Sunday, April 5, 2009

27. X-Men: Endangered Species by Mike Carey, et al.

#27

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Title: X-Men: Endangered Species
Series: X-Men
Authors: Mike Carey, et al.
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 192
Publisher: Marvel
Twitter: @marvel
Format: Hardcover
Rating: 4/5 stars
Finished: 4-5-09

After the events of House of M, there are less than 200 mutants alive in the world, and they are looking at the extinction of their species. The X-Man Beast decides to take it upon himself to find a cure for this problem, crossing boundaries he never thought he'd cross to find that cure.

It is an interesting premise; what lengths would you go to ensure the survival of your species? I think the X-Men comics have been wallowing for some time now, not knowing what direction to go in, but I think the stories and ideas that can come out of this graphic novel are a good starting point.

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