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Essential X-Men

Volume 5

Claremont, Chris

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Essential X-Men
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The X-Men face off with some of their greatest foes in this all-new edition - including the Juggernaut, Doctor Doom and the Hellfire Club's newest recruits, the Hellions - and team up with the Avengers, Spider-Man, Power Pack and more! Featuring the first appearances of Forge and Nimrod, and a chapter from the legendary SECRET WARS II crossover! Plus: Parts I and II of Claremont and Windsor-Smith's "Lifedeath." Collecting: Uncanny X-Men #180-198; Annual #8; & X-Men/Alpha Flight #1-2
Publisher: New York : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., c2011
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 0785126929
9780785126928
Branch Call Number: GN CLAREMONT 2011
Characteristics: 1 v. (various pagings) :,chiefly ill. ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Orzechowski, Tom
Green, Dan
Smith, Paul 1953 September 4-
Windsor-Smith, Barry
Romita, John

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The X-Men face off with some of their greatest foes in this all-new edition - including the Juggernaut, Doctor Doom and the Hellfire Club's newest recruits, the Hellions - and team up with the Avengers, Spider-Man, Power Pack and more!

Comment by: SchoolCorps Oct 15, 2012

This is one book in a series.


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Jan 22, 2014
  • grendizer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This volume collects the penciler artist John Romita Jr's run on this monthly series. Son of John Romita Sr., who came to fame with his work on Spider-Man, Romita Jr. got his start on Iron Man and Spider-Man in the late seventies early eighties. While his drawing style on X-men is darker than the previous artists on this title, his collaboration with writer Chris Claremont really had some great storytelling. Highlights include the return of X-Men villain the Juggernaut (his version of this character is a fan favourite) and the Muntant hunting sentinel Nimrod. There's a lot good stuff in here, but too many to mention. I would recommend it to anyone who's familiar with the team of mutants

This is one book in a series.

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Jan 22, 2014
  • grendizer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: These X-men stories here are a little darker than the previous ones before. It maybe intense for some children, but only comics code approved intensity (meaning: not that bad).

Jan 22, 2014
  • grendizer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Violence: Marvel comic book = lots of super humans fighting. The violence is mostly pg rated depending on your point of view.

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Jan 22, 2014
  • grendizer rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

grendizer thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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