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Cable Classic, Vol. 1

(Cable (1993) #1-4)

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Opening with a one-man assault on the Mutant Liberation Front, Cable finds himself haunted by the failures of both past and future (not necessarily in that order), converging on him at once in the form of his doppelganger Stryfe. The secrets of the Six Pack and the quest of the Clan Chosen will be revealed."
Paperback, 248 pages
Published March 19th 2008 by Marvel
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Andrew
Apr 20, 2009 rated it did not like it
An odd collection...

They have Cable's introduction which is a messy affair.

Then skip New Mutants #88-100 and X-Force #1-15.

They have the mini-series Cable: Blood & Metal, which is okay but it really only makes sense if you were following X-Force and it is a sort of prologue to X-Cutioner's Song.

Then they skip X-Cutioner's Song which is where a lot of Cable finally gets revealed, if still a bit unclear.

Then they have Cable #1-4 which takes place after X-Cutioner's Song. Though it follows up a lit
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Shannon Appelcline
Cable: Blood & Metal. Cable's initial mini-series is one-part flashback to the Wild Pack (now the Six-Pack due to trademark concerns) and one part modern hunt after Stryfe. And none of it's particularly interesting. The big confrontation between Cable and Stryfe should have been fundamental, but it turns out to just be minor setup for the X-Cutioner's Song a month or two later, which addressed the question of who these characters are at a much deeper level. Still, there's some nice development f ...more
Baba
Apr 23, 2020 rated it it was ok
It is Louise Simonson's last hurrah, leaving the X-books with Cable, who's mantle was picked up by Rob Liefeld. These tales are just the start of what became the very huge Cable legacy within Marvel. 5 out of 12.
Collects New Mutants #87, Cable: Blood & Metal #1-2, and Cable #1-4.
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Devero
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Il volume raccoglie la prima mini di Cable e i primi 4 albi della serie regolare. Nel complesso all'epoca mi parvero buone storie, ma rileggendole di recente ci si rende conto di quanto risentano del periodo d'inizio anni 90 e quanto poco siano invecchiate bene. Si salvano, nonostante alcune cadute di stile, i disegni.
Roman Colombo
Jun 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: marvel
Cable's mythology is really convoluted...And that's just from this. Still, it is a fun series and he's an interesting character. Romita's art was definitely the best in the book.
Μιχάλης
May 05, 2018 rated it liked it
Καλό γράψιμο από τον Fabien Nicieza και τη Louise Simonson, πουόμως δε σώζει ούτε τη σχεδόν ακατανόητη πλοκή ούτε το μετριότατο σχέδιο.
David
Oct 21, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: comic-books
Yup. It was okay. That's about it.
Dan
May 31, 2015 rated it liked it
Re-read of Cable first volume.
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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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