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Essential X-Factor, Vol. 3 (Essential X-Factor #3)

3.49  ·  Rating Details ·  79 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
One's married to his ex-girlfriend's clone, the other's fighting a monster possessing HIS ex-girlfriend True love has never run smoothly for either Summers Brother, but at least X-Factor's adventures make for an interesting babyhood for the infant eventually to be known as Cable Demons, cyborgs, trolls, aliens and, of course, the Terrors of the Eighties, Mr. Sinister's ...more
Paperback, 520 pages
Published December 16th 2009 by Marvel (first published 2009)
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B. Jay
Nov 29, 2016 B. Jay rated it liked it
Poor Weezie. Writer Louise Simonson took over the X-Factor series, starring the forgotten and lame duck original X-Men, and revitalized it right out of the gate with the creation of the powerful mutant antagonist Apocalypse. She continued to write many of the original X-Factor's best comic moments, including the transformation of the Archangel, and the first big X-Men crossover, the Mutant Massacre. But she never really got respect for being such a huge influence in the X Universe, partly due to ...more
Jason Luna
May 20, 2015 Jason Luna rated it it was amazing
It's pretty much another run through the "Chris Claremont X-Men Universe", although in this case, the Louise Simonson version technically. But her style bears similar similarities, good ones, to Claremont's decades long run about these well meaning mutants who get picked on by humanity and have to fight other mutants.

The strength of all these X-Men comics (between Classic X-Men, Uncanny X-Men, Wolverine, and others, like twenty essential volumes alone!), which this one is no different, is the em
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Sam Poole
Okay so: inferno is very good. The orphan maker and nanny story is very good. The trolls and gold two parter is fun. The single Archangel story is great. Judgment wars? Ummmmm....too long. Predictable, convoluted, heavy handed and overlong. It's a six part story! With very little of consequence happening outside of Xavier sensing them in space and Ship gaining some stronger perspective and sense of self. Not s great way to close out and ther wise strong trade, though those strong parts are ...more
David
Aug 21, 2016 David rated it it was amazing
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Again I love this series!

There's a wonderful 2-parter with Arthur Adams artwork that has to be one of my all-time favorite X-men adventures. It's a full-on Fantasy tale with Trolls set in London.

On the downside, there's a six-parter, "Judgement War" at the end of the book that's not quite up to snuff.
Gretchen Richards
Jan 10, 2014 Gretchen Richards rated it it was amazing
A good collection of x-factor comics. The story is a little difficult to follow at first if you have no prior knowledge of x-factor, but then it all clicks into place. I greatly enjoyed reading this one.
Elijah Kinch Spector
Jun 20, 2011 Elijah Kinch Spector rated it it was amazing
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Everybody is someone's baby, and the Simonson/Simonson run on X-Factor is probably my favorite run on any comic ever.
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Louise Simonson (formerly Louise Jones, when married to artist Jeff Jones) is an American comic book writer and editor. She is best known for her work on comic book titles such as Power Pack, X-Factor, New Mutants, Superman, and Steel. She is sometimes referred to by the nickname "Weezie".
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