to placate me all over again. My God, the man is a HACK! And "fan-favorite" Chuck Austin is only called that by his mom - the man can't write his way out of a paper-sack. I was out of comics for ten years, got sucked back in by "Astonishing X-Men," then bought all the TPBs to catch myself up. Morrison's New ...more
Angela
Feb 24, 2012 Angela rated it really liked it
The school takes centre stage in this book, with the new way of running things upsetting people. Xorn is back! And the school is attacked. A very good and emotionally moving storyline.
Patrick
Sep 27, 2016 Patrick rated it it was ok
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I actually buy good guy Juggernaut. Iceman seems rather out of character. Fighting random Chinese team seemed completely unnecessary. Polaris' miracle of magnetism is nice.
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"Very exiting plot, with xorn and the brotherhood of mutants back...what could go wrong"
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Chuck Austen (born Chuck Beckum) is an American humor novelist, comic book writer and artist, TV writer and animator. In comics, he is known for his work on X-Men, War Machine, Elektra, and Action Comics, and in television, he is known for co-creating the animated TV series Tripping the Rift.

In his most recent prose novels, Chuck Austen has been going by the name Charles Austen.
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