House of X #5
Writer: Jonathan Hickman
Artist: Pepe Larraz
Cover Art: Pepe Larraz & Marte Gracia
Okay… I am not sure how I feel about this issue… or where Jonathan Hickman is taking the X-Men.
Simple fact… as I read House of X #5, I could not get out of my head the idea that this is a cult and that these are not the mutants I grew up reading.
As revelation continued through the book, I was just shocked. I enjoyed the story, but is this how the X-Men are going to be moving forward? I’m not sure how I feel about that.
And Charles Xavier feels like a villain right now.
Maybe I am wrong and I am misjudging the book, but I am having a difficult time wrapping my head around what is happening. Accepting that this is the new status quo.
I have not made a final decision if I am sticking with the X-men titles after the end of this dual limited series arc, but I am still holding my final opinions back. I just am not sure if how to feel.
I have to say, that scene where the populace of Krakoa showed up to chant “MUTANT” at the “returning” heroes… just not what I expected.