Big Issues: Generation X delivers ResurrXion’s freshest take on Marvel’s mutant heroes

Each week, Big Issues focuses on a newly released comic-book issue of significance. This week, it’s Generation X #3. Written by Christina Strain (Runaways, The Magicians) with art by Amilcar Pinna (All-New Ultimates, M.O.D.O.K.: Assassin) and Roberto Poggi (Black Panther: World Of Wakanda, Inhumans: Attilan Rising), and colors by Felipe Sobreiro (The Legacy Of Luther Strode, Venom) and Nolan Woodard (Uncanny X-Men, All-New X-Men), this issue excels at creating a strong group dynamic and establishing a campus feel for the Xavier Institute. (This review reveals major plot points.)

Marvel has been going back to basics with its X-Men line as part of its “ResurrXion” event. The problem with that approach is that it’s basic. Most of these series are an improvement on the last year and a half of X-Men comics, but there’s a staleness that permeates much of the line. Marvel tried …

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