ComicsVerse discusses the rise and fall of the time-displaced teenage Jean Grey from Dennis Hopeless’s JEAN GREY published by Marvel.
The Phoenix is gone, the waters have calmed, and Jean Grey has returned! PHOENIX RESURRECTION and JEAN GREY are finished which means it’s time to go back over some of the characters and events that will influence the future of the Marvel universe.
JEAN GREY #2 is a brilliant follow-up that reveals the beauty of comics, strength, and excellent writing. It has the potential to be of the strongest Marvel solo series.
The latest issue of ALL-NEW X-MEN is a giant leap in the right direction for the series. It uses its great cast of characters to tell an emotional story, all while being entertaining and launching into a new arc.
ALL NEW X-MEN is one of several X-books currently on the shelves from Marvel. Unfortunately, it does little to stand out. Whereas last issue highlighted each character individually in unique ways, this issue is a bore through a mystery to which we already know the answer.
The first four issues of Dennis Hopeless and Mark Bagley’s ALL-NEW X-MEN have been a fun, light-hearted ride spotlighting and characterizing some of the team’s adolescent heroes while disregarding the rest of the cast, with many strengths when it comes to art and characterization, but many weaknesses when it comes to the plot. While ALL-NEW X-MEN #5 manages to improve on some of the book’s weak points, it still comes across as flawed and as one of the weaker works of Dennis Hopeless…