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X-Factor: Invisible Girl Has Vanished Premiere HC (X-Factor vol. III #9)

3.84  ·  Rating Details  ·  250 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
X-Factor has relocated back to New York, and their first client is a keeper: Franklin Richards, whose mom has disappeared and who figures that the premiere detective agency in the Marvel Universe has the best chance of finding her. Except Reed Richards doesn't seem especially cooperative in helping them locate his missing wife. What is he hiding, and does it have anything ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published June 2nd 2010 by Marvel Comics (first published May 19th 2010)
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Alan
Dec 05, 2010 Alan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A much tighter and better told story than the previous volume. X-Factor has relocated to NYC and taken back up its primary role of being a detective agency. of course how does one find an invisible woman? A combination of technology and psychometry enables the team to solve the case. Along the way very sharp dialogue is provided for Valeria Richards, and Victor von Doom (best portrayal of Doom since Warren Ellis).
Federiken Masters
Apr 28, 2014 Federiken Masters rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Los mismos
Recommended to Federiken by: Lo anterior.
No tan bueno como la saga anterior pero mejor que la siguiente, que no llegué a terminar por un capítulo. Y mucho mejor que otros comics Marvel contemporáneos. Lástima la sub-trama de Monet y Guido en Sudamérica, que es bastante entretenida pero me molesta justamente porque transcurre en esa selva indefinida que es "Sudamérica" y que ni siquiera termina en este tomo.
Lee Battersby
Is there a more tired, empty, and mined-out superhero team than the Fantastic Four? They long ago passed the divide between 'classic' and simply 'old', and teaming them up with the anonymous collection of third-stringers that comprise X-Factor Investigations makes for a story that not even a writer as good as Peter David can breathe life into.

It's the bog-standard FF conglomeration of Ben Grimm getting angry and flying off the handle, Reed Richards being replaced by a double and nobody noticing
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Christina Azzo
Oct 29, 2015 Christina Azzo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series gets better with every volume! :D This story is AMAZING and the art fits it well! It was great how they wove the Fantastic Four and Doctor Doom into this story. Valeria is a fascinating and creepy child. Her and Layla Miller should hangout. Shatterstar's fight with the Thing was AWESOME! I reread it a few times it was so good! Longshot's power's get more and more interesting. Also, hungover Longshot is great. Monet, Shatterstar and the Thing going off to fight Doom head on was great! ...more
William Thomas
Jun 14, 2012 William Thomas rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What David has going for him is his complete and total grasp on the characters in this book. That, and he has the best cast out of any current X-book being published. He's pile up all of the misfits with nowhere else to go and turned them into the most fun and entertaining read on the X side of Marvel Comics.

What pushes this volume up a notch is an artist who understands what it takes to tell a story. Although the art is heavy on Photoshop for the finished pages, it is light years ahead of the
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Jeff Lanter
Oct 25, 2011 Jeff Lanter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
iFanboy, my favorite podcast, always encourages people to just jump in and try new comic series. Since I've had an itch to get into X-Men with First Class being so good, I thought I would give X-Factor a shot. First off, Peter David can write some good dialogue. There are moments that are clunky, but for every one of those there is a killer piece of banter. As far as the story goes, I really enjoyed reading about the Fantastic Four and X-Factor together. Since I've seen the movies, I knew who th ...more
Matteo
Apr 11, 2014 Matteo rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Fino ad ora quello il ciclo che mi ha convinto di meno ma credo sia dovuto alla mia mal celata insofferenza verso i FF
Dufour
Nov 27, 2010 Dufour rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
I'm only losing interest in this title because of the long wait between volumes. Id switch to online digital comics if Marvel would wise the fuck up and sell them that way at decent cost. X-FACTOR collections of late have also defied logic in their contents, breaking stories across multiple volumes and thus making it that much harder to remember what I was reading earlier.
Shannon Appelcline
Some nice characterization for the X-Factor team and for Valerie. However, there's too much crossover with other Marvel heroes for this volume to really stand out, and I'm pretty annoyed by the Guido & Monet story stopping in the middle after a pretty thin volume.
Jase
May 07, 2013 Jase rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was ok. The series is starting to get dull ever since that Layla showed up ... BORING! Hopefully now that Havok and Polaris are on the team, it will get better.
Ralph
Oct 17, 2013 Ralph rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The writing was above average but the art was well below.

But the title alone is worth it, amIright? :)
Matt
Nov 14, 2011 Matt rated it really liked it
Shelves: x-factor
Another fun volume. Cansino's art isn't great, but David's writing is crisp as ever.
Katie
Mar 30, 2012 Katie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012, comics
I got distracted and kept waiting for Deadpool to show up. Sadly he didn't.
Sharon
Individual issues on marvel unlimited
Angela
Jul 01, 2011 Angela rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good detective story with a twist.
Brea Grant
Dec 24, 2010 Brea Grant rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i just love this series. i really do.
Philip
Aug 08, 2012 Philip rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
Enjoyed the stories. Hated the art.
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