I'm a fan of these stories but for me they fall flat w/ out the color.
If you are reading these for "story" content, you are missing half the reason for the X-Men's overwhelming popularity since the early 80's - THE ART!
This whole series of Essential X-men books are a fun read unless you get bogged down in details.
I have been collecting all the X-men comics from the beginning in the 60s. This black and white essential contains Uncanny X-Men #162-179, X-Men Annual #7, and Marvel Graphic Novel... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Monica
I had no problem with the service. I would've given it five stars except for the fact that nothing was mentioned about the "essential" line of Marvel compilations was in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Timfurno
I'm reading through all of these, one at a time. I loved these comics when I was a kid; I read them in the mid-80's, and I still (with volume 4) haven't gotten up to the ones I... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Joshua Davies
If you are reading through the classic xmen essential make sure you don't get this one next, because the series reboots back to 1 going from the 1965 era to around 1970.Published 18 months ago by Kaiser
Why do i have to review a product i purchased isn't it enough to give it a star rating amazon, don't force people to do things.Published 23 months ago by Christopher P. Timpe
This volume contains great stories like the attack of the brood, Rogue joining the X men along with how they have to decide if they can trust her or not and the transformation of... Read morePublished on February 7, 2009 by Dylan Luciano
I missed the reviews of some of the other books in the Essential X-Men series and was very disappointed when this book arrived to find that it was a reprint in black and white. Read morePublished on November 18, 2008 by D. Clifton
Nasty alien monsters, Storm and the Morlocks, Cyclops solo, Wolverine in Japan. The legend continues. Read morePublished on September 2, 2007 by Blue Tyson
Ok, ok, I should say comic book junkie, because that's what they were called when I first started reading them some decades ago. Read morePublished on July 31, 2007 by Beaker 63