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Road to War of Kings by Chris Yost
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Road to War of Kings

by Chris Yost, Dan Abnett (Author), Bong Dazo (Illustrator), Paco Diaz (Illustrator), Frazer Irving (Illustrator)4 more, Andy Lanning (Author), Paul Pelletier (Illustrator), Andy Schmidt (Author), Dustin Weaver (Illustrator)

Other authors: Michael Hoskin (Author), David Yardin (Cover artist)

Series: X-Men: Kingbreaker (collects 1-4)

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The X-Men have been defeated. Havok, Polaris, and the Starjammers are being held and tortured in the most secure prison in the universe. Marvel Girl, Korvus, and Lilandra are being hunted by the Imperial Guard. Vulcan is Emperor of the Shi'Ar Empire and his expansion has begun. No King will stand when Vulcan and his armies are done. Join Christopher Yost (X-Force) and Dustin Weaver (Star Wars: KOTR) as they spin the story of a fight against insurmountable odds. Plus, The Secret Invasion may be over, but the Inhumans are still reeling from the terrible wounds inflicted on them by the Skrulls. And this time, the Royal Family and their massively powered people have been pushed too far! You have never seen the Inhumans like this - and it's only the beginning! Collects X-Men: Kingbreaker #1-4, Secret Invasion: War of Kings, and War of Kings Saga.… (more)

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I have a soft spot for Marvel Cosmic. I think it started with the Micronauts. So I'm pretty excited about this event. Definitely some characters I don't recognize, but I'm liking it a lot and the "Saga" comic really helped fill me on events that I had missed. ( )
  ragwaine | Oct 2, 2019 |
Not much to say about this other than it bridges the story from where it left off as a mostly X-Men related story to a much more broad storyline that ties into several of Marvel's cosmic titles.

Recommended only if you're interested in these titles and have been keeping up with the Marvel storylines that are leading into War of Kings. ( )
  tapestry100 | May 12, 2010 |
It's about time that Marvel starts using their cosmic characters more often, and I have really enjoyed what I've read so far.

If you're unfamiliar with the Inhumans, the Kree, and the Shi'Ar Empire, then this trade will probably make little sense. However, in the very back, there's a good overview of the last several years of history for the Inhumans, the Shi'Ar, and the Starjammers, so that's a good place to start.

The art is good, and I've always liked Christopher Yost (who did most of the writing collected here). My only complaint is that there's a lot of fighting without much plot development, which I hope will be remedied in War of Kings proper. ( )
  schatzi | Feb 5, 2010 |
Too much Star Wars and not enough Marvel Comics - plot confusing - mixed bag of characters - no development within the story - erratic jumping around from one group to another - hard to maintain focus on the story's progress. Too much came before this collection and too much left to happen afterward, but not enough here to make me want to see out the remainder. ( )
  GothicGuru13 | Jan 20, 2010 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Chris Yostprimary authorall editionscalculated
Abnett, DanAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Dazo, BongIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Diaz, PacoIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Irving, FrazerIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Lanning, AndyAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Pelletier, PaulIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Schmidt, AndyAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Weaver, DustinIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Hoskin, MichaelAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Yardin, DavidCover artistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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