Two of the stronger X-Men titles during an incredibly strong period for X-Men titles in general, April will sadly see the cancellation of both Greg Pak’s X-Treme X-Men and David Lapham/Robert De La Torre’s Age of Apocalypse.
It’s time for the last reviews section I’ll be doing this year. I have to make it a little quicker than usual, too, because I’ve got to bob out to pick up some quality sherry for Santa next week. The higher the alcohol content, the better the present! I think that’s how it works, anyway.
This week was an incredibly packed one for comics, with everybody trying to get as many issues out as possible before Christmas. However, I’ve knocked it down to four issues, each from a different publisher. Diversity! Sort of.
This week I’ll be reviewing The Spider #7, X-Treme x-Men #8, Harbinger #7 and Birds of Prey #15.
Marvel have revealed what their ‘X-Termination’ teaser image is all about: a crossover storyline between X-Treme X-Men, Astonishing X-Men, and Age of Apocalypse. Spinning around the fact that there are currently a series of different Wolverines being used right now (along with a couple of Nightcrawlers) the story will be a cross-dimensional adventure between the three books. There will be an opening and closing one-shot, with each series crossing over for one issue, for a total story in five parts.