Astonishing X-Men Vol. 2: Dangerous - Joss Whedon Reviews
Description:ISBN 078511677X / Genre: Graphic Novels / Comics / Author: Joss Whedon / Paperback / Reading Level: Young Adult / 144 Pages / Book is ... more
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 2: Dangerous - Joss Whedon ... published 2005-11-23 by Marvel Comics / A tragic death at the Xavier Institute reveals a powerful enemy living among the X-Men that they could never have suspected - and no, it's not Magneto. Things heat up in a way none of the X-Men ever dreamed, but will teamwork save the day when they can't even depend on themselves?
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by - written on 23/03/12 (Useful, 12 readings)
The second volume of Joss Whedon's run on Astonishing X-Men is not as strong as the excellent "Gifted", but still a very entertaining read. In the wake of events of the first volume, Wing, the young mutant who's lost his powers, commits suicide in the Danger Room, causing the advance technology of the team's training facility's program to go completely off script and override its own safety protocols, threatening the X-Men (now with the addition of their risen from the dead teammate Colossus) and young students. The Danger Room has been a part of the X-Men's routine since the team's inception, so taking that familiar element and turning it into ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/01/08 (Very useful, 18 readings)
Initially Joss Whedon was only signed up to write twelves issues of Astonishing X-Men but apparently he was having so much fun that he signed up for twelve more. I'm not completely convinced by that argument. Joss Whedon likes to tell stories on a large, broad scale, giving us a piece of the character jigsaw a little at a time whilst, generally putting his characters through the wringer and facing them off with his latest inventive definition of what a baddy ought to look like. He can't do that in just twelve issues True to form, Joss doesn't just bring back his own Ord of Breakworld or Magneto or any other classic X-Men for another few rounds in the ring. ... Read the complete review