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Astonishing X-Men #16 Review - Comic Book Revolution
Astonishing X-Men has been a consistently great read. Certainly the best X-Men comic book prior to Ed Brubaker taking over the writing duties on Uncanny X-Men. Joss Whedon has impressed me by continually delivering strong stories that are a great mix of humor and action. I fully expect Astonishing X-Men #16 to be another excellent read. Let’s roll to the review. Creative TeamWriter: Joss WhedonArtist: John Cassaday Art Rating: 9 Night Girls out of 10Story Rating: 9 Night Girls out of 10Overall Rating: 9 Night Girls out of 10 Synopsis: This issue starts with Ord making a jail break from The Peak, S.W.O.R.D.’s headquarters in space. Ord smashes out one of the space station’s windows and grabs hold of a space shuttle flying next to the headquarters. Ord hops inside the shuttle and his getaway is complete. Agent Brand angrily demands that they find out who is working with Ord. Inside the space shuttle, we see Danger, Ord’s new partner in crime, behind the wheel. We then cut to Xavier’s School, where Wolverine has climbed a tree and his hiding from the Beast. Big bad Wolverine continues to talk like a scared little English school girl. (I can’t get enough [...]