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Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 05: Ghost Box

by Warren Ellis, Simone Bianchi (Illustrator)

Other authors: Kaare Andrews (Illustrator), Clayton Crain (Illustrator), Alan Davis (Illustrator), Adi Granov (Illustrator)

Series: Astonishing X-Men (Vol. 5, Issues #25-30 & Ghost Boxes #1-2)

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LOVED the alternate universe outcomes at the end of the book ( )
  GeetuM | Jun 3, 2016 |
I don't like the X-Men as killers. ( )
1 vote MikeRhode | Nov 12, 2014 |
So yeah, this was garbage. I expect so much more from Warren Ellis. It was practically unreadable. Art was terrible to behold. Seriously, why was this published? ( )
  fighterofevil | Aug 26, 2014 |
Joss Whedon left and this series went all sorts of to hell. The biggest problem with this volume is that, in the previous installment, Joss, as he is wont to do, had a character sacrifice herself to save the rest of the X team. She wasn't dead, but she was certainly going to be gone for quite a while, assuming she ever made it back, and it was all very emotional. This volume never mentioned that. At all.

The plot of this is just awful and mostly doesn't make sense. The last chapters are depressing and come out of absolutely nowhere. The group had won a battle with the bad guys and then all of a sudden things are different. And apparently they lost. But there's no explanation of what's happening. I can't say whether the last sections were, fittingly, an alternate universe thing or if the series is over or what. I suspect it was an alternate universe, but that should definitely be made more apparent. ( )
  A_Reader_of_Fictions | Apr 1, 2013 |
Collects Astonishing X-men #25-30 plus Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes #1-2 ( )
  angellreads | Oct 20, 2010 |
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Bianchi, SimoneIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Andrews, KaareIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crain, ClaytonIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, AlanIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Granov, AdiIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0785127887, Paperback)

It's the book you've been waiting for! The superstar team of Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi are ready to take the X-Men to the "Second Stage"! Messiah CompleX pulled the X-Men team together, Divided We Stand tore them apart. Now the X-Men are back to business - with a new look, a new base of operations, and a mystery to solve that will take them into previously uncharted territory and test them to their core! Collects Astonishing X-Men #25-30, Ghost Boxes #1-2.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:01 -0400)

The X-Men are back to business - with a new look, a new base of operations, and a mystery to solve that will take them into previously uncharted territory and test them to their core!

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