X-Men #30&31 Reviews

It was great to have the chance to work with a writer like Brian Wood in a book like X-Men and that's something that you can see in the pages.

And people has seen it too, check what people say:

X-Men #30

David and Álvaro López's art is a dream. It's beautifully consistent and stunningly rendered.

David Lopez creates an excellent look that matches the more earnest storyline. He draws the many women of the book with dignity and strength instead of using those all-too-common cheesecake shots.

Super Podcasto Magnifico!:
David Lopez is on art duty here, and he does an excellent job.


The Comixverse:
I’ve been a fan of the Lopez’s work since Hawkeye & Mockingbird. This is their strongest work to date.

Outer Realm Comics.

Comic Vine:
First off, i want to say a BIG thank you to Brian Wood and David Lopez for everything that they have accomplished in this issue, I'm not even stretching it, the men have done a fantastic job with picking the majority of things up where Gischler left off. X-Fans, as said in the title of the review, this is the book you NEED to get!

The art is really good as David Lopez takes over.

Comics Kong:
David Lopez’s art is really lovely.  He does everything right, from beautiful faces to dynamic story telling to powerful action.  The art alone could be worth the price of admission.

Thirteen Minutes:
David Lopez is not an artist I was familiar with, but his work is simply fantastic, and I think instantly underrated. Dude should be a star that everyone knows.
Grade A.

PDX Comic Geek.

Comic Box (French).

Big Planet Comics Podcast #48:
Check 45'25".

PsychoRelik Studios.

Comic Attack.

Psylocke… like a butterfly.

Interested in sophisticated fun?
David Lopez is an artist I wasn't familiar with, but I was instantly blown away by his John Cassaday meets JH Williams III art. It's got this really glossy and consistent polish to it, but then a lean, kinetic, detailed, and thin line weight that I just adore.

Bleeding Cool:
This is also the first time she (Storm) has looked this good in ages, thanks to the new take on her tiara and some subtle costume tweaks by the always dependable and classy David Lopez.

X-Men #31
Between Wood's objective approach to the story and characters and David Lopez's beautifully accessible artwork (clean, inventive and delicate without ever losing the weight of the action), this is an X-book that demands to be read not just by fans of mutants and superheroes, but fans of any sci-fi.

David Lopez’s artwork syncs up perfectly with the heavy drama and insidious plot.

Comic Vine:
This is the book that'll have you on the edge of your seat.

The writing is good and the art is great ant it makes a fun yet intense issue that is really satisfying. Any fan of the series will love this and it is a decent spot for new readers to start but picking up the previous issue is a very good idea but not one hundred percent necessary.


The Low-Frequency Listener:
(This is a curious/fun interview to the book itself.)
David López (pencils) and Álvard López (inks) provide clear panels that clearly depict the occurring events at a glance. The compositions are concise, clear, and accessible. The characters radiate a sense of movement and motion that López conveys with the character positioning and subtly tilting the frame. These techniques combined with the action of the plot help readers imagine the characters in action.
And the expressions on the faces! Look on page 27 (counting the ads) at the bottom panel with Psylocke. Sorrow, concern, perhaps a bit of fear exude from he expression. Her head's slight downward tilt accompanying the mere 7 short lines that mark the brow, and the 6 lines  beneath each eye immediately convey Psylocke's reaction to her brain scan of the alien…and her findings are dire…although to learn about those findings fully, you need to buy the next issue.

Comics Blend:
If you love the old school Storm when she was a confident, commanding, tactical and thoughtful leader then you’ll enjoy this book for that reason alone. Lopez conveys her powerful presence and steely looks perfectly.
Giant monster, strong women, freaky scientific mysteries makes this one badass X-book.

Psylocke… like a butterfly.

Thirteen minutes:
 Yeah, there’s big action, big ideas, big personal moments, and also big contributions by artist David Lopez. I try to keep things semi-classy around here, but damn it if his work doesn’t give me an art boner. I mean, I get excited when Psylocke actually looks Asian, Storm looks like she’s plausibly North African, Pixie has an impish/elfin quality to her. Dude is frickin’ paying attention to what he illustrates, not just schlocking it out. All the while his style is clean and crisp and vibrant in a way that engages you fully.
Grade A.

PDX Comic Geek.


  1. Lmao. Thanks for the uploading these, i'm the 'AgeofHurricane' reviewer from Comicvine, by the way.

    Lmao. Gracias por subir estas, yo soy la "Edad del huracán" revisor de la Viña Comic, por cierto.


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