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X-Statix Presents by Peter Milligan
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I didn't get as much of a kick out of this as I did Milligan's original X-Force/X-Statix run. Dead Girl didn't stick to its premise, which was to take shots at the trope of comics characters dying and come back. Milligan took shots at every trope as it came up--Dr. Strange's quirks, his servant's, the supervillain getting repeatedly beaten, etc.--and even threw in some self-referential X-Statix stuff.

It's good for a single read but in the end, it felt like I Can't Believe It's Not the Justice League by Giffen and DeMatteis, a phoned-in return to the good ol' days.

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Reading Progress

August 23, 2009 – Shelved
August 23, 2009 – Shelved as: comics
Started Reading
August 25, 2009 –
page 120
August 25, 2009 – Finished Reading

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