Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Uncanny X-Force: The Apocalypse Solution Premiere HC [2011]

UNCANNY X-FORCE: THE APOCALYPSE SOLUTION PREMIERE HARDCOVER
Following the events of X-Men: Second Coming, Cyclops told Wolverine to disband the covert black-ops team X-Force due to the mutants entering the Heroic Age. Wolverine secretly put together a new team consisting of Archangel, Fantomex, Deadpool, and Psylocke. During the San Diego Comic-Con writer Rick Remender announced that the first arc will begin by the resurrecting Apocalypse, which “obviously has ramifications to a number of characters, notably Warren.” 

SERIES HIGHLIGHTS
- The Clan Akkaba resurrects Apocalypse in the form of a boy 

- X-Force rescues Deadpool after facing the Horsemen War 
- Psylocke is trained to kill Archangel if Apocalypse controls him 
- Cameo of the Horsemen Holocaust from the Age of Apocalypse 
- The team tracks the Clan Akkaba to their base on the moon 
- E.V.A is destroyed and X-Force defeated by the Final Horsemen 
- The origin of the Final Horsemen of Apocalypse is revealed 
- Rome 281 the Horsemen War was born out of poverty 
- Gettysburg 1863 the Horsemen Famine was born after the death of his family 
- Kumamoto 1833 the Horsemen Pestilence was born by rage and disapproval 
- Persia 325 the Horsemen Death was born from attaining his birthright 
- Wolverine faces off against Death but suffers from an overwhelmed healing factor 
- Fantomex defeats the Pestilence and saves Wolverine by tricking Death 
- Deadpool saves Warren however Apocalypse's ship teleports leaving them behind 
- The Horsemen War has fallen in love with Psylocke due to Fantomex's manipulations
- Fantomex tricks Akkaba ship into thinking it has teleported off the moon
- Deadpool feeds a weakened Archangel pieces of his arm
- E.V.A teleports three of Apocalypse’s Horsemen off to an unknown planet
- Psylocke attempts to convince the rest of her team to train Apocalypse

This hardcover collects
Uncanny X-Force #1-4

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5