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by Stuart Moore,Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa,Adam Freeman,Jesse Delperdang,Phil Noto,Karl Moline,Rick Magyar,Valerie D'Orazio

Before they were X-Men...Today they are X-Men, protectors of humanity and the vanguard of mutantkind. But before they became heroes, they were just teenagers - frightened of a world that feared and hated them. Adolescence is never easy - but it's even harder when you find yourself with incredible abilities you barely understand, much less control. Take a look back at how some of your favorite mutants fought their way through childhood to become X-Men.
Download X-Men Origins II epub
ISBN: 0785146709
ISBN13: 978-0785146704
Category: Comics
Subcategory: Graphic Novels
Author: Stuart Moore,Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa,Adam Freeman,Jesse Delperdang,Phil Noto,Karl Moline,Rick Magyar,Valerie D'Orazio
Language: English
Publisher: Marvel; First Edition edition (October 5, 2011)
Pages: 176 pages
ePUB size: 1680 kb
FB2 size: 1226 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 428
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one life
“X-Men: Origins II” is an underwhelming collection of stories looking at Deadpool, Emma Frost, Nightcrawler, Cyclops and Iceman. There are some solid stories here but most of them miss the target while Deadpool’s tale simply feels out of place. There are some decent moments but, for the most part, this book simply didn’t connect. Even worse, the art is so inconsistent that it does not add to the book. There simply isn’t enough here to recommend this book.
Great way to read the origins in a condensed form
I hate posting a bad review but if you like the first Origins you will not care for this one. They were ok at best but does not live up to the first Origins. Deadpool and maybe the Cyclops origins are the only ones that were any good. Save yourself the time and effort.
Once again, the X-Men's origin is retold. I've lost count of how many times this has happened. But at least this time it's something fresh. Cyclops, Emma Frost, Iceman, Nightcrawler, and Deadpool's origins are recounted in one-shots, which are all collected in this volume. Each is by a different author and artist. But it's all pretty consistent in quality. My personal favorite was Emma Frost, but seeing as Emma Frost Ultimate Collection is being released soon, it wasn't quite as exciting. The cool thing about this book is that we get to see brief and never-before-seen glimpses into each person's past. While each of these untold glimpses is only a page or two long, most of them add more character depth then I've seen writers able to do over a 12 page run. For example, Bobby's shocked look after saving a girl he had a crush on from a bully using his powers really struck home for me. Betrayal, shock, and excitement all in one. Also, this is the first time anybody has gotten me to sympathize with Deadpool.
Overall, I would wait until this comes out in TPB for most of you. But if you're like me and enjoy hardcovers, this might be worth your money for any X-Fans out there. A sold 3/5 for this one.
Phallozs Dwarfs
The X-Men's origins are retold, yet again, but the most glaring retcon was Emma Frost's past. I haven't talked to any EF fans who are happy with her origins issue. Bollers' Emma Frost ongoing had already addressed her past. The origins readdresses her past in a compact form, but why did Marvel feel the need to retcon her past too? Unlike Morrison's and Bollers' interpretation, the story depicts Emma as an abused stripper, a victim of her past. Yes, Emma was established as a stripper in Deadly Genesis, but she was never depicted as being subservient, and she didn't meet Shaw until after her stripper years. Oh, and has Professor X visited every friggin' mutant by now??? He stopped by her door one morning to recruit her but failed.

Too many inconsistencies with already established continuity so I personally do not consider this canon.
Got this from the library.

A collection of episodic stories, each supposed to show how each mutant joined the Xmen. All serious fans already know this, repeated oft enough times. So why bother to redo this again? Cyclops with his anxiety attack before he decides to head the Xmen, Emma with her angsty search for acceptance as a stripper, etc. Absolutely nothing new here and the crappy drawings do not help.
I've only read the Emma Frost issue so I can't speak to the rest but I'd call this one a must miss. Read the 2003 version of her origins and stop there. I'm not sure why Marvel felt the need to change what had already been established.