RETRO REVIEW - X-FORCE (VOL 1) #1
Review for X-Force (1991) 1-A

Comic Book by Marvel, Aug 01 1991
     
 
  Details   Reviews   Stats    

Review By

     

kingfish333
August 12, 2009

RETRO REVIEW - X-FORCE (VOL 1) #1

Who ever said you can't go back to your childhood? I re-read X-Force #1 recently and can't help but think to myself, was I really that impressed at one point in my life with terrible art, mediocre writing and cool looking (but not practical looking) characters with little or no personalities? The answer is, I guess I was. And that basically sums up X-Force #1. The comic was defiantly a product of the 1990's.

Cable, who takes over leadership of the New Mutants, takes his newly formed X-Force crew to find a new HQ and fight the evil Mutant Liberation Front. There's a lot of fighting that takes place, big guns, curvy women and terrible art. Cable has a few panels where he show a little personality, but not much, while "a mysterious man" named Gideon teaches Sunspot something, and Nick Fury wants Cable dead... sigh.

I have to give it to Rob Liefeld, the smartest man in comics. He drew almost all of his comics seemly half-assed (including this one), but not only created X-Force, but Cable and Deadpool. He was in the right place and time and new exactly what comic fans in the 1990's wanted and cashed in. He also sold jeans.

Finally, I do actually have happy childhood memories of this book, but not enough to give it over 2 stars.

Comments

No Comments

My ComicCollectorLive
Not in Wishlist Wishlist
No
Not in a Current Order Ordered
No
Not in a Cart In Cart
No

For Sale

Sort
My Parents' Basement
Myparentsbasement
Hero Mortal Villan
139 2 3
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Divide and Conquer
DivideAndConquer
Hero Mortal Villan
915 3 3
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
kirkcomics
kirkcomics
Hero Mortal Villan
915 10 1
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Pawl's Attic
pawlsattic2
Hero Mortal Villan
1079 6 2
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
BlueMoon Comics
BlueMoon
Hero Mortal Villan
2172 15 3
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Alpha Comics
pottersan
Hero Mortal Villan
1016 6 0
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Bamf!!!!
monidaw1
Hero Mortal Villan
2303 10 0
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
East Bay Comics
ebcomix
Hero Mortal Villan
2220 8 3
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Timeboomerang
podolj
Hero Mortal Villan
183 0 0
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
The Hero's Edge Collectibles
TheHerosEdgeCollect
Hero Mortal Villan
5 0 0
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Atlas Comics!
Comicgeek69
Hero Mortal Villan
79 1 5
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Titan Comics
Trimbletitan
Hero Mortal Villan
110 8 8
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Multiverse Comic Books and More
HT
Hero Mortal Villan
105 2 0
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
3 Geeks Comics
lonewolf26
Hero Mortal Villan
299 0 0
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
UNTAMED WORLDS- Subscribe with us and save!
untamedworlds
Hero Mortal Villan
425 1 1
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Astonishing Adventures
theseriouscollector
Hero Mortal Villan
981 13 3
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%
HeroLand Comics
HeroComics
Hero Mortal Villan
942 6 3
  • Satisfaction Rate: 100%