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Cable Classic, Vol. 2

(Cable (1993) #5-14)

3.33  ·  Rating details ·  45 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Every hero has to face the demons of his past, even when they're from the future Cable's son is out for vengeance, but only if Cable's clone doesn't get it first Reprinting the original revelation of the multi-dimensional mutant mercenary's origins Meanwhile, Omega Red, the Acolytes, and Belasco prove that no matter how many old enemies a hero has, there's always room for ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 5th 2009 by Marvel (first published July 29th 2009)
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Shannon Appelcline
Uneven, never great, a real disappointment given Cable's potential at the time.

Sinsear (Cable #5). An assassin sent back from the Apocalyptic future is a great premise, but this is a dull fight that mainly serves to set up the Tolliver mystery [2+/5].

Fathers & Sons (Cable #6-8). This is the arc that creates the modern origin of Cable as the true son of Scott and Madelyn and the source of the Stryfe-clone. In doing so, it reverses some of the more shocking reveals of X-Men: X-Cutioner's Song, whi
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Crazed8J8
Jan 30, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An interesting collection of stories. We learn a lot about Cables history and ties to the Summers clan in Fathers and Sons. We have a great story featuring Omega Red, the Acolytes,and Colossus, which was a solid read. And we finish off with some more history of Cable being unveiled by Belasco as Cable and Lee Forrester team up.
All in all this collecting has some great artwork (i didn't really know the artists names, so that was a pleasant surprise), and all of the stories are quite good! Defini
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Roman Colombo
Jun 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
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I have mixed feelings about this volume. The first arch, that FINALLY clarified Cable as Cyclops' son, and Stryfe as the clone, was good. And the Omega Red/Acolytes story worked better than I expected. But then a weird story in Flordia and Limbo (can't decide which is worse). I hope Fabian Nicieza comes back to the book soon. 3.5 stars
Baba
Apr 23, 2020 rated it liked it
The book begins to develop the Future/Present Cable mythology, as well as featuring the classic 'Father/Sons' story arc. There's also Omega Red, the Acolytes and Belasco. 6 out of 12
Collects Cable #5-14.
David
Oct 27, 2016 rated it liked it
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Marginally better than the first collection. This one shined a bright, sunny clear spotlight onto some dark and dusty corners of Marvel Universe. There's all this stuff in Cable's history that I knew that had happened but I'd never experience first-hand in detail. So that was pretty cool. We finally get the Scott and Nathan Summers reunion that sure took it's own sweet bad-ass time in happening.

The story-telling is overly convoluted and muddy. The art is nothing exceptional, terrible by today's
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Matthew Ledrew
Jan 28, 2015 rated it liked it
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"X-Cutioner's Song, Fatal Attractions, and The Phalanx Covenant all rate very high for me...

... and then, there's Cable."

Read the full review on TheBookCloset
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Strawberry
Apr 01, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Okay, objektiv betrachtet hat dieser Comic wohl nur drei Sternchen verdient, aber ich kann mir nicht helfen. Er hat halt den Nathan-Bonus.
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Fabian Nicieza is an American comic book writer and editor who is best known for his work on Marvel titles such as X-Men, X-Force, New Warriors, Cable and Deadpool, and Thunderbolts, for all of which he helped create numerous characters.

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