NYX: No Way Home (1-6) Not Quite Home Yet

NYX: No Way Home #1-6 (Marvel – Liu / Andrasofszky / Perez)

Join best-selling author Marjorie Liu as she brings NYX’s second chapter to an explosive finale you won’t believe! Plus never before seen bonus content!

So, as I’ve said about earlier issues of this book, I like everything about this book. The art was good, clear, and well hip. The story was good, but the strength was that the characters were well written and believable. I mean as much as a bunch of mutants with time stop, shape changing and psychic abilities can be…and oh yeah time traveling ghosts. This is a character driven story in the classic X-Men mode.

Here’s my problem, though. “6 of 6”. No, this is not an obscure Star Trek reference. This is supposed to be a six issue mini-series. I like those. 6 tidy issues, all story lines, character development and morals wrapped up in one tidy package.

Problem here was it was a cliff hanger, the door clearly left open for another mini-series. Now, my problem with that is if your going to write a 12 issue or 18 issue story, don’t make it a mini-series. But if that doesn’t bother you, pick it up. A quality book with stronger than average characters and great art.

B+ Overall. B for story, A for art. D for stupid, money grubbing editor tricks.

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Updated: December 6, 2010 — 10:17 pm

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