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After surviving the new Hellfire Club's opening salvo, Wolverine and the X-Men face a crisis of a different kind: funding for the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning. Wolverine's only option to keep the school open is a trip across the universe to bet everything at an intergalactic casino. Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde's pregnant - but has no idea how. And a Brood-hunting monsteAfter surviving the new Hellfire Club's opening salvo, Wolverine and the X-Men face a crisis of a different kind: funding for the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning. Wolverine's only option to keep the school open is a trip across the universe to bet everything at an intergalactic casino. Meanwhile, Kitty Pryde's pregnant - but has no idea how. And a Brood-hunting monster has come from space to take out his target at the Jean Grey School, and he'll kill anyone who gets in his way - which is just about everyone on the Logan-less campus. Plus: the new Hellfire Club wants another shot at destroying everything Wolverine has ever loved - and they've hired Sabretooth to make that a reality! COLLECTING: Wolverine & The X-Men 5-8...

Title : Wolverine and the X-Men by Jason Aaron, Vol. 2
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Wolverine and the X-Men by Jason Aaron, Vol. 2 Reviews

  • Anne
    2018-12-10 14:17

    Hey! This title is good!Lots of action, plenty of humor, and, honestly, just a great comic to look at.Wolverine & Quentin head off-world for a little gambling, in the hopes that they can win enough money to keep the school afloat for a bit longer.It goes about as well as you might imagine.Meanwhile, back at the school, the teachers and students are desperately trying to help Kitty with a slight problem she's having...This volume was just...fun. So far, I'm impressed with what I've seen, so it appears that everyone was right about this one.My only 'complaint' would be that these volume only have 4 issues in them, but other than that, I've got nothing bad to say.Definitely Recommended!

  • Jeff
    2018-11-22 08:25

    Three and a half stars rounded up.Warren Worthington has flown off (He has wings? Flown? Get it? *sigh*) the deep end, Kitty Pride is pregnant (Congrats! Boy or Girl?), the Jean Grey School of Learning is going bust and Jubilee’s baby needs a brand new pair of shoes, so it’s up to Wolverine to come up with the funds to keep the school running. A school bake sale is out, so it’s off to the intergalactic casino and time to double down and do some high rolling, baby!Wow, that went well. So, it’s exit stage right and meanwhile back at the school… Little Broo is having a difficult time fitting in.The Brood are an Alien rip-off who have fanged teeth a stinging tail and in order to reproduce they implant their eggs in other species (see Kitty Pryde above), so little Broo is probably sitting at a lunch table all by himself, even though he’s hyper-intelligent, kind and polite.Short answer: Because you spent the night with Mitchell, trolling truck stops.Bottom line: Aaron continues his entertaining run on this title and fortunately, Bachalo only illustrates one out of four issues this volume.

  • Terence
    2018-11-19 09:25

    The Hellfire Club manages to get Warren Worthington III declared mentally unfit to run his company. Which means no more money for the Jean Grey School for higher learning.Wolverine has a plan though, to take Quentin Quire and use him to cheat a space casino out of money.Meanwhile Kitty Pryde appears to be months pregnant practically overnight, Colossus is definitely not the father...After the first volume of Wolverine and the X-Men, I felt like I had enough of Wolverine and the X-Men for a lifetime. I just happened to come across the second volume at my library and I decided to give it another try. It was slightly better than the first volume, but it was still incredibly goofy. I have no problem with a goofy character or two, but when the entire tone is goofy it gets tiring. I mean Wolverine's plan for money is to use a telepath to count cards so they could rip off a casino because that couldn't possibly go wrong.I must admit I do like Quentin Quite, but he was a lot more fun as the lone goofball in a group of serious characters. He blends in a lot more with the characters at the Jean Grey School, but his trip with Wolverine was fun. Wolverine and the X-Men volume 2 was better than I expected, but I don't envision myself continuing to read this series.

  • Sesana
    2018-12-08 08:36

    I'm really liking this series. Sure, this volume has a little less madcap action than the first, but it has enough of the same elements to be successful. The formula of mutant school colliding with real-world problems seems to be working, because now Wolverine is up against that most dreaded foe of education: the budget. Naturally, Wolverine decides to make up the shortfall by gambling in a space casino and taking hilariously surly Quentin Quire with him to psychically count cards. As you do. Meanwhile, back at the school, there's an invasion of microscopic Brood. Plenty of zany to go around, and lots of fun.The last issue is rather more serious, and actually spotlights Henry McCoy. I've always liked Beast, and he often gets glossed over. I guess it's hard to write for a character like him. Aaron does a great job of highlighting him, and even gives Abigail Brand a few good scenes. I like her, and I like seeing her now and then.The title gives the impression that the book is mostly about Wolverine, but it's not. It's a true ensemble book. And that's more than fine by me, because it's a great cast. There are more students and teachers at the school than get real page time, but that's ok. The ones in the spotlight are ones that I like, and they're used effectively. I'm actually getting attached to some of these new-to-me students, which will make reading the rest of the series a lot more fun.

  • StoryTellerShannon
    2018-11-16 09:28

    Wolverine needs money so he takes a psychic kid up to a space station for high stakes gambling. Meanwhile, there are major problems back at school. It had its moment but overall it was an average run that didn't take itself too seriously and sometimes got the humor right. OVERALL GRADE: B minus.

  • Sam Quixote
    2018-11-26 11:42

    The Jean Grey School’s financial benefactor, the billionaire mutant Angel, is declared mentally unsound and is removed as head of his family’s company so Headmaster Wolverine has to find money from somewhere to keep the lights on – what better way than to head into space to one of the universe’s most flash casinos with teenager/student self-proclaimed genius Quentin Quire in tow to count cards? Meanwhile, Headmistress Kitty Pryde is infected with an alien virus so Beast leads a team of gung-ho students including a Shi’Ar Prince and Genesis, a teen clone of Apocalypse, inside Kitty’s body to fight the virus on a microscopic level. But an alien academic is headed to the school to snuff out one of the students in the name of alien evolutionary theory. Will Kitty, in her compromised state, be able to stand up to this new threat?If you’re a Marvel fan and aren’t reading Jason Aaron’s “Wolverine & the X-Men” series, you need to get on board right now. This is definitely the best title Marvel have – it’s so good it made me forgive them for the last Marvel book I read, the abysmal event title “Avengers Vs. X-Men”.Jason Aaron’s struck gold by teaming Wolverine up with Quentin Quire. Quire – or “Kid Omega” – is the sassy, drily humorous teenager with a pink Mohawk, a god complex, psychic powers and an immeasurable intellect. The two together have great chemistry with Wolverine being talked down to by the over-entitled arrogant teenage voice while trying to maintain the reasonable adult facade as Headmaster to a student. Quire is definitely my favourite character in this series – he’s just too funny, despite his snottiness, and he steals every scene he’s in.In fact, the teacher/student dynamic is one that works across the board. Long-time readers of X-Men will be familiar with Beast, Ice Man and Kitty Pryde but seeing them take on the roles of teachers and responsible adults shows another side of their characters that’s only previously been looked at by Grant Morrison in “New X-Men”. It’s a deeply refreshing approach.The small touches in the script and art are brilliant. Rogue’s got a gym class; Doop is a sub; Ice Man’s office is made purely of ice; the continued presence of the Bamfs is delightfully chaotic; and the visual joke of Wolverine in a wheelchair, like a hairy Professor X, is genius. Continuing their innovative approach to comics like the “Augmented Reality” content in their “AVX” line of books, there’s a Twitter feed of all the characters appended to the final pages of the hardcover. The Tweets basically reflect the story with the characters somehow finding time to tweet their reactions while all the actions going on but it’s a fun addition and Marvel should be commended for trying new things with their books. There’s also a 4-page letters section where a different X-Man replies to some fans’ letters which is another nice touch.The light-hearted and fun tone of the book is a relief from the many comics that take the overly serious approach, and Aaron’s sense of humour coupled with the artists’ visual gags make “Vol. 2” a hugely enjoyable book. And speaking of the artists, Nick Bradshaw does amazing work for 3 of the 4 issues in this book. Bachalo’s stuff is awesome too but Bradshaw’s was eye-catching, detailed, and impeccably drawn. I hope he and Aaron work together more in the future and I will definitely look out for books with his name attached.Aaron’s take on the X-Men is as fun and imaginative as the best this series has ever been and it’s easily the most enjoyable superhero series they have going. He flawlessly juggles three entertaining storylines at the same time, tying them together and complementing one another brilliantly. All of the characters’ voices are convincing and familiar, the larger than life storylines – hey, let’s go to space! Why not? – feel perfectly in keeping with the series; “Wolverine & the X-Men, Vol. 2” showcases a master writer at the top of his game and is comics at their most tremendous. More please!

  • Mike
    2018-11-16 08:29

    As others have said better, this book feels more serious (or at least less zany) than the first one. The tone shifts back and forth between comedic (Wolverine and Quentin Quire "team up") and a little more straight ahead threatening (the Brood problem gets worse and weirder). So it's still amusing here and there, making this a more pleasant book by far than most X-books these days. However, the more uneven tone (or perhaps just complex) makes it less of a wild ride and more like a choppy read.How this story affects one of the students is genuinely sad however - they'll be forever affected by the events, and while that's a catch-phrase every comic book editor will bust out at a moment's notice, I'm really sympathetic to the lasting impact they'll have to deal with.If not for the last story, which was a blast, I'd have to end this review on a slightly sour note. The adventures and battles were much more to my liking there, and a little sweetness at the end is all we really needed. The exchange between Quire and Broo in the middle of the last chapter was perfect. The appearance of Abigail Brand always has me grinning - she's a character that deserves a *lot* more exposure than she's gotten, with her strength, total sarcasm and willingness to take on the dirtiest job on (off) Earth.Still a good book, and though I'm not a complete fan of Bradshaw's art, it's good - easy to read the action, good camera work - just seems caught partway between "completely silly" of Bachalo (whose return for issue 8 definitely helps that book) and "serious and realistic".

  • Gavin
    2018-12-02 13:35

    Wolverine's new school is broke, because even though it's funded by Angel (Warren Worthington), Warren's not quite himself, and as such, has no access to the funds of his company. Leave it to Logan to find a way to secure the $$...the story is hilarious and right on in so many ways, because this is more the headmaster Logan we expected to see.Kitty also finds herself attacked and needs help from everyone to make it out.An old adversary is hired by the New Hellfire Club to attack one of the faculty members, and no, it's NOT Wolverine! This leads to a pretty solid fight.A very solid book.

  • Keith
    2018-11-15 11:19

    I really enjoyed this, and quickly acclimated to Bradshaw's art even though I didn't think too much of it when it showed up at the tail end of Vol 1. X-Men books always dance on the edge of pure pyrotechnical saturation, and even though W&tXM is by no means the most extreme and/or violent book in X-World, there's something about the staggering amount of things happening, from alien bar brawls to parasitic pregnancies to the candy-colored freakout of each page layout, that really shorted out my synapses by the time I closed the cover. If for no other reason than this, I'm giving it four stars -- seriously guys, give me freakin' room to breathe! A particular highlight of this volume is when Beast gives the class a tour of the mutant body via the use of Ant-Man's shrinking technology -- the ridiculous classroom antics are my favorite parts of this series. Ms. Frizzle would be proud.

  • Scott (GrilledCheeseSamurai)
    2018-12-14 13:31

    Space gambling, Face eating, diamond sprouting trees, hand to hand combat inside a living body.Just another day...

  • William Thomas
    2018-11-26 07:16

    What an absolute $&@!show. I'm really just very sick and tired of complaining about how Marvel's executives continue to foul up great Marvel books, but once again, they've managed to get me riled up. Volume 2 isn't a bad showing at first glance. It's tons of fun and has more than a few fantastic subplots. What makes the book damn near unreadable is the pacing and the artwork. Marvel's head honchos have been double shipping more than half of their titles, which means the output tends to get sloppy and if an artist can't keep up with the pace, they grab a few other artists to handle full issues, or even worse, just a few pages here and there. Which means one issue could have 4 very different artists working on it. It makes the entire experience dizzying and does absolutely nothing to add to any linear aspects of the story. This needs to stop. On top of that, having Aaron write 2 issues a month for this bad about 4 other titles means that every book suffers. Not from the ideas or general stories, those are still fine. But it's the small detailed nuances that get shoved aside in favor of increasing quantity. Marvel, knock it off and try competing in the marketplace with quality instead of quantity. Writing: CArt: D

  • Bradley
    2018-12-05 11:13

    Well holy crapola, I'm getting a double dose of awesome. I get to do a little of the cosmic with the down to earth at the same time. I think Wolverine looks GREAT in a wheelchair. He's really shaping up to be a great new Prof X. The jokes keep coming and they're all working great. I want to say that this character or that is my new favorite, but I simply can't do it. They're all rocking hard. Even Angel, my officially most unfavorite character, is shaping up into a real screwball. Who knew? It looks like I have a lot of issues to back order, too. The insanity will never end.

  • Virginia Rand
    2018-12-09 08:22

    Never get your biology from an X-men comic, I suspect they decided they didn't give a toss. :-P

  • James
    2018-11-18 07:34

    An enjoyable volume, but with this series I always get the sense that writer Jason Aaron is trying too hard to offer a flood of ideas. There's some fun plotting here, notably Wolverine and Quentin Quire heading to an interstellar casino to get money to keep the school running. But there's also a strained subplot about a renowned space biologist willing to kill to keep the Brood bloodline pure--not a very scientific idea--and a tiresome capper involving Sabretooth on a rampage in space, an environment where it seems it would be easy to keep him from doing too much damage (just pop the airlock, right?).The characterization, particularly for the teens is consistent over the top, and I wish Aaron wrote them in a more naturalistic register. Also, despite their inexperience, the youngsters in the title seem to be able to handle any kind of opposition, which diminishes the interest somewhat. But the setting and stories are clever...maybe not as clever as they think they are, but clever enough, which keeps this X-fan reading.Read digital versions

  • Arturo
    2018-11-26 13:28

    Reading the 1st few pages I realized this isn't the title for me. The way it continued the goofy, silly hijinks atmosphere from the 1st volume. Where as I'm looking for big event, serious in tone, plot moving toward something catastrophic. Of course this wasn't it. And I thought what a great idea, Cyclops team/book goes thru that. While Wolverine's book gives everybody a change of pace, plus its a more kid friendly book. Its not what I was looking for, but I enjoyed it. I'm glad I read it.I can go into everything that was going on, and what I liked, but its too much. Once again a lot going on in the backround, but this time with art by Bradshaw, which is perfect for the title.

  • Travis Duke
    2018-11-30 10:20

    Very middle of the road, Nothing horrible but nothing exciting really either. Book two starts with Wolverine and Quire teaming up to gamble and make some money for the school, We then get a brood invasion of sorts with a pregnant Kitty Pride. Broo gets a good chunk of the book and its fun however, Sabertooth is now helping the hellfire club and his cameo is almost worthless expect we get some good Bachalo art. Beast vs. Sabertooth should have been more fun and it wasnt for me. Overall the book feels more geared for kids with the art and basic story, not my favorite.

  • B
    2018-12-10 10:15

    I really liked the first book and did not like this one as much. I'm not exactly sure why. I think it might be for the incorrect reasons that the villains were too mean and the Wolverine plot seemed out of place. Oh, also, an important tip. Kindle software does not know how to do comics. The panel-by-panel mode hardly zooms in at all. Comixology has a much better reader and Play Books at least lets you zoom at the page as though it were a single picture.

  • Ma'Belle
    2018-11-15 07:35

    I thought this second volume was fantastic. All three of the stories that happen alongside each other were fun and well told.I don't use Twitter in real life, so the Live Tweets at the end of some of the issues don't really interest me. I'm curious to know if regular Twitter users find those sections more readable.

  • Tamahome
    2018-11-24 09:22

    I'm talking about the first 3 chapters with art by Nick Bradshaw. Funny, science fiction-y, great, detailed art (he also did the cover). A breezy read for the ADD among you. The 4th issue or chapter changes in tone and becomes darker when Chris Bachalo draws it, even though it's the same writer.

  • Christopher
    2018-12-13 10:27

    I was skeptical of the lighter tone to this book, but Jason Aaron, in his esteemable capacity, makes this an engaging read and brings that lighter tone to a corner of the Marvel Universe that's known for terrific light fare amongst a larger amount of great darker stories.

  • 47Time
    2018-11-18 13:21

    The Wolverine and Kitty stories run in parallel and the dynamism is pretty fun. I found the arc difficult to put down. Obviously they win in the end, but there are still repercussions which I expect will be explored later on. I just wish they hadn't used Bachalo's confusing artwork on the last issue. It's a chore to understand what happens in his panels.Wolverine's school has run out of money and Worthington has lost access to his fortune because of his condition. Wolverine flys Quentin to a casino on planet Syn where he intends to win the money for the school. (view spoiler)[The situation gets more complicated when they are found to be cheating and barely get away with their lives. (hide spoiler)]Kitty's pregnancy is evolving too fast to be human and turns out to be a Brood infection tailored to her DNA. Her condition works like a beacon for an alien who can control the Brood. (view spoiler)[The alien is Dr. Starblood and he wants to kill Broo because of his unnatural, pacifist behavior.Kid Gladiator shrinks himself to microscopic size with Pym's technology to fight the Brood. He is followed by Beast and several other X-Men who destroy many of the Brood. The real fight is won by Broo who snaps into his Brood persona and viciously attacks the alien who is then apprehended by SWORD. (hide spoiler)]

  • Amy Rae
    2018-11-18 14:18

    This one was a tougher sell than volume 1, in part because "Kitty is pregnant with a nightmare" and "Logan and fucking Quentin Quire are gambling in space" aren't stories that make me sit up and shout hurray. When you aren't a huge fanilow of the A or the B plot, that's a pain in the ass. But it's okay.

  • Steph
    2018-11-15 11:17

    Loved the first, but the second went way down for me.

  • Jeff
    2018-12-09 09:38

    Perfectly fine.

  • Mario
    2018-11-13 12:36

    This review originally appeared on my blog,Shared Universe Reviews. Wolverine and the X-men is a great example of superhero comics done right. More importantly (to me anyway), it’s a great example of an X-men comic done right. There have been many, many different takes on the X-men and there have been quite a handful of very positively reviewed and fondly remembered creative runs on various x-titles. For every New X-men or Astonishing X-men, there has been an X-men Forever or Uncanny X-men by Chuck Austen. What makes Jason Aaron’s first eight issues of Wolverine and the X-men so good is the quantity of story and the surprising depth for what seems to be a humour and action comic on the surface.Two of the things that make these issues memorable are two of the now often ignored elements of X-men comics: 1) A school for mutants, 2) being a mutant means something and 3) uses the x-men’s expansive history to his advantage but also contributes embellishments to it. Mutants are often confused by writers and fans as being a type of superhero. Although that is often the case, mutants are forever separated from the Avengers, Spider-man and the Fantastic Four because being a mutant makes them different. For Aaron, a mutant is an allegorical device for the awkward years of teenagers. By writing a comic about mutants, Aaron is actually writing a comic about learning to get to know yourself and others. Many of these characters are put in situations where they have to reflect on the type of person they are be it Broo who discovers his dark and violent self or Kitty Pryde who realizes she’s afraid of growing up or maybe even Wolverine who leads a not so secret double life as Headmaster by day and mutant assassin by night or, yet another example of Genesis having to (eventually) deal with the past of the mutant he was cloned from.There's so much going on inside thisissue, Bradshaw haw to draw asplit screen cover! How great is that?Aaron also has a healthy respect and admiration for some of the better X-men comics of yesteryear. He regularly references or alludes to past stories and characters arcs but he does so without copying them. Sure, he creates a new school for mutants but his story is contextualized within the x-universe and the characters are as aware of the forthcoming destruction of the school grounds as the readers are. Aaron also finds a way to capture the frenetic day to day life of a school for teenaged mutants run by mutant superheroes. It’s craaaazy! Interdimentional demons teleporting all over and creating mayhem, supervillains attacking the school, young mutants taking out their angst and frustrations on the world by using their powers, and so much more.I’m having a difficult time focusing my thoughts on this comic because there’s just so much about it that I think is great! Like the art. I’m a fan of Chris Bachalo’s art on X-men titles in general. He brings a nice chaotic beauty to x-characters and it suits X-men comics more than quite a few other artists. His art on the three opening issues match the writing so well it’s nearly impossible to think of a better collaboration between artist and writer. Then comes issues #4 to 6 where Nick Bradshaw takes over on pencils. His style is radically different from Bachalo’s but he brings a detail heavy quality that somehow contributes to the frenetic tone established in the first three issues. His lines are clearly defined and there’s cleanliness to it all that’s absent from Bachalo’s art but it works. I found myself liking one artist over the other with each issue I read until I realized, it doesn’t matter. They’re both good and they each have their own strengths and weaknesses. For example, Bachalo exchanges clarity for energy but that doesn’t mean his action scenes are unreadable. It’s all there for us to see but compared to Bradshaw, things do look a little messy in Bachalo’s issues.I’m not sure how to conclude my review. I just feel like gushing. There’s so much about Wolverine and the X-men volume 1 and 2 that I liked and quite a bit that I loved. I got so excited while reading the comic. It’s just great superhero comics. It’s so fun, it has plenty of action and it’s also very, very funny. Aaron demonstrated he can right funny comics during the several years he wrote solo Wolverine series and mini-series but he takes it to a new level in Wolverine and the X-men. More important than anything else, this comic has heart. Aaron and the rest of the creative team pack a lot of story, character development and more into these 20 pages issues. It’s a comic that I liked while reading but it’s also a comic that I could think about and enjoy after the fact. My one complaint is that the writer and artists don’t give the comic a lot of room to breathe. Ah, who am I kidding, I’ll take a breath once I’m done rereading these issues.

  • Matti
    2018-12-03 07:18

    Er blijft zoveel gebeuren in Wolverine and the X-Men, met zoveel kleurrijke personages, en het amusement lijkt niet snel te stoppen. Meer graag!

  • M
    2018-11-26 08:27

    Writer Jason Aaron brings us the second volume of Wolverine's new mutant school. Opening with Beast offering an interactive exploration of biology (shrunken inside Toad), the staff realizes Kitty has been absent from her duties. When she is discovered with a 9-month pregnant belly, things go from bad to worse. The offspring is actually a genetically-designed virus of infectious micro-sized Brood. In truth, it is all a plot by the alien professor Xanto Starblood to distract the X-Men and kill the peace-loving Broo. During all this mess, Wolverine and Kid Omega have popped over to the other side of the galaxy, hoping to scam an interplanetary casino and make enough money to keep the school doors open. Despite the oddity of its premise, this collection works. Excellent characterization really drives this book, as the staff and students of the Jean Grey school struggle through, what is to them, another ordinary day. Quentin Quire actually proves to be a snarky surprise, Beast gets to show brains and brawn, Kitty demonstrates her collected facade in the face of danger, Kid Gladiator stubbornly refuses to lose to a white blood cell, and Angel's rebirth begins paying hilarious yet poignant dividends. Even better, the oft-muddy pencils of Chris Bachelo are replaced for a spell by the clean cartoon images of Nick Bradshaw. Double down on this volume for some excellent mutant fun!

  • Michael
    2018-12-12 12:36

    So far I am really liking this comic book story. One of my favorite super heroes are the X-men and this story has Wolverine, Iceman, Kitty Pryde, and a whole bunch of new younger X-men. This volume include a very interesting story where something happens to Kitty and the other have to do something to save her. I won't give away any spoilers. I really like how each issue includes different story and some of them focus on specific character and flip flop to each different one. This story actually utilizes all of their character, which I really love. There is one thing I really dislike though. I loved the art for the first 3 issue in this one, but then for the fourth issue they go back to the same crappy art from when this new comic started. I really hate that old art. I am really hoping this gets better in the future. They really need to improve on the cluttered feel the story. In the last issue I had trouble understanding what was happening because the art made really confused. I hope this improves as the story goes along because I really love the stories that are coming out of this comic. I really suggest you guys pick this up if you love the X-men like I do.

  • Tom
    2018-11-21 13:23

    Apparently, running a school where things literally explode on a regular basis is an expensive thing, and no one told Wolverine that. Plus, when you righthand woman Kitty Pryde is infested with tiny Brood aliens, there are more problems. This volume picks up where the first left off as Wolverine tries to raise the money to fund his school (only to have a plot twist at the end reveal that they will never have to no matter how much the preadolescence Hellfire Club throws in their path), as Logan tries an outer space casino with a disobedient rebel telepath to help him count cards, and the school is attacked by an alien biologist who can converse intelligently while planning on murdering a single of the school's students in the name of righting something scientifically "wrong" with the poor kid's expected place in the universe. Some of the students, particularly hit-first-never-ask-questions Kid Gladiator are a ton of fun, and I'm looking forward to more as soon as my Kindle Comixology ap puts them out.

  • Jeff Lanter
    2018-12-07 07:12

    I've come to a decision. I know a lot of people like some of the lighter and even wackier books that are coming out from Marvel right now, but I don't. While I always appreciate humor, I've read too many of these lauded books (Daredevil and this title come to mind) where the plot is silly, uninteresting, or too brief. This volume of Wolverine and the X-Men suffers from all of that. Some of the moments like Quentin and Wolverine going to a casino feel contrived and done more for comedy than for storytelling purposes. It doesn't help that this story was not particularly funny except for one moment. While I know many people like sitcoms, I do not and do not want that experience out of a comic book. I like Jason Aaron, the characters in this series, and the art of this book, but the plot was a pretty big letdown and has killed my interest in Wolverine and the X-men. I may be in the minority of people who feel this way about this new trend in comics over the last year or two, but I will be avoiding any title that goes for this tone or style in the future.