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Uncanny X-Force Vol. 3: The Dark Angel Saga…

Uncanny X-Force Vol. 3: The Dark Angel Saga Book 1 (2012)

by Rick Remender

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X-Force's existence is leaked to the press, but in the ensuing battle, Dark Angel is released from the mind prison Psylocke established and takes the wheel. Then there's a throw-away issue with Magneto asking Wolverine to do him a favor (killing a former Nazi), which Wolverine does without asking any questions. Then comes the beginning of the Dark Angel saga. Basically, they need a "life seed" to keep Dark Angel from becoming the next Apocalypse. Dark Beast states that he has one in his laboratory - in the Age of Apocalypse alternate world. X-Force goes into AoA, but they're stranded. A lot of fighting ensues.

I didn't think this trade was as good as the first two in the series, mainly because it's mostly fighting and less character building. Plus most of it takes place in the Age of Apocalypse, and I haven't gotten around to reading that yet. I'm sure it's probably more interesting to those who are already knowledgeable about that universe. Still, it's not bad, and I'm going to buzz through the next trade tonight to see what happens. ( )
  schatzi | Feb 28, 2013 |
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Apocalypse's heir, Archangel, has picked up where his predecessor left off, amassing an army of En Sabah Nur's greatest servants! The only hope X-Force have of saving Warren Worthington from the dark entity that inhabits his soul rests in a dimension where Apocalypse, and his technology, took over the world: the Age of Apocalypse! However, before X-Force can obtain the thing capable of saving their friend, they must defeat the Amazing X-Men! Plus: Magneto uncovers X-Force's existence, and the only way he'll keep their secret is if they assassinate a mysterious figure from his past! Why can't Magneto do the deed himself? The answer is buried in a terrible secret from the ashes of World War II. Collecting UNCANNY X-FORCE #8-13.

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YA. GRAPHIC NOVELS. As Apocalypse falls, Archangel rises! Warren Worthington is losing his fi ght with the beast within - the monster known as Archangel, Horseman of Apocalypse, destined to become the heir to the mutant warlord's evil. Only one thing can stop it from happening. Unfortunately for Warren's teammates on X-Force, that one thing is in a dimension in which Apocalypse has brought the world to its knees: the Age of Apocalypse. But as Wolverine and X-Force encounter twisted versions of familiar faces, one question remains: If the Age of Apocalypse is over, who has transformed this world back into a living hell? Can X-Force recover the item they need and return home in time to stop Archangel's ascension to Apocalypse's throne?COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-FORCE 8-13. Ages 15+.… (more)

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