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X-Factor 259: Peter David, Carmen Carnero, Jay Leisten, Matt Milla
When Peter David first re-launched X-Factor as a noir-esque detective agency, I was all about it. I was enthralled by the Madrox mini-series that set up this premise. I don’t remember exactly what that book was about, but I remember thinking that this format fit perfectly with Jamie Madrox as the hard-boiled detective solving cases in a world of thick black lines, muddy colors, lots and lots of shadows with just enough of Jamie’s dry wit.
By the end of that mini, it was announced that a new X-Factor book, helmed by Mr. David, would soon find it’s way to the comic shops bringing the sensibility of the mini to a new ongoing surrounding Jamie with familiar faces to form a team. I wasn’t very sure this was a concept you could pull off with more than one lead, but if it was David writing it, it would be good.
And it was…
…until it wasn’t.
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