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  • Paperback: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Marvel (May 28, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785132511
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785132516
  • Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 0.5 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)
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38 of 43 people found the following review helpful By adam david on December 28, 2002
Format: Hardcover
Like many people, I stopped reading the X-Men a long, long time ago - around the time Chris Claremont brought back Jean Grey for the umpteenth million time. Lost my faith and interest, but I still occassionally thumbed through an issue just to see what the latest farce was (the most ridiculous being Wolverine regaining his adamantium skeleton - just as the character started to become interesting again).
Then - coinciding with the release of the (generally well-done) movie - I heard Grant Morrison was taking over the writing on the book. I picked up his first issue, and right from the start you knew he'd put in his time rethinking and recreating the X-Men. New costumes; new, more adult problems facing the characters (such as the strain between Scott and Jean's marriage, the Beast's quest for identity); and, oh yes, the little matter of the genocide of all the mutants on the island of Genosha - including Magneto (Morrison has stated he has no doubt Marvel will revive the character someday - but not while he's doing the scripting).
The plot twists from this point are fantastic, and there's no turning back from some: the public revelation of Xavier and what is really going on behind the doors of his school, Logan and Jean Grey resolving their sexual tension once and for all (long over-due), Emma Frost suddenly becoming the absolute most interesting character in the series.
The drawbacks? As every other reviewer here has mentioned, it's the art. Frank Quitely's work is indeed fantastic - a welcome change from the bursting muscles and heroic facades of the past - but the others who fill in A) disrupt the continuity, even if they had been Quitely's equal (or at least in his style), but B) they're not: Kordey's pencils are, as virtually every reviewer has stated, poor, sloppy, amateurish.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Ken Egervari on June 18, 2008
Format: Paperback
Grant Morrison's X-Men run is probably the best X-Men run in the last decade. Ironically, it's a little different than other classic runs... and that's what makes it so special.

Without spoiling anything, Grant changes the status quo with the X-Men without really changing core concepts of the X-Men. His stories turn the entire framework for the X-Men on their face. The stories are well-plotted, and this collection really does read like one whole story. There's lots of nice character moments, as well as character arcs that get started here and will be expanded upon in vol 2 & 3 of the collections later on this year.

The only faults with Grant's run are the art and some of his 'big ideas' that sometimes don't seem to pan out. Because of scheduling problems with these issues, Frank Quintly did not draw every issue... so often times you will see different art styles every issue as multiple artists contributed to keep this book on schedule for the regular issues. Nonetheless, most of the artwork is good and the storytelling makes up for this.

This is really awesome work though. Seriously, if you haven't read it - do so. It's better than any of the new TPB's coming out. It contains so much core ideas that make the X-Men what it is today that it's really worth reading.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Stephen B. O'Blenis on September 15, 2005
Format: Hardcover
Reprinting #s 114-126 of "New X-Men" (formerly the adjectiveless "X-Men" that returned to its prior title after # 156) and the "New X-Men Annual 2001", this hardcover contains the first year of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely's run on the book, which continued straight on until # 154. This run of the title was....different. It aimed to reinvent the book while keeping the heart and soul of the concept and the heart and soul of the characters. The run featured fantastic storytelling, it for the most part was highly successful at keeping to the heart and soul of the original and lasting X-Men concepts, and for the characters, it was kind of a 'by-the-individual' basis, in that it succeeded with some, with some they were changed for the better, and on some I thought it kind of missed the boat. I'll try to focus my writeup on just the 13 issues presented here, although it's kind of hard to view things in isolation because these books set in motion some lasting, possibly permanent changes in the Marvel Universe.

It gets off to a tremendous start with the first 3 issues presented, the arc that introduced Cassandra Nova - who with this arc and her next couple of appearances established herself as one of the X-Men's alltime A-list villains, a level it usually takes a character much more than a year or two to attain. This arc also introduces the concept of a built-in 'timebomb' within the genetic makeup of homo sapiens, giving the species a limited shelf life before extinction, as it is.
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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Joe Kenney on May 30, 2003
Format: Hardcover
I'm not your typical comics reader. I collected and read them religiously from ages 10-17, but pretty much quit cold turkey, other than the occasional, brief period of renewed interest. When I saw the first X-Men movie, I was impressed that the producers were able to make these previously-byzantine characters accessible and cool. I picked up one of the countless monthly X-Men titles, to see if their creators were keeping up with this standard. Of course, they weren't; but a few months after the movie, Grant Morrison took over the New X-Men series, and in many ways the comic became more cool than the movie itself.
Morrison is a good writer, and his Invisibles series is one of the few that I've read all of the way through. One thing that always gets me is that Morrison is one of those guys who thinks he's too cool for his own good; while this came off as grating in his previous books, it mostly works with the X-Men. Maybe it's due to the way he reimagined a previously-boring character: Cyclops, refashioned by Morrison and incredible artist Frank Quitely, is now a leather-wearing bad-ass who, in my book, looks cooler than Wolverine will ever be. Morrison saves most of his best lines for Emma Frost however, a new addition to the X-Men roster whom most fans will love. Another character Morrison introduces to the X-roster is Xorn, a mutant healer who looks like the mascot for a heavy metal band.
This hardback book collects Morrison's first year on the title, along with the 2001 annual. The stories are generally arranged in arcs, with the last one, Imperial, mostly the best. One thing the book suffers from is the lack of Quitely; the man takes so long to draw a page that Marvel must always have back-up pencilers in the wings.
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