Marvel Comics & S.W.O.R.D. #2 Spoilers & Review: King In Black Casts Shadow On X-Men & Reign Of X As Cable MIA! What Is Protocol V?


Marvel Comics and S.W.O.R.D. #2 Spoilers and Review follows.

King In Black Casts A Shadow On…

….X-Men and Reign Of X As Cable MIA!

What Is Protocol V?

Here’s the dramatis personae and creators credits page to get you looped into this new team.

SWORD’s next mission is to find Cable by heading to Krakoa first.

The threat of Knull is real and his King in Black symbiote forces have overrun the globe.

Something called Protocol V will be employed by SWORD?!

On Krakoa, Fabian Cortez amps up Sunfire’s light powers to defeat the dark of Knull’s symbiote dragon as Magneto watches. 

In the hatchery, where the Five are, these are the resurrection mutant team essentially, they…

…are introduced to Protocol V by Mentallo.

The book ends in Krakoa with…

…a symbiote’d Cable read to take on his own team and Magneto!

The Pulse:

While I enjoyed the series’ debut issue, I was worried about a King in Black tie-n, but it was intriguing, entertaining and well drawn. Solid yet anticipated cliffhanger. 7.5 out of 10.

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