Pencils: David Lopez
Inks: Alvaro Lopez
Colors: Morry Hollowell with James Campbell
Letterer: Joe Caramagna
Publisher: Marvel Comics (Dan Buckley)
Release Date: January 23rd, 2013
"Ain't No Sin to be Glad You're Alive"
I was not looking forward to this issue at all. Anything that is marketed as "date night" sound like a lame comic book. I couldn't have been more wrong. I should have known better because of the date issue during AvX but I am a naysayer at times.
This issue paints a picture of the couples that exist in the immediate X-Universe that we should be aware of as well as couples that wont exist. There is also a great moment where Quentin Quire (second issue this week that he is highlighted in) has a run-in with Jean Grey. It is a comedic moment and once again makes the reader wonder if Quentin is going to start playing a bigger part in future arcs.
The only moment in here I was a little offset by was the page of kisses. I agree with Toad when he says "Too much damn kissing." I guess it was an interesting way to show a change in Storm as well as give her a new haircut, but it still felt a little strange. Lastly, I am interested in what is happening with Broo. The teaser at the end of the comic makes me a little impatient for the next issue to hit the shelves. All I can say is that once again, Jason Aaron has not let me down.