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"Messiah War" Review

In Comic Reviews on June 26, 2009 at 8:00 am
X-Force/Cable: Messiah War

X-Force/Cable: Messiah War

“Messiah War” Parts 1 – 7

Writer: Dwayne Swierczynski (Cable); Craig Kyle & Christopher Yost (X-Force)

Artists: Ariel Olivetti (Cable); Clayton Crain (X-Force)

I know, I know.  I rant and rave too much about the X-Men’s current direction.  Yes, there have been some missteps.  Yes, there have been some misled, horrible arcs (”Sisterhood”, I’m glaring at you).  But “Messiah CompleX” set a new direction for the brave new world of Marvel’s merry mutants, after their numbers were reduced to around 187 post “M Day”.  “Messiah CompleX” was announcd as the first part of a trilogy of stories, and the second part is here in a crossover between the surprisingly well written and undeniably popular Cable and X-Force, titled “Messiah War”.

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