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So who is sticking with it?
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The first issue did seem a little over-the-top as far as trying to time machine back to early 1990s, but now that we are two issues in honestly this isn't all that bad. The X-ential and X-istence (did you know this is an X-Men book?) are actually a somewhat intriguing mystery. I assume since X-ential is masked head-to-toe it might be someone we recognize and/or related to someone we recognize. There is also Catalyst though his design looks too similar to Stryfe. As for Alexander Nathaniel Summers though he still feels like a total gimmick and will continue to unless his backstory is actually fleshed out in some way (Also Professor actually refers to him as Alexander Nathaniel Cable. Like Cable is Cable's last name now lol).
Basically Major X isn't very interesting to me but the world created around him is and I want to see more of how this came to be and how it will resolve.
Also for those not a fan of Liefeld's art, he only did the first issue and now hands over duties to Marvel newcomer Brent Peeples. The pencils are well done, though considering when this takes place the 90s throwback style is kind of missed
Best Comics of Week 28
X-titles: Excalibur #22 by Tini Howard (3) and Marcus To (3)
Non-X titles: Extreme Carnage--Scream by Clay Chapman (1) and Chris Mooneyham (1)
In parentheses number of times creator has had best comic this year